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  • Disease and Insect Resistant Ornamental Plants: Fraxinus (Ash) 

    Thurn, Mary; Lamb, Elizabeth; Eshenaur, Brian (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2019)
    Fraxinus is a genus of medium to large, mostly deciduous ash trees native to Asia and North America. Ashes are common in forests of the eastern United States as well as in urban and suburban landscapes where they were ...
  • Disease and Insect Resistant Ornamental Plants: Euonymus (Euonymus) 

    Thurn, Mary; Lamb, Elizabeth; Eshenaur, Brian (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2019)
    Euonymus is a genus of more than 100 species, mostly native to East Asia, which includes deciduous and evergreen groundcovers, shrubs and small trees. Popular in North American landscapes, they are fast growing and often ...
  • Disease and Insect Resistant Ornamental Plants: Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster) 

    Thurn, Mary; Lamb, Elizabeth; Eshenaur, Brian (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2019)
    Cotoneaster is a large and diverse genus of trees, shrubs and groundcovers in the rose family. With more than 400 species, Cotoneaster is widely distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere. Ornamental species include ...
  • Disease and Insect Resistant Ornamental Plants: Cornus (Dogwood) 

    Thurn, Mary; Lamb, Elizabeth; Eshenaur, Brian (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2019)
    Cornus is a genus of about 60 species of mostly shrubs and small trees commonly known as dogwoods. This genus includes many ornamentals, but the most popular is the flowering dogwood, Cornus florida. Native to the Eastern ...
  • Disease and Insect Resistant Ornamental Plants: Buxus (Boxwood) 

    Thurn, Mary; Lamb, Elizabeth; Eshenaur, Brian (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2019)
    Buxus is a genus of leafy evergreen shrubs and small trees commonly known as boxwood. Two of the most common types are B. sempervirens (American) and B. sempervirens ‘Suffruticosa’ (English). However, according to The ...

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