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    • 2006 Georgia Gold Medal winners 

      Wade, Gary L.; Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova (University of Georgia, 2009-10-01)
      Each year a group of Green Industry Professionals from throughout Georgia gather to select a slate of outstanding ornamental plants in five categories: annual flower, herbaceous perennial, vine, shrub and tree. Only one ...
    • Basic principles of pruning woody plants 

      Wade, Gary L.; Westerfield, Robert R. (University of Georgia, 2009-02-24)
      Pruning is one of the most important cultural practices for maintaining woody plants, including ornamental trees and shrubs, fruits and nuts. Proper pruning requires a basic understanding of how plants respond to various ...
    • Basics of the H-2A visa: the temporary agricultural visa 

      Chappell, Matthew (University of Georgia, 2008-02-29)
      This publication is for owners and managers and serves as an introduction to the H-2A program. Use it as a guide to making an informed decision if you are considering hiring immigrant workers.
    • Best management practices of poultry litter in pecan orchards 

      Wells, Marvin Leonard; Hawkins, Gary L. (University of Georgia, 2009-04-02)
      The use of poultry litter as a source of fertilizer in commercial pecan production has increased dramatically in the past few years due to the rising cost of synthetic fertilizers. When managed properly, poultry litter can ...
    • Beyond butterflies: gardening for native pollinators 

      Webb, Jeffrey K. (University of Georgia, 2008-11-24)
      Pollination is essential to successful reproduction in more than 90 percent of the 250,000 flowering plant species now in existence. More than 100,000 varieties of insects, including bees, moths, butterflies, beetles and ...
    • Blossom-end rot and calcium nutrition of pepper and tomato 

      Mayfield, Joshua L.; Kelley, William Terry (University of Georgia, 2009-03-27)
      The purpose of this publication is to introduce the problem of blossom-end rot and provide a guide to effectively diagnose and treat this problem.
    • BMP in the landscape 

      Westerfield, Robert R.; Wade, Gary L. (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      Research has shown that if you properly select, install and maintain ornamental plant, you greatly increase their survival and performance in the landscape. Following BMPs (Best Management Practices) not only conserve ...
    • Broccoli: commercial vegetable production 

      McLaurin, Wayne J.; Barber, James M.; Colditz, Paul; Granberry, Darbie M. (University of Georgia, 2010-02-05)
      Broccoli is a member of the cabbage family. Broccoli can be produced commercially throughout Georgia, but careful consideration must be given to proper scheduling.
    • Camellia culture for home gardeners 

      Midcap, James T.; Clay, Henry; Brewer, Beverly S.; Moody, Eugene H. (University of Georgia, 2000-02)
    • Cantaloupe and specialty melons 

      Boyhan, George E.; Kelley, William Terry; Granberry, Darbie M.; Tyson, Anthony W.; Harrison, Kerry A.; Langston, David B.; Adams, David B.; MacDonald, Greg; Sumner, Paul E.; Hurst, William C.; Westberry, George O. (University of Georgia, 2009-02-24)
      This publication was compiled to meet the needs of the growing cantaloupe industry in Georgia. Its 10 chapters represent the latest information available on successful cantaloupe and specialty melon production.
    • Care of ornamental plants in the landscape 

      Wade, Gary L.; Sparks, Beverly (University of Georgia, 2009-02-26)
      Most established ornamental plants in the landscape require care to stay healthy and attractive. Regular fertilization, pruning, watering, mulching and pest control are all part of a good landscape management program. This ...
    • Carrot production and processing in Georgia 

      Reynolds, A. Estes; Phatak, Sharad C.; Hornbuckle, Jimmy M.; Bateman, Anthony G.; Reed, Rick; Cravey, Ernest Richard; Maw, Brian; Dales, Henry Dewayne; Guerke, Wayne; MacDonald, Greg; Sumner, Donald R.; Gay, J. Danny; Kelley, William Terry; Reid, James; Franks, Randy W.; Hurst, William C. (University of Georgia, 2010-02-02)
      Carrots have been successfully produced and marketed in Georgia for the past five or six years. Success has varied due to a variety of production and marketing problems. Information on planting dates, varieties, planting ...
    • Citrus fruits for southern and coastal Georgia 

      Krewer, Gerard W.; Powell, Arlie A. (University of Georgia, 2009-01-08)
      Citrus plants are very versatile around the home and may be used as individual specimens, hedges or container plants. Their natural beauty and ripe fruits make them attractive additions to the South Georgia home scene. ...
    • Clover management in pecan orchards 

      Wells, Marvin Leonard (University of Georgia, 2009-12-11)
      An orchard floor provides a working surface for orchard operations and influences activities in the trees, which produce the crop. An efficient orchard floor cover does not compete heavily with trees for moisture and ...
    • Commercial organic vegetable production 

      Boyhan, George E.; Kelley, William Terry; Langston, David B.; Sparks, Alton N.; Culpepper, Stanley; Fonsah, Esendugue Greg (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      This publication is designed to help growers increase their sustainable practices and consider organic production. Conventional growers may benefit from this publication with information to increase their sustainability ...
    • Commercial pepper production handbook 

      Kelley, William Terry; Boyhan, George E.; Harrison, Kerry A.; Granberry, Darbie M.; Langston, David B.; Sparks, Alton N.; Culpepper, Stanley; Hurst, William C.; Fonsah, Esendugue Greg (University of Georgia, 2009-02-27)
      This publication is comprised of 14 topics on pepper, including history of pepper production, cultural practices, pest management, harvesting, handling and marketing. The publication provides information that will help ...
    • Commercial production and management of cabbage and leafy greens 

      Kelley, William Terry; Granberry, Darbie M.; Boyhan, George E.; Langston, David B.; Adams, David B.; MacDonald, Greg; Sumner, Paul E.; Tyson, Anthony W.; Harrison, Kerry A.; Hurst, William C.; Westberry, George O.; Mizelle, William O. (University of Georgia, 2009-02-26)
      The 11 topics covered in this publication are all integral parts of a successful cabbage/leafy greens management program. Each topic focuses on a particular aspect of production and provides information on the latest ...
    • Commercial production and management of pumpkins and gourds 

      Granberry, Darbie M.; Boyhan, George E.; Adams, David B.; MacDonald, Greg; Sumner, Paul E.; Tyson, Anthony W.; Harrison, Kerry A. (University of Georgia, 2009-02-26)
      The seven topics covered in this publication are all integral parts of a successful pumpkin/gourd management program. Each topic is designed to focus on a particular aspect of production and provide the latest management ...
    • Commercial production of English ivy (Hedera helix L.) 

      Pennisi, Svoboda Vladimirova; Oetting, Ronald D.; Stegelin, Forrest Eugene; Thomas, Paul A.; Williams-Woodward, Jean (University of Georgia, 2009-09-14)
      Disclaimer: The Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council lists Hedera helix, English Ivy, as a Category I invasive plant. While it does not recommend English Ivy uses in the landscape, this publication provides information for ...
    • Commercial production of vegetable transplants 

      Kelley, William Terry; Boyhan, George E.; Granberry, Darbie M.; Sparks, Alton N.; Langston, David B.; Culpepper, Stanley; Sumner, Paul E.; Fonsah, Esendugue Greg; (University of Georgia, 2010-02-09)
      Producing greenhouse-grown containerized transplants is an increasingly popular way to establish vegetable crops. Compared to field-grown transplants, greenhouse transplants have several advantages. They can be produced ...