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Non-Biting Midges Emerging

Chironomid midges (“fuzzy bills”) are emerging in large numbers from ponds, lakes as well as the rivers feeding into …

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Strawberry Viruses

This publication discusses the signs and symptoms as well as management of a variety of …

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Southern Stem Blight of Strawberry

The symptoms and treatment techniques of southern stem blight in strawberries are discussed in this …

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Powdery Mildew of Strawberry

This factsheet discusses the symptoms and treatment of powdery mildew in strawberries.

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Phytoplasma of Strawberry

This publication offers information on phytoplasmas, organisms that multiply in the phloem of strawberry plants …

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Phytophthora Crown Rot of Strawberry

Diagnostic procedures and treatment of phytopthora crown rot of strawberry are discussed in this factsheet.

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Maximizing Your SmartFresh℠ Investments

SmartFresh℠ (1-methylcyclopropene, MCP) is a relatively new tool for postharvest management of apples. In 2002, …

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Phomopsis Leaf Blight of Strawberry

This factsheet covers Phomopsis leaf blight, a fungus that causes lesions and defoliation in strawberries.

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Leather rot of fruit

Leather Rot of Strawberry

Leather rot, though occurring rarely in North Carolina, can cause substantial losses of fruit yield. …

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