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Ginseng Disease Control - Phytophthora and Alternaria

Phytophthora leaf blight and root rot is a devastating disease which causes a leaf blight …

Precision Seeding for Vegetable Crops

Precision seeding is defined as the placing of desired numbers of seeds at a precise …

Tomatoes for Processing in Eastern North Carolina

The per-capita consumption of processed tomatoes has increased steadily in recent years. This has been …

Sources of Goldenseal Seeds, Plants or Roots

This publication offers a list of companies and nurseries that carry goldenseal seeds or plants …

Cucumbers (Fresh and Processing)

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds, and other crop pests in North …

Bulb Onions

The onion is a cool season crop that will withstand moderate freezes. It may be …

Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This factsheet covers downy mildew disease in cucurbits, including identification, transmission and disease management and …

Pythium Root Rot of Stevia

This publication discusses the symptoms and management of Pythium root rot in stevia production in …

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