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Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Fumigant License Training

Fumigant License Training (Category F) Friday, March 3, 2017 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Franklin County Cooperative Extension Annex Fumigant training is required every …

Tobacco Research Check-Off Referendum

The Franklin County Tobacco Research Referendum will be held on Thursday, November 19, 2015. Charles Mitchell, County Extension Director, …

Be Careful With Phosphorus

The middle number in the bag of 10-10-10 fertilizer you buy for your garden indicates the percentage of phosphorus …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

Gloomy Scale, Melanaspis tenebricosa (Comstock), Hemiptera: Diaspididae

Gloomy scale is an armored scale insect pest of ornamental trees, most commonly red maple …

59 minutes agoEntomology Insect Notes

Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of bagworms, a common ornamental plant …

59 minutes agoEntomology Insect Notes

Lace Bugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of lace bugs, including the azalea …

60 minutes agoEntomology Insect Notes

Maple Eyespot Gall Midge, Acericecis ocellaris (Osten Sacken), Diptera: Cecidomyiidae

This factsheet discusses the biology and control of ocellate gall midges, which cause red and …

Japanese Maple Scale, Lopholeucaspis japonica (Cockerell), Hemiptera: Diaspididae

Japanese maple scale is an exotic, armored scale insect pest of several ornamental trees and …

Fuller Rose Beetle, Naupactus gomanni (Crotch), Coleoptera: Curculionidae

Fuller rose beetle is a generalist herbivore pest of many ornamental trees and shrubs. These …

Greenstriped mapleworm, Dryocampa rubicunda (F.), Lepidoptera: Saturniidae

This Insect Note describes the biology and management of greenstriped mapleworm, a caterpillar pest of …

Maple Spider Mite, Oligonychus aceris (Shimer), Acariformes: Tetranychidae

Maple spider mites are a common arthropod pest of landscape and nursery-grown maple trees, most …