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Trees can grow in ways that are not always the safest or most sustainable for long-term health and safety. This can happen for many reasons: species characteristics, growing location, or lack of proper pruning in earl  More...

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This publication describes varroa mites and their effects on honey bee hives. It also recommends monitoring and management practices to protect hives against this pest.

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This publication, which is part of the Protecting Pollinators series, explains the complex biology of honey bees. It also explores the roles pesticides may play in bee health, examines the latest knowledge in this fas  More...

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This publication, which is part of the Protecting Pollinators series, explains the complex biology of honey bees. It also explores the roles pesticides may play in bee health, examines the latest knowledge in this fas  More...

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This publication provides a list of recommended plants that homeowners and others can use to establish and conserve effective pollinator habitats in Indiana - from small-scale backyard improvements to large-scale plan  More...

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This publication explains some of the threats pollinators face. Other publications in the Protecting Pollinators series describe steps you can take to protect pollinators.

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Correct pruning is essential maintenance for keeping trees and shrubs healthy in the home landscape. However, the thought of pruning makes many homeowners apprehensive. But this doesn't have to be. This publication re  More...

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White pine trees are a common component of Midwest landscapes. Sometimes, these trees die unexpectedly and rapidly, seemingly without a specific cause. This unpredictable problem is called white pine decline. The publ  More...

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This 6-page publication explains the physiological and physical changes that happen within trees as a response to pruning. Guiding young and medium-aged trees to develop good branch architecture is key to sustainable  More...

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Tree Support Systems answers common questions about post-planting tree care. It describes when to stake trees, how to stake and guy trees, and proper methods of trunk protection.

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Pruning has been called "one of the best, worst maintenance practices," especially when performed on urban trees. The process creates wounds, which have a major impact on plant processes. Improper cutting on a tree cause  More...
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Trees and all forestlands are major assets to our cities, towns, and communities. Urban trees, in particular, provide aesthetic, functional, and environmental benefits to improve the quality of life. A well-planted an  More...

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Choosing and planting a tree should be a well-informed and planned decision. Proper selection and planting of urban trees can provide years of enjoyment for you and future generations as well as increased property value,  More...
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Whether you know it or not, we all depend on pollinators for the fruits, vegetables, nuts, and flowers that enrich our lives. But pollinators face many threats. This publication explains what homeowners can do to prot  More...

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It's a tough neighborhood for trees in the built environment. It is an ecosystem unlike any other, because it is dynamic, fragmented, high-pressure, and constantly under siege. There are continual extremes and challenges  More...
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Choosing and planting a tree should be a well-informed and planned decision. Proper selection and planting of urban trees can provide years of enjoyment for you and future generations as well as increased property val  More...

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This is a brochure to recruit potential new Master Gardener trainees. It provides background about the program and some details about how to join the program.  More...
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Effective pest control in the landscape and garden requires more than just spraying away the problem. Successful gardeners understand that managing insects, weeds, diseases, and vertebrate pests starts with selecting, pl  More...

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Pruning has been called "one of the best, worst maintenance practices" performed on trees. The process creates wounds, which have a major impact on plant processes. Improper cutting on a tree causes severe damage or even  More...
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This publication lists potential alternatives to some of the most notorious and damaging invasive plants commonly used in Indiana landscapes. Unlike other resources, this list includes both native and non-native species.  More...
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This is a Spanish-language version of our helpful, how-to guide Tree Installation: Process and Practices, which helps in choosing, planting, and maintaining trees. It includes a 12-step planting process, Indiana  More...
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One of the most dangerous pests of trees is humans, especially humans with equipment. Lawn mowers and weed trimmers can cause injuries that create a hazard when an injury leads to tree disease or death. This publication  More...
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As trees in our urban and suburban landscapes prepare for winter dormancy and cold, they could use a little extra care from you to ensure a good start in the spring. This three-page PDF gives you tips on things you can d  More...
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Water is the most limiting ecological resource for a tree, and without adequate moisture, decline and death are imminent. Drought can have a major impact on tree health and survival. This 5-page PDF publication describ  More...
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In late summer, the outside branches of many of the more commonly planted deciduous trees can become covered with webs produced by fall webworm caterpillars. When unchecked by the wide variety of insects and birds that  More...
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Japanese beetle infestations are found in rural and urban areas throughout Indiana. This publication describes Japanese beetle habits and how to control them in lawns, ornamentals, and food plants.

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Trees are lost or seriously damaged every year from high winds, snow, ice and other storm-related weather. This publication explains common tree injuries and how to identify them, risk assessment when trees are damaged a  More...
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This publication outlines the steps for assessing and inspecting trees, in order to reduce the risk of unhealthy trees falling and damaging property. Topics covered include documenting and maintaining records, inspection  More...
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This publication explains how paint and other graffiti materials can damage trees, and offers tips on how to safely remove them from bark and interior tree layers.

