Acidifying Soil for Crop Production West of The Cascade Mountains (Western Oregon and Washington)

Soil/media
Guide for growers west of the Cascade mountains growing in native soils. Topics include optimum pH levels for commonly produced crops, understanding pH and how to measure it correctly, problems and symptoms of too high and too low soil pH, and solutions for pH extremes.

Phytophthora ramorum:A Guide for Oregon Nurseries

Disease

Very informative and useful publication for nursery management and workers. Discusses the history of Phytophthora ramorum in Oregon and its biology, hosts and symptoms. In depth information on the management and prevention of the pathogen.

Common Weeds in Oregon Container Crops

Weeds
Includes identification and management information for eight weeds commonly found in Oregon container nurseries. Color photos and descriptions of weeds throughout their life cycle aid in identification. Presents control strategies for each weed.

Weed Control in Container Crops

Weeds
Effective weed management in container crops involves a combination of sound sanitary and cultural practices along with proper use of preemergence herbicides. Designed for commercial nursery producers of container crops, his publication covers three topics: using sanitary and cultural practices to minimize weed populations, selecting the most appropriate preemergence herbicides, and timing of herbicide applications.

Root Weevils on Ornamentals

Insect
A close look at three species of root weevils commonly found in the Pacific Northwest, the strawberry root weevil, black vine root weevil and the obscure root weevil. Discussion of their life cycles, common ornamental host plants and pest management strategies.

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