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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Cover photo for New Turfgrass Disease Profiles

New Turfgrass Disease Profiles

We have recently added three new turfgrass disease profiles to our website. They are leaf and sheath blight (a.k.a. …

Cover photo for 2019 Diagnostics Lab Review

2019 Diagnostics Lab Review

Overall, total turfgrass samples submitted in 2019 to the NC State Turf Diagnostics Lab were nearly identical to total …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Darkwinged fungus gnat

Darkwinged Fungus Gnats

This Entomology Insect Note describes darkwinged fungus gnats, an insect pest of some field crops, …

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Cyclamen Mite and Broad Mite in Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the cyclamen and broad mites, …

Brown soft scale (A) adult (B) crawler.

Brown Soft Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes brown soft scale, a common insect pest on trees, shrubs …

flower thrips

Flower Thrips

This Entomology Insect Note describes flower thrips, insect pests of grasses and flowering plants.

Greenhouse whitefly nymph.

Greenhouse Whitefly

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the greenhouse whitefly, an insect …

Figure 1. Brown marmorated stink bug.

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in the Landscape and in the Home

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the brown marmorated stink bug, …

Figure 2. Rose leaf damage by Japanese beetle feeding.

Japanese Beetles on Ornamental Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of Japanese beetle adults, which feed …

Figure 1. Japanese beetle.

Management of Adult Japanese Beetles for Commercial Nursery and Landscape Operations

This entomology insect note describes the management of Japanese beetles in commercial nursery and landscape …