Herbaceous Ornamentals

Our program focuses on disease management of greenhouse ornamentals, annuals, and herbaceous perennials. Current projects are aimed at evaluating products to manage diseases of these crops. Here you can find pdf versions of recent presentations and blog posts about current projects.

2020 Research Projects

2020 Phytophthora Project Results Posted March 18, 2021

2019 Research Projects

2019 Phytophthora Project Results Posted March 4, 2020.

Second year project: Phytophthora on Herbaceous Ornamentals Posted August 26, 2019.

Michelle Henson rating plants for disease

Michelle Henson rating plants for disease

2018 Research Projects

Project Results: Phytophthora on Herbaceous Ornamentals Posted March 26, 2019.

Phytophthora Inoculation and Rating for Disease Photos Posted July 11, 2018

Landscape Bed Photos Posted June 25, 2018

New Research Project: Phytophthora on Herbaceous Ornamentals Posted June 11, 2018.

Suzette Sharpe evaluating roots for disease

Suzette Sharpe evaluating roots for disease

Ornamental Diagnostics and Identification Information

Identification and Management of Greenhouse Diseases. Presented at the 2017 NC Arboretum IPM Symposium, Asheville, NC. September 28, 2017.

2016 Trends in Ornamental Diagnostics from the NCSU Plant Disease & Insect Clinic. Presented at the 2016 Ornamental Workshop on Insects & Diseases, Kanuga Conference Center, Hendersonville, NC. October 24-27, 2016.