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NC State Extension

NC Nursery & Ornamentals

Crop Profiles

Diseases

  • Diseases of Ornamentals – NCSU Extension Plant Pathology Portal –
    A comprehensive webpage with information on diseases of a variety of ornamental plants.
  • Ornamentals Disease Information Notes
    A webpage that provides links to over 20 publications covering important diseases found in landscapes.

Insects

  • Insect and Related Pests of Flowers and Foliage Plants
    An online document that covers some important, common and potential pests in the Southeastern U.S. Keys to help identify the insects are included.
  • Insect and Related Pests of Shrubs
    An online document that covers some important, common, and potential pests of shrubs in the Southeastern U.S. Keys to help identify the insects are included.
  • Ornamental and Turf Insect Notes – NCSU Department of Entomology
    A website with links to numerous articles on insect pests and their control. The pests are listed alphabetically under the categories flowers, house plants, lawn/turf, shrubs and trees. Pest management calendars and information on greenhouse production is included.

Weeds

  • Weed Management in Nursery Crops, Landscapes, and Christmas Trees. This portal provides information about weeds and weed management in ornamental plantings and production. Included are fact sheets on herbicides labeled for use around ornamentals including crop safety, efficacy, injury symptoms, economics and application. Links to IPM publications for nursery crops and landscape plantings are included.

Pest Management Strategic Plan

Publications