White Pine Weevil

Insect
A close look at a serious pest of many conifers commonly grown in nurseries throughout the Pacific Northwest. Article examines the host range, life cycle, damage, monitoring, cultural prevention and control as well as chemical controls.

Spruce Spider Mite

Insect
An in depth look at a potentially serious pest of many conifers commonly grown in nurseries throughout the Pacific Northwest. Article profiles the host range, life cycle, damage, monitoring, cultural prevention and control as well as chemical controls.

Weed Control in Nursery Field Production

Weeds

Information and strategies for field growers on how to reduce weeds in their crops. Topics discussed include, field preparation, sanitation, cultural practices and proper herbicide selection and use.

Growing Christmas Trees in the Pacific Northwest

Christmas tree
A guide for the prospective and novice Christmas tree grower. Includes how to evaluate risk and potential for return. Discusses the tree growing cycle, tasks and time requirements, pertinent laws and regulations, and costs, returns, and taxes. Describes 11 popular species (color photos) including their soil and site preferences, pest and disease susceptibilities, and relative market value. References. 40 pp.

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