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Cicadas in Nurseries and Landscapes

Posted on June 7, 2013 by ecoIPM.com blog visit us for more nursery and landscape IPM information. Follow us on Twitter @OrnaPests.  For folks in western parts of the state you may have periodical cicadas in your nursery or landscape.  Of course this will depend on a number of things including the habitat surrounding…
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Wax scale eggs hatching

Indian wax scale Ceroplastes ceriferus is a common scale on landscape plants.  In particular we find it on hollies, cherry laurel, spirea, boxwood, and barberry.  Indian wax scale is a soft scale that, as the name suggests, looks like white, gray, or pinkish wax on the branches of infested plants. …
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Safe Procurement and Production Manual (Oregon State)

Manual outlines pest and pathogen prevention methods The Oregon Association of Nurseries has published the “Safe Procurement and Production Manual,” a 100-page guide to producing healthy nursery stock by using a systems approach. The book is available online now as a PDF download, at no cost. A print version will be made…
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CEU/WORKSHOP for Growers — Nursery and Greenhouse: Water Treatment and Quality Workshop

Sarah White, Clemson University   When/Where: Davidson and Huntersville, North Carolina. January 26 2012, 9 a.m. to 4.15 p.m. You will learn how to: Manage plant pathogens, algae, biofilm, and salt problems in irrigation water Use chemical or cultural approaches to treat water, based on presentations from industry and university…
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Diagnostics System for Crop History and Disorders in Greenhouses and Nurseries

Bodie Pennisi, Extension Horticulture Specialist, 1109 Experiment Street, Griffin, GA 30223      bpennisi@uga.edu Paul Thomas, Extension Horticulture Specialist, 224 Hoke Smith Building, Athens, GA 30602    pathomas@uga.edu This manual has been put together based upon consultation with Extension specialists and industry consultants with a great body of experience. Hundreds of greenhouse problems,…
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