Managing Storm and Disaster Damage in Landscapes and Nurseries

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Struggling with the aftermath of hurricane Matthew?

Check out this great new publication by Dr. Anthony LeBude and others. Managing Storm and Disaster Damage in Landscapes and Nurseries

Storms and natural disasters are always difficult to prepare for and manage afterwards because they occur infrequently and everyone is usually physically, emotionally, and intellectually exhausted. Since there are not many reports on which plants grow well in production after flooding, the following is a compilation of ideas from specialists based on some research, reports in the landscape, experience, and intuition. These insights are for Hurricane Matthew (Oct. 2016) and may not apply to other storms or disasters that occur at other times of the growing season.​

Written By

Photo of Dr. Lucy BradleyDr. Lucy BradleyExtension Urban Horticulture Specialist (919) 513-2001 lucy_bradley@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University

Contributing Specialist

Photo of Dr. Anthony LeBudeDr. Anthony LeBudeNursery Crops Extension Specialist and Associate Professor (828) 684-3562 anthony_lebude@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University
Posted on Oct 21, 2016
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