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  1. 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... Read more ...

  2. Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Maintenance Calendar

    Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Maintenance Calendar

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    • Revised: Feb. 2015

    Established lawns may be maintained at different levels of perfection according to individual situations and desires, but good lawns seldom “just happen.” This summary outlines major steps required to maintain a high-quality lawn year round.Steps... Read more ...

  3. 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... Read more ...

  4. Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Establishment and Renovation

    Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Establishment and Renovation

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    • Revised: April 2010

    Establishment of turfgrass brings beauty to any landscape. While preparing an area for turf, do not hurry the process. Mistakes made at that time will be evident later and ultimately will cost extra in time and labor. The success of a beautiful turf... Read more ...

  5. Flowering Annuals: Characteristics and Culture

    Flowering Annuals: Characteristics and Culture

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    • Revised: Aug. 2005

    Annual flowers are used primarily to brighten the landscape with abundant amounts of color. They are unsurpassed for adding interest to beds or borders or in pots or containers on the patio or deck. They may also be used for cut flowers, rock... Read more ...

  6. 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... Read more ...

  7. Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs

    Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs

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    • Revised: Jan. 2017

    Pruning is an important practice for maintaining the health, size, form and vigor of trees and shrubs in the landscape. It can reduce transplanting stress by reducing leaf surface area to compensate for root loss during harvest from nursery fields.... Read more ...

  8. Building My Body — Newsletter for Third Grade Curriculum Lesson 2: Carbohydrates

    Building My Body — Newsletter for Third Grade Curriculum Lesson 2: Carbohydrates

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    • Revised: Sept. 2015

    This newsletter corresponds with Lesson 2 of the Show Me Nutrition Third Grade curriculum. Children are encouraged to try new whole-grain foods, vegetables and fruits in this newsletter. These types of foods provide many nutrients, including... Read more ...

  9. Soils, Plant Nutrition and Nutrient Management

    Soils, Plant Nutrition and Nutrient Management

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    • Revised: Jan. 2017

    Soil as a medium for plant growth can be described as a complex natural material derived from weathering of rocks and decomposition of organic materials, which provide nutrients, moisture and anchorage for plants.Soil is a mixture of minerals,... Read more ...

  10. Common Vegetable Insects

    Common Vegetable Insects

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    • Revised: May 1999

    This publication features 15 full-color photos of common vegetable pests, with pictures of plant damage to help you determine causes of damage in the field.The reverse side provides information on each pest, including squash bugs, leaf beetles and... Read more ...

  11. 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... Read more ...

  12. Cover Crops in Missouri: Putting Them to Work on Your Farm

    Cover Crops in Missouri: Putting Them to Work on Your Farm

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    • Revised: Aug. 2015

    Sunlight powers agriculture and, fortunately, is free to all farmers. The challenge is to harvest as much sunlight as possible. Because commodity crops might be in the field for only four to five months, fields receive untapped sunlight for several... Read more ...

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