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Gardening Conference Registration Now Open!

June 7 – 9, 2018 Greenville Convention Center 303 Greenville Blvd SW Greenville, NC 27834 The North Carolina Extension Master Gardenersm Volunteer Association (NCEMGVA) invites you to …

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Plants Do That . . . Inside

“When plants are around, students are just smarter and pay more attention,” says Dr. Charles Hall, Ellison Chair, Texas A&M. This information …

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New Ornamental Pest Alert!

Occasionally, new insect pests and diseases of ornamental trees and shrubs are accidentally introduced to the United States. New …

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End of the Season Chores

Winter is traditionally a slow time as far as gardening is concerned. The hectic pace of taking care of …

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Composting Makes Cents

The summer gardens are about done and leaves are starting to drop from trees and bushes. Disposing of this …

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Basil downy mildew

Basil Downy Mildew

The identification and management of basil downy mildew is discussed in this factsheet.

Monilochaetes infuscans.

Sweetpotato Scurf

This factsheet describes the identification and management of sweetpotato scurf.

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Rhizopus Soft Rot of Sweetpotato

This factsheet covers the identification and management of Rhizopus soft rot of sweetpotatoes.

Dark, dry lesion on sweetpotato typical of black rot caused by C

Black Rot of Sweetpotato

This publication covers the identification and control of black rot in sweetpotatoes.

Late blight on leaves

Tomato Late Blight

This factsheet describes the identification and treatment of tomato late blight.

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Potato Late Blight

Potato blight, the pathogen best known for causing the Irish potato famine, is described in …

Botrytis on tomato stem

Botrytis Gray Mold of Tomato

This factsheet discusses the identification of Botrytis gray mold, a fungus of tomatoes.

Lettuce drop symptoms

Lettuce Drop

This factsheet discusses the identification and management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Sclerotinia minor, a fungal …