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  1. Managing Lawns and Turfgrass

    Managing Lawns and Turfgrass

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    • Revised: May 2016

    It takes some time and effort to develop a lawn with the right mixture of turfgrass species and varieties for your landscape and situation, but it is worth the investment to achieve results that are attractive, durable and easy to maintain. Important... Continue reading this description

  2. Common Diseases in the Home Garden

    Common Diseases in the Home Garden

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    • Revised: Oct. 2014

    Parasitic diseases and nonparasitic disorders can cause serious vegetable losses in home gardens. Many species of microorganisms — including fungi, bacteria, viruses, phytoplasmas and nematodes — cause diseases of vegetable crops. For disease to... Continue reading this description

  3. Aphids, Scales and Mites on Home Garden and Landscape Plants

    Aphids, Scales and Mites on Home Garden and Landscape Plants

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    • Revised: June 2008

    Some of the most commonly encountered arthropod pests found on plants are those that feed on plant juices, i.e. sap-sucking pests. These pests all have needlelike "piercing-sucking" mouthparts that allow them to puncture plant tissue and... Continue reading this description

  4. Vegetable Gardening

    Vegetable Gardening

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    • Revised: July 2008

    Vegetable gardening is a rewarding activity that can provide fresh, flavorful produce. It offers many of the same benefits as other gardening activities, including exercise, fresh air, landscape beautification and enjoyment. In addition, it promotes... Continue reading this description

  5. Managing Insect Pests in the Home Vegetable Garden

    Managing Insect Pests in the Home Vegetable Garden

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    • Revised: June 1996

    This publication provides home gardeners with chemical and nonchemical control options for managing commonly encountered arthropod pests in the home vegetable garden. Plants are listed in alphabetical order along with illustrations of major insects... Continue reading this description

  6. Frequently Asked Vegetable Questions

    Frequently Asked Vegetable Questions

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    • Revised: Sept. 2005

    Here are answers to questions about vegetable gardening.Cool-season vegetableWhich varieties of asparagus can tolerate heat?Some of the "West Coast" varieties such as 'Atlas' and 'UC 157' are more heat tolerant (85 degrees Fahrenheit) than... Continue reading this description

  7. Growing Home Garden Tomatoes

    Growing Home Garden Tomatoes

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    • Revised: April 2010

    The tomato is America's most popular home garden crop. Tomatoes require a small area, bear repeatedly, are widely adapted and easy to grow, and have many culinary uses. Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A and C, low in calories, and an excellent source... Continue reading this description

  8. Fruit Production

    Fruit Production

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    • Revised: July 2016

    Missouri is home to almost all temperate zone fruit plants, including strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, gooseberries, currants, blueberries, grapes, apricots, cherries, plums, nectarines, peaches, apples and pears. They can be harvested from... Continue reading this description

  9. Preventing and Managing Plant Diseases

    Preventing and Managing Plant Diseases

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    • Revised: July 2017

    The first and best defense against plant diseases is a healthy plant, which is the main task of an accomplished gardener. Preventing and managing plant disease begins even before planting, with site preparation and plant selection.When a plant does... Continue reading this description

  10. Missouri Master Pollinator Steward Program: Insects

    Missouri Master Pollinator Steward Program: Insects

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    • Revised: Oct. 2017

    Insects are the most abundant animals on earth. They exert important effects, both positive and negative, on our lives in ways we might not even think about. Although the vast majority of insects are either beneficial or harmless, we often are most... Continue reading this description

  11. Missouri Master Pollinator Steward Program: Pollination Mechanisms and Plant-Pollinator Relationships

    Missouri Master Pollinator Steward Program: Pollination Mechanisms and Plant-Pollinator Relationships

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    • Revised: March 2017

    Pollination is one of the most fascinating processes in the natural world. Pollination is how flowering plants reproduce. The process involves the transfer of pollen from the male parts to the female parts of the same or another plant. For some... Continue reading this description

  12. Biological Pest Control

    Biological Pest Control

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    • Revised: Aug. 2015

    Integrated pest management (IPM) involves the use of a combination of strategies to reduce pest populations safely and economically. This guide describes various agents of biological pest control. These strategies include judicious use of pesticides... Continue reading this description

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