Weed Control - Chemical, Mechanical, Herbicides

Growing Pears in Virginia

  Pear is the second most important deciduous tree fruit after apple, and it has been grown in Europe since prehistoric times. Pears belong to the genus Pyrus and probably originated near the Black and Caspian Seas. French and English colonists brought pears to America and the first record of...
Richard Marini
Virginia Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook: Organic Gardening

  Table of Contents: Objectives Introduction History Principles of Organic Gardening Soil Management and Fertility Organic and Inorganic (Mineral) Soil Amendments Fertility Management Weeds as Indicators of Soil Condition Cover Crops and Green Manures Pest Management Weed Management...
Aimee Colf
Lucy Bradley
Frank Louws
David Orr
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Producing Tree Fruit for Home Use

  Growing tree fruit in the home garden or yard can be a rewarding pastime. However, careful planning, preparation, and care of the trees are essential for success. This publication tells you what to consider before planting, how to plant your trees, and how to take care of them to ensure many...
Michael Parker
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook: Plants Grown in Containers

  Table of Contents:  Objectives Introduction Start with High-Quality Plants Transporting Plants Selecting a Container Material Weight Color Drainage Size Potting Mixes, Substrates, or Growing Media Qualties of Good Growing Media Potting Plants Repotting Nutrient Management​...
Diane Mays
Kim Richter
Lucy Bradley
Julie Sherk
Mark Kistler
Joe Neal
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook: Small Fruits

  Table of Contents: Objectives Introduction Strawberries Blackberries and Raspberries (Brambles or Caneberries) Blueberries Grapes Kiwis Case Study—Think IPM: Berry Problems Frequently Asked Questions Further Reading Chapter Text Hyperlinks For More Information NC State and NC...
Gina Fernandez
Bill Cline
Bill Cline
Hannah Burrack
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Extension Gardener Handbook: Tree Fruit and Nuts

  Table of Contents: Objectives Introduction Selecting and Placing Fruit and Nut Trees in a Home Landscape Site Selection Regional Considerations Tree Selection Cultural Practices Planting Nutrient Management Mulch Pruning and Training Factors Affecting Fruiting Pollination Pruning...
Michael L. Parker
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Vegetable Gardening: A Beginner's Guide

  Vegetable gardening consists of selecting a site, planning the garden, preparing the soil, choosing the seeds and plants, planting a crop, and nurturing the plants until they are ready for harvest. The end result is fresh produce to eat, share, or sell. Anyone who is willing to invest some...
Shawn Banks
Lucy Bradley
North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Traditional Knowledge on Integrated Pest and Weed Management in Chayote (Sechium edule (Jacq.) Sw.) Crops from Localities of Chiapas, Mexico

  This research was carried out in Villaflores and Villa Corzo, located in Chiapas State of Mexico. Specifically, throughout an ethno-agronomical approach, semi-structured interviews were designed and applied to the chayote producers who were selected by random routes. The...
Luis Alfredo Rodríguez-Larramendi
Francisco Guevara-Hernández
Rady Alejandra-Campos Saldaña
Miguel Ángel Salas-Marina
Julio César Gómez-Castañeda
María de los Ángeles Fonseca-Flores
Leonardo Valle-Ruíz
José Basterrechea-Bermejo
Acta Agronómica

Growing Pomegranates in Florida: Establishment Costs and Production Practices

  Table of Contents: Introduction Establishment Irrigation Pruning Fertilization Weed Management Inseccts and Diseases Concluding Remarks  References      
Feng Wu
Zhengfei Guan
Gary Vallad
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

2018 Southeastern US Vegetable Crop Handbook

  Table of Contents: General Production Recommendations List of Insects, Disease, and Weed Control Tables Specific Commodity Recommendation Pest Management Calibrating Chemical Application Equipment Registered Fungicides, Insecticides, and Miticides for Vegetables Insect and Weed Control...
A. Majumdar
J.M. Kemble
G.G. Kennedy
J.F. Walgenbach
R.B. Batts
M. Clough
J.M. Davis
E.R. Eure
C.C. Gunter
K.M. Jennings
D.W. Monks
J.R. Schultheis
A.C. Thornton
T.E. Birdsell
L.M. Quesada-Ocampo
F.J. Louws
I.M. Meadows
A.N. Sparks
G.E. Boyhan
T.W. Coolong
B. Dutta
S. Culpepper
R. A. Schmidt-Jeffris
P. Smith
R.L. Hassell
G.A. Miller
B.K. Ward
A. Keinath
M. Cutulle
K. Fontenot
C. Motsenbocker
T. Smith
R. Singh
E. Rebek
L. Brandenberger
G. Driever
J. Shrefler
K. Woodburn
J. Damicone
H. Zhang
R.D. French
J. Lee
A. McWhirt
R.T. Bessin
E. Pfeufer
H. Savoy
F.A. Hale
C. Sams
A.L. Wszelaki
R.A. Arancibia
R.A. Straw
T.P. Kuhar
S.L. Rideout
M.S. Reiter
Southeastern Vegetable Extension Workers