There are many programs at Oregon State University (OSU) and the USDA-ARS- Horticulture Crops Research Laboratory that focus on nursery, greenhouse, landscape and related crops. Here are some of the people and their programs that impact the ornamental industry of Oregon. Neil Bell evaluates landscape plants for drought tolerance and cold hardiness in western Oregon. […]
These oxygen molecules in the lower atmosphere, also known as smog, can damage growing plants During the summer, attention turns to air quality all over the western United States, as smoke from hot forest fires fills our valleys. Most of the smoke is made of small particulates that are not known to damage plants. At […]
Updated pest management handbooks are now
mobile-friendly and searchable online.