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This publication provides an explanation of the tree appraisal process, and the methods and considerations appraisers use when they assign a value to trees. Species, location and condition rating tables are included to a  More...
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This app (which is part of the Purdue Plant Doctor series) can help you identify and manage problems on trees. Using the app,  More...
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This app (which is part of the Purdue Plant Doctor series) can help you identify and manage problems on trees. Using the app,  More...
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As the definitive identification guide to the shrubs and woody vines of Indiana, this book also provides coverage of 90% of the species to be found in surrounding Midwestern US states. As well as covering indigenous spec  More...

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This publication explains how trees can be injured and die from damage suffered during construction projects.

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Inspired by actual gardeners' inquiries, each chapter deals with such down-to-earth subjects as when to start seeds, why plants might fail to bloom, pruning techniques, identifying and controlling common pests, home f  More...

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This publication helps hardwood producers understand the tax and financial advantages (and disadvantages) related to their planting operations.  More...
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This publication explains the most common causes of dieback in conifers and recommends management practices to prevent the problem. 

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A publication for landowners with wooded areas. Covers weed control strategies and related issues.  More...
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This publication provides information on protecting trees within or near construction sites and home building projects from damage or death.

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If you have never purchased and set up a real, live Christmas tree, but are considering it because you're thinking "green", you are not alone. Tree growers are seeing more interest in real trees. However, before you buy,  More...
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Indiana is home to more than 100 species of shrubs that are native to the state and the Midwest. This publication was inspired by the work of pioneer botanist Charles Deam.

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A great companion reference book to the Shrubs of Indiana CD, the book Native Trees of the Midwest is a definitive guide to identifying trees in Indiana and surrounding states. Descri  More...

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If you are looking for that perfect Christmas tree in Indiana, this six-page PDF publication is for you. In the publication, we describe various tree species and the characteristics that most tree-shoppers ask about. The  More...
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Indiana is home to more than 100 species of shrubs that are native to the state and the Midwest. Inspired by the work of pioneer botanist Charles Deam, Shrubs of Indiana provides:
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This guide is aimed at homeowners who just want to know the basics of yard care. The guide covers tasks you should do now if your plants are new, basic care for established plants, techniques for adding new plants to you  More...
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This publication describes the general life cycle of scale insects and control measures for them. It includes a table of the most common scale insects in Indiana with the plants they most seriously affect.  More...
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Pines, spruces, and firs are commonly planted in Indiana landscapes individually or in groups to create green borders that mark property lines or protect homes from the wind. When stressed by adverse environmental condi  More...
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There are 21 woodpecker species in the United States, seven of which live in Indiana. This publication shows readers how to identify woodpeckers, the damage they can cause, and the ways you can control them.

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Woodchucks are common throughout Indiana, and their extensive burrowing can cause severe damage. This publication shows readers how to identify woodchucks, the damage they can cause, and the ways you can control them.  More...
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This 20-page publication provides an abbreviated 10-step approach to successfully plant and establish healthy, productive forest and conservation plantings in Indiana. It discusses types of plantings, site selection, sit  More...

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This 20-page publication provides an abbreviated 10-step approach to successfully plant and establish healthy, productive forest and conservation plantings in Indiana. It discusses types of plantings, site selection, sit  More...

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This coloring book introduces children to basic concepts of leaf shapes and tree identification.  More...
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Salts used to de-ice roads and sidewalks can injure and even kill many different landscape plants. This publication examines the causes of salt damage in plants and offers some tips for reducing its risks. This replaces  More...
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Powdery mildews are common diseases on ornamental plants in the urban landscape. This publication examines the symptoms, disease cycle, and management options of powdery mildew for ornamental plants in a home setting.  More...
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Leaf diseases — or, "foliar" diseases — occur on most species of landscape trees and shrubs. This publication explains the typical symptoms, causes, management, and life cycles of common foliar diseases.  More...
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The cedar rust diseases stand out because of their conspicuous orange gelatinous horns that develop from gray to brown colored fungal galls on the branches of infected junipers. These horns produce spores that can infect  More...
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This 32-page four-color publication shows the panels of wood that can be found in the Pfendler Hall display. Each panel is a representative portion of what that particular lumber group is like. There are 27 different p  More...
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This publication will provide resources to help landowners interested in planting trees for conservation purposes find seedlings, tools and materials, professional advice and assistance, and the possibility of some finan  More...
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Apple scab is a fungal disease that can result in severe defoliation of apple trees and can affect fruit size and quality. This publication describes apple scab and how to manage it.  More...
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This reference tracks the distribution of approximately 200 common weed species throughout Indiana's 92 counties. Each weed's distribution is shown on range maps at three times - 1899, 1940, and 2004. The Overleases' com  More...

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This publication discusses in detail the use of growth retardants on urban trees and shrubs that often grow too large for the available space in urban areas.  More...
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Learn how to prune a tree the right way. This publication helps you understand tree biology, important terms, and ways to prune a tree.  More...
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Fifty Trees of Indiana is a CD that will help you identify leaves from more than 50 trees that are indigenous to our state. This CD includes hundreds of color photos, background information about tree families and com  More...

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Fifty Trees of the Midwest is a CD that will help you identify leaves from more than 50 trees that are indigenous to the Midwest. This CD includes hundreds of color photos,background information about tree families and c  More...

