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Summer internship flyer

Summer Internship 2021

Interested in a summer internship working on breeding and development of new nursery and bioenergy crops? This position involves …

Full-Time Job Opportunity

The Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Station is seeking applicants for a Research Specialist with responsibility for the operational management …

Summer Internship - 2020

Interested in a summer internship working on breeding and development of new nursery and bioenergy crops? This position involves …

Tom Ranney with Chancellor Woodson being presented with Innovator of the Year award

Innovator of the Year

Tom Ranney received the Innovator of the Year award for his work in plant breeding and new-crop development. Ranney, …

Summer internship brochure

Summer Internship - 2019

Interested in a summer internship working on breeding and development of new nursery and bioenergy crops? This position involves …

Cover photo for Invincibelle Limetta® Awarded Gold Medal

Invincibelle Limetta® Awarded Gold Medal

Invincibelle Limetta® Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCHA8’ Gold Medal winner at the 2018 Plantarium, Boskoop, NL. For information on licensing, contact Spring …

Cover photo for Tim Wood speaks Hydrangea

Tim Wood speaks Hydrangea

Tim Wood, The Plant Hunter, of Spring Meadow Nursery speaks Hydrangea arborescens to the Russian Nursery Stock Association in …

Summer internship brochure

Summer Internship - 2018

The internship position has been filled for 2018. Thank you to all the applicants. Interested in a summer internship working …

bright violet pearls with green/dark purple foliage

What Is the MCI Lab?

Nestled in the mountains of Western North Carolina, the MCI lab is located at NC State’s Mountain Horticultural Crops …

Recent Publications related to Commercial Horticulture, Nursery & Turf

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Seed and Seed Quality

This guide presents basic facts about seeds, including how they develop, how to store and …

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Weeds of Container Nurseries in the United States

Color guide to identification of weeds common in container nursery crop production. Also …

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Figure 1. Oxtails in a liner containing weeds.

Weed Control in Woody Plant Propagation and Containerized Liner Production

This publication discusses best practices for managing and controlling weeds in container nurseries and greenhouses, …

5 days ago

Weed Management in Annual Color Beds

Establishing and maintaining quality annual color beds requires a plan to prevent and control weeds. …

Field-grown tomato plant affected by southern blight

Southern Blight of Tomato and Pepper

This vegetable disease factsheet discusses Southern blight, a soil-borne fungus that attacks tomato and pepper, …

Diseases of Cool-Season Grasses

This guide is designed to help identify the most troublesome diseases associated with cool-season turfgrasses. …

2 weeks ago

Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

This publication discusses the best techniques for growing quality ginseng. It includes descriptions and stages …

2 weeks ago

Training and Pruning Fruit Trees in North Carolina

With training and pruning, fruit trees will develop the proper shape and form to yield …

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