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    Plants must have light, moisture, and nutrients to grow. The sun provides light. Moisture comes from rainfall or irrigation. Nutrients come from fertilizers, compost, or manure. If plants are not...
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    ...takes only a few plants to feed a family and all their neighbors. This factsheet instructs gardeners on the care of squash plants and provides two recipes that showcase winter...
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    Strawberries are small, evergreen plants in the rose family. Although strawberries are a perennial crop, in Texas, they are commonly grown as annuals. This factsheet instructs gardeners on the care...
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    Aphids damage cotton by sucking sap from plants, stunting plant growth and yield, and fouling leaves and bolls with honeydew, all of which translates into economic loss for cotton producers....
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    Landowners replant a pasture for many reasons such as invasive plants, drought impacts, wildlife concerns, or changes in the ranch operation. This publication uses a series of questions and examples...
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    Texas is home to countless varieties of plants. Several varieties are toxic to certain animal species while other varieties may be toxic only under certain environmental conditions. The Texas A&M...
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    Ball moss is a bromeliad that grows on trees. It is not a parasite and does not take nutrients from trees. It can be controlled, if desired, by mechanical removal...
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    Commercial citrus growers and homeowners often need to determine the value of their mature citrus trees. This publication explains how to calculate a reference value of citrus trees. (2 pages)
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    One of the most destructive diseases of commercial apple and pear trees, fire blight is also a serious disease of Bradford pear trees used in many Texas landscapes. This publication...
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    The elm leaf beetle ( Xanthogaleruca luteola ) (Muller) was accidentally introduced into the Eastern U.S. early in the nineteenth century. It feeds on all varieties of elm trees, especially...