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Cover photo for 2019 Turfgrass Short Course

2019 Turfgrass Short Course

Register now to attend the NC State Turfgrass Short Course February 25 – March 1, 2019. This course provides five …

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Figure 1. Ash whitefly adult and nymphs.

Ash Whitefly in North Carolina

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Figure 1. Japanese beetle.

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