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Fifty Trees of Indiana is a CD that will help you identify leaves from more than 50 trees that are indigenous to our state. This CD includes hundreds of color photos, background information about tree families and commun  More...

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Fifty Trees of the Midwest is a CD that will help you identify leaves from more than 50 trees that are indigenous to the Midwest. This CD includes hundreds of color photos, background information about tree families and  More...

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The Trees of Indiana CD-ROM was designed for the student of dendrology who has some fundamental knowledge of taxonomic groupings of trees. Although this knowledge is not essential, it is helpful. An introductory secti  More...

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Native Hardwood Trees of the Central Hardwood Region is 15 page table listing all of the family, scientific, common names of all of the native hardwoods in the Central Hardwood Region. It contains habitat and native rang  More...
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The girth of most baobabs is way out of proportion to their height, invoking the image of a stubby, fat tree (see Purdue University, FNR-250 for information about fats and other lipids in trees). The enlarged trunk is us  More...
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Trees and shrubs are certainly plagued by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and environmental stresses the same as animals including humans, but obesity is one serious malady that does not and will not afflict woody plants.  More...
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Between 1850 and 1880, Americans of all ranks and circumstances planted shade trees, cultivated flower gardens, and established lawns with a new-found enthusiasm that both astonished and delighted horticultural advocates  More...

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There are two native magnolia species that grow well in Indiana. This publication describes the leaves, flowers, bark and fruit of the two types of magnolias. Similar species are also described.  More...
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Distinguishing red and white mulberry can be difficult. This publication explains the differences of red and white mulberry and how to identify them. The publication also describes similar species.  More...
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This publication describes the make-up of plant cell walls and the anatomy of bark including the phloem and cambium of trees. The food value of bark and woody tissues is also explained and the digestive systems of anima  More...
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This publication discusses plant layering, a method by which new plants are started from existing ones. Six common types of layering are explored. They include air, simple, tip, trench, serpentine, and mound. Proper eq  More...
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Apple scab and Japanese beetle have given crabapples a reputation of being prone to insect and disease problems. In this bulletin we place crabapple cultivars into one of 3 classes of resistance/susceptibility to each of  More...
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This publication lists and briefly describes landscape plants that are suitable for the specific site conditions of shady areas. These lists can serve as a guide, but are not intended to be exhaustive. Many other plants  More...
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This publication discusses plant selection, timing, preplant operations, planting instructions, pruning, staking and guying, trunk wrapping, watering, and transplanting of landscape trees and shrubs. Tables are provid  More...
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Night lighting has been identified as a potential for causing harm to certain trees. This publication provides information on light pollution and the electromagnetic spectrum. It also describes the effects of night light  More...
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This publication provides information about the persimon tree and its fruit, the fruiting habit, propagation, planting and care, and the oriental persimmon. A recipe for persimmon pudding is also included.  More...
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This publication discusses the importance of fertilizing with organic and inorganic fertilizers, uses of inorganic fertilizers, rates and methods of application, and special cases in fertilizing. Tables are included li  More...
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This publication discusses species selection, indoor care, site selection, and planting and establishment for using live trees for the holidays.  More...
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This publication provides information on the selection, planting, training, and rejuvenation of hedges. Tables are given explaining the landscape plants, which ones may be completely cut back to the ground to rejuvenat  More...
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This publication discusses the source of toxicity, implications for horticulture, juglone sensitivity in plants, plants observed to be sensitive and tolerant to juglone. An illustration of a typical leaf and nut chara  More...
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This publication lists and briefly describes landscape plants that are suitable for the specific site conditions of full sun. These lists can serve as a guide, but are not intended to be exhaustive. Many other plants may  More...
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This publication lists and briefly describes landscape plants that are suitable for the specific site conditions of acid soil. These lists can serve as a guide, but are not intended to be exhaustive.  More...
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This publication lists and briefly describes landscape plants that are suitable for the specific site conditions of sandy areas. These lists can serve as a guide, but are not intended to be exhaustive. Many other plants  More...
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This publication lists and briefly describes landscape plants that are suitable for the specific site conditions of moist to slightly moist soil. These lists can serve as a guide, but are not intended to be exhaustive. M  More...
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This publication lists and briefly describes landscape plants that are suitable for the specific site conditions of wet soil. These lists can serve as a guide, but are not intended to be exhaustive. Many other plants may  More...
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This two-page publication discusses why leaves change color. This is due to leaf pigments and seasonal changes. Hardwood trees and conifer species are also covered. Information on the abscission layer and the best w  More...
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Discusses the black walnut improvement program and the characteristics of patented cultivars developed by Purdue University.  More...
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This publication is a listing of some nurseries in Indiana and surrounding states that either propagate tree, shrub, and groundcover plants, or deal in bare root, nursery stock, or both.  More...
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This publication provides information regarding many benefits that we enjoy from our forests. Did you know that trees reduce air temperature, improve air quality, produce oxygen, and suppress loud sounds. These are a  More...
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This publication examines types of mycorrhizal fungi and how they are beneficial to tree seedling growth.  More...
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This publication provides information about how to establish and conserve effective pollinator habitats in Indiana - from small-scale backyard improvements to large-scale plantings.

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