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January 22, 2008

Publications update from Communication Services

The following publications are now available:

Managing Herbicide-Resistant Weeds in Peanuts in the United States, AG-692, a six-page full-color publication by peanut specialists at NC State and across the Southeast, helps farmers understand how some members of a weed species and survive and reproduce after exposure to a rate of herbicide that kills other weeds of the same species. Herbicides’ susceptibility to develop resistance is given, as are detection and approaches to management of herbicide resistance. And finally, herbicide application programs are suggested to minimize the development of resistant weeds. This publication is being distributed to agents with peanut responsibilities and to growers in other states. It is also being reproduced in the February issue of Peanut Grower magazine. It is also on the Web at http://www.peanuts.ncsu.edu/ag692color.pdf, which uses color screening in the tables, and at http://www.peanuts.ncsu.edu/ag692nocolor.pdf, which has no color screening in the tables.

Stormwater Wetland Design Update: Zones, Vegetation, Soil, and Outlet Guidance, AGW-588-12, is now on the Web at http://www.bae.ncsu.edu/stormwater/PublicationFiles/WetlandDesignUpdate2007.pdf. The publication gives new design guidelines for stormwater wetlands that focus on four design points: internal wetland zones, herbaceous plants that thrive in stormwater wetlands, a proper growing medium, and the importance of a flexible outlet structure and its construction. This Web-only, 12-page publication updates information in AG-588-2 in the Urban Waterways series and is a companion to AG-588-13.

2008 Cotton Information,
AG-417. This 227-page publication is a comprehensive guide to production of cotton in North Carolina. It is revised annually. To order, contact Crop Science Department, Box 7620, NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7620. It is also available on the Web at http://ipm.ncsu.edu/Production_Guides/Cotton/contents.html.

2008 Flue-cured Tobacco Guide,
AG-187. This 256-page in-depth guide summarizes recommended practices for all phases of flue-cured tobacco production and describes the latest findings on varieties and pest management. The guide, which is revised annually, is available from the Department of Crop Science, Box 7620, NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7620. It is also available on the Web at http://ipm.ncsu.edu/getsubs2.cfm?TopicID=12.

2008 Peanut Information, AG-331. This 132-page annual guide provides updated material on all production and pest management practices applicable to growing peanuts in North Carolina. To order, contact Crop Science, Box 7620, Raleigh, NC 27695-7620. It is also available on the Web at http://www.peanut.ncsu.edu/PeanutInfo2007/TOC.pdf.

2008 Pest Control Recommendations for Professional Turfgrass Managers, AG-408. This 48-page book, which is updated annually, contains tables that will help the professional use pesticides to control pests in turfgrasses. Copies are being mailed out to county agents who preordered the publication. It is also available on the Web at http://ipm.ncsu.edu/Production_Guides/Turf/Turfgrass.pdf.

Posted by Natalie at January 22, 2008 10:58 AM