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Cold Injury and Boron Deficiency in Tobacco Seedlings

By: Loren Fisher, Deanna Osmond SoilFacts

This publication describes differences between cold injury and boron deficiency in tobacco seedlings grown in float greenhouses and provides management tips.

Selecting a Variety

By: Loren Fisher, Matthew Vann, Kenneth Barnes, Jeremy Machacek, Joseph Cheek

This publication, chapter 3 of the 2020 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, discusses tobacco varieties and variety testing.

Producing Healthy Transplants in a Float System

By: Loren Fisher, Matthew Vann

This publication, chapter 4 of the 2020 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, discusses tobacco management practices that improve stands and promote uniform growth.

Managing Nutrients

By: Matthew Vann, Loren Fisher, Matt Inman

This publication, chapter 5 of the 2020 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, offers information of managing nutrients in tobacco production.

Managing Weeds

By: Matthew Vann, Matt Inman, Charlie Cahoon, Loren Fisher, Scott Whitley

This publication, chapter 6 of the 2020 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, provides information on a weed management program for tobacco production.

Topping, Managing Suckers, and Using Ethephon

By: Loren Fisher, Matthew Vann, Scott Whitley, Jeremy Machacek, Joseph Cheek

This publication, chapter 7 of the 2020 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, provides information on topping tobacco and using ethephon, the only chemical approved for yellowing tobacco in the field.

Challenges with Herbicide Resistance and Value of Cultural Practices in Managing Weeds: Examples from Research in North Carolina

By: Ramon Leon, David Jordan, Katie Jennings, David Monks, Matthew Vann, Loren Fisher, Wesley Everman, Charlie Cahoon, Matt Inman, Chris Reberg-Horton, Rachel Vann, Denis Mahoney, Drew Hare, Alan York

A few weed species in North Carolina have become pervasive across the state and are frequently found in different crops. They form dense populations and reduce yields, making production more challenging. This publication discusses herbicide-resistant biotypes in agronomic and vegetable crops in North Carolina and reviews herbicide resistance management recommendations.