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Specialty Crops Research

Publication Commodity County Type Date
Leaf Lettuce Variety and Adaptation for WNC vegetables Buncombe On-Farm Trial 2002
Replicated Seedless Table Grape Cultivar Trial fruits Granville On-Farm Trial 2009
Sweet Sorghum for Syrup in the Mountains misc Buncombe Research Report 2002
Production and Introduction of ‘Summer Cascade’ River Birch nursery crops Yancey Research Report 2002
Sweet Sorghum for Syrup in the Mountains misc Yancey Research Report 2002
Domesticating Galax nursery crops Yancey Research Report 2003
Extending the Sales Season of Cut Flowers Using Refrigerated Storage cut flowers Yancey On-Farm Trial 2004
Field Trip to Green and Growin’ Show events Yancey Event Report 2004
Sweet Sorghum for Syrup in the Mountains misc Madison Research Report 2002
Growing Wasabi in Western North Carolina herbs / botanicals Graham Research Report 2002
Native Medicinal Plant On-Farm Trials herbs / botanicals Graham On-Farm Trial 2002
Development of Medicinal Crop Analysis, Propagation, and Production Methods herbs / botanicals Graham Research Report 2002
Organic Certification Workshop organics Graham Event Report 2004
Native Medicinal Plant On-Farm Trials herbs / botanicals Cherokee On-Farm Trial 2002
Native Medicinal Plant On-Farm Trials herbs / botanicals Clay On-Farm Trial 2002
Introducing Sunflowers to Transylvania County cut flowers Transylvania On-Farm Trial 2002
Marketing Systems Exploration for Specialty Crops misc Transylvania On-Farm Trial 2004
Investigations into the Feasibility of Cut Flowers as a Crop cut flowers Lenoir Research Report 2002
Blackberry Cultivar Trial fruits Lenoir Research Report 2002
Off-Season Production of Blueberries fruits Lenoir Research Report 2002
Development and Marketing of Watermelon Cultivars with New Flesh Colors fruits Lenoir Research Report 2002
Unusual New Fresh-Market Crops vegetables Lenoir Research Report 2002
Grape Tomato Variety Evaluation vegetables Lenoir Research Report 2002
Identifying Boniato-type Sweetpotato Cultivars Adapted to North Carolina Growing Conditions vegetables Lenoir Research Report 2002
Super Sweet Cabbage Variety Evaluation vegetables Lenoir Research Report 2002
Devil’s Tongue Pepper Research and On-farm Demonstration vegetables Lenoir Research Report 2002
Commercialization of Medicinal Herb Production in NC herbs / botanicals Lenoir Research Report 2002
Feasibility of Producing the Oil Crops: Borage and Evening Primrose herbs / botanicals Lenoir Research Report 2002
Investigations into the Feasibility of Cut Flowers as a Crop cut flowers Lenoir On-Farm Trial 2002
Investigations into the Feasibility of Pyrethrum as a New Industrial Crop for NC misc Lenoir Research Report 2002
Head Lettuce and Romaine Variety Adaptation to Eastern NC vegetables Lenoir Research Report 2003
New Medicinal