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					A customer wants to control
weeds in his lawn. Do you:

A. Point them to where the
   Roundup is stocked.
B. Ask him what types of
   weeds he wants to control.
What types of products help
with weed control?
A.   Broadleaf herbicides
B.   Crabgrass herbicides
C.   Fertilizers
D.   Lawn mowers
E.   Turfgrass seed
Do Not Apply Products in a

“Do not seed or sod for four months
  following application. The crabgrass
  barrier prevents grass seed from

              - Scott’s Crabgrass Preventer
                    Plus Lawn Fertilizer
Products you have that help
control apple scab include:

A.   Insecticides
B.   Fungicides
C.   Bacteriacides
D.   Miticides
Which of your products is
the best to control apple
A. Disease resistant varieties of
B. Fungicides that help prevent scab.
C. Fungicides that eradicate the
D. All of the above.
Products that you have that
help control fireblight
disease include:

A.   Fungicides
B.   Bacteriacides
C.   Insecticides
D.   Miticides
Products that you have that
help control bacterial wilt of
cucumber are:

A.   Fungicides
B.   Bacteriacides
C.   Insecticides
D.   Miticides
A customer comes in, but does not want to use
pesticides to control oystershell scale on
dogwoods, crabgrass in their lawn or black spot
on their roses. How would you suggest the
following products for use in control of these

 A. Pruners for the oystershell scales.
 B. Fertilizer for the crabgrass control.
 C. Trickle irrigation system for rose
    black spot control.
Which of the following are ways
to make use of the Buckeye Yard
& Garden Line (BYGL)?

A.   Via e-mail
B.   On the web
C.   Via FAX Newsletter
D.   At monthly BYGLive! programs
For customers who do not like to
spray for apple scab, which of
the following crabapples would
you sell?

A.   ‘Radiant’
B.   ‘Prairifire’
C.   ‘Royalty’
D.   ‘Indian Magic’
Sell Success--Not Just

Happy customers are repeat customers.
 Our greatest chance for long-term
 success is for our customers to be
 successful gardeners.”

                  - Lisa Graf
                    Graf Growers Inc.
Timing is Everything

When do fungal infections occur with
 these diseases?

A.   Black spot of roses.
B.   Cedar quince rust on hawthorn.
C.   Apple scab on crabapple.
D.   Diplodia (Sphaeropsis) tip blight of
Truth or Fiction

Ortho Rose Pride Orthonex Insect and
Disease Control “gives systemic
protection for up to two weeks.” -
Product label.
Truth or Fiction Facts:

• A. The acephate (orthene) insecticide in
  Orthonex has such system action.
• B. The fungicide (Triforine), though mildly
  systemic, does not.
• C. The label in fact says: “Controls insect
  pests and prevents insect reinfestation for
  up to two weeks. Also controls rose black
  spot, rust and powdery mildew.” (7-10 day
  intervals, used as protective)
Truth or Fiction

You should always read the
entire label of a pesticide.
Truth or Fiction:

 Fatty acid soaps are
 recommended to control
 certain insects.
Truth or Fiction:

Labeled insecticidal soaps
are recommended to control
certain insects.
Truth or Fiction:

Sevin is a good miticide.
Truth or Fiction:

Sevin is a good miticide for
eriophyid mites, but not
spider mites.
Truth or Fiction:

Malathion is labeled as a
Truth or Fiction:

Malathion is an effective
Insecticidal Soap

1. Fatty acid soaps can effectively suffocate
2. Safer soaps and Ivory soap are fatty acid
3. One of the fatty acid soap isomers
   marketed by Safer is insecticidal, and
   labeled as such.
4. One of the fatty acid soap isomers
   marketed by Safer is herbicidal, and
   labeled as such.
5. Ivory soap is not labeled for use on plants.
Ten Keys to Plant and Site

1.   Timing is everything.
2.   Read the site.
3.   Test the site.
4.   Read the client.
5.   Horticulturists, know they plants.
Ten Keys to Plant and Site
Selection - CONTINUED

 6.    Size does matter.
 7.    Disease and pest resistance.
 8.    Consider all selection factors.
 9.    Special situations.
 10.   Expand our palettes.
Dr. Treevorkian’s Ten Rules
for Plant Selection
1. Death & Taxus - Plant    6. Plant ‘No Hopa’
   in wet sites.               crabapples.
2. Shade your rose garden   7. White pines for the white
   unter der lindens.
3. Promote Japanese
   maples as the next       8. Basic Rhody Cocktail: Lots
   grate street tree.          of Water with a Lime
4. Try silver maples as        Chaser
   foundation plants.       9. Forever Impatiens.
5. Companion plant tip of   10. Zoysiagrass: Grave
   the day: Walnuts and          blankets of the future.
All hollies do poorly in wet

   A. True
   B. False
Plants typically considered
acid-loving include:

   A.   River birch
   B.   Red maple
   C.   Pin oak
   D.   All of the above
Which plants in each of the following
pairs will do better in wet sites:

   A. Taxus or Taxodium
   B. Norway maple or red maple
   C. American holly or winterberry holly
True or False

  All rhododendrons
 need shady locations.
Diagnose this problem.
• You own a garden center and one
  of your best customers brings in
  several twigs of a rhododendron.
  Some of the leaves are gone but
  others still remain on the twig,
  brown and rolled up in little
  cylinders. What might
  the problem be?
 What Field Faculty Do:
Writing for trade publications, media, journals.
Teaching a wide variety of topics locally and
Representing OSU and agricultural science to
 the media and public.
Troubleshooting diagnostic challenges.
Team-Working at many levels.
Creating new ways to help clientele.
Developing specialized expertise.
  Which of the following song
  lyrics are correct?

. “Clown control to Mao Zedong.”
. “Ants are my friends.”
. “The girl with colitis goes by.”
. “Scuse me while I kiss this guy.”
. “And Lady Mondegreen.”
. None are correct.
Guignardia Leaf Blotch of

Which of the following is least susceptible to
this disease?
 Aesculus glabra
 Aesculus hippocastanum
C Aesculus pavia
D Aesculus octandra
E Aesculus x arnoldiana
  ‘Autumn Splendor’
F Aesculus parviflora
Examples of Roses Resistant to
Black Spot:

Hybrid Teas: Chrysler Imperial, Tropicana
Floribundas/Grandifloras: Betty Prior, Sonia
Shrub Roses: All That Jazz, Carefree
Miniatures: Gourmet Popcorn, Rose Gilardi
Rugosa Hybrids: Polyantha, The Fairy

Note: Resistance may vary from one area to
These plants are all in the
rose family (Rosaceae).

 True or False

 Bacterial fireblight occurs only
 on plants in the rose family.
What products might you suggest
for a customer who does not
want to use pesticides?

A. Horticultural oils
B. Fatty acid soaps
C. Bt products
D. All of the above
 Which of the following is not

A. Tomatoes are sensitive to juglone from black
   walnut trees.
B. ‘Adirondack’ crabapples are spreading weepers.
C. In most cases, tar spot of maple causes little
    damage to plant health.
D. Cytospora canker is a common disease of
Buckeye Yard & Garden Line
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Jim Chatfield
OSU Extension - Northeast District
1680 Madison Avenue
Wooster, OH 44691
Phone: 330/263-3831
FAX: 330/263-3667
Buckeye Yard & Garden
True or False

 Bald cypress should be
 planted only in wet,
 swampy sites.
True or False

Katsuratree should
only be planted in
shady, protected

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