Based on a previous article calling for research in the ornamental crops industry in Oregon, the authors elaborate on what ornamental and horticultural areas need more research. Specific crops are listed along with the most pertinent areas for each crop needing more research.
The future of research and extension work in the ornamental industry at Oregon State University is discussed by the author. Research and extension staff worked to identify areas in need of research and established priorities with in those areas.
The results of a 1958 marketing survey to determine the nursery buying habits of homeowners in the Portland, OR area. The survey included questions about the influence of home value, age, length of residence, and family income on buying habits.
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.
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.