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revised Why are the leaves on my houseplant turning yellow and getting black spots?
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accepted What are the best practices for keeping trees healthy in a construction area?
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comment What problems will result from overgrowth of cable eye bolts in silver maple and tulip trees?
I agree except with the suggestion about silicon caulking. That sounds like another kind of wound paint that Alex Shigo showed acted to keep moisture and pathogens in, not out.
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comment What are the best practices for keeping trees healthy in a construction area?
Sherwood, these are excellent points but my question says "I am looking for answers backed up by references from University/College/Trade organizations"
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comment What is this white growth on my euphorbia stenoclada (spiky succulent)?
it does not look like mealy bug but has a resemblance to powdery mildew which is uncommon on indoor plants with a waxy cuticle
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comment What are the best practices for keeping trees healthy in a construction area?
Do you have a reference for your statement that "all trees, 90% of them need (to be ) cut back in the fall"? This question is focusing on research based answers.
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comment Mixing Alcohol Solution for Paperwhites to Prevent Legginess
Good work to find the original paper!
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answered Watering Schedule: Large Jade Crosby
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answered What is the name of this plant and how should I plant and care for it?
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comment What problems will result from overgrowth of cable eye bolts in silver maple and tulip trees?
Pictures please
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comment What are the best practices for keeping trees healthy in a construction area?
@J. Musser, yes please, nothing like in the field results as a comparison to academic research. The trials that are performed are the most accepted tool we have to verify but not the only one.
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comment What is this bonsai tree with serrated elliptic leaves and why has it lost all its leaves?
Yes, likely an elm
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comment Has my Japanese Maple completely died?
scratch a small piece of bark off. If there is a bit of green between the bark and the cambium something is alive
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reviewed Leave Closed Which method of growing food crops leads to the healthiest plant with the highest nutrient density?
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reviewed No Action Needed Should I Repot a Tall and Spindly Jade Plant?
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comment Dracaena reflexa or Pleomele?
@Rosie all across biology, not just botany the concept of a "species" is looking more and more like a good-enough-theory rather than anything grounded in how genes actually work. But that is out of scope here.
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revised Dracaena reflexa or Pleomele?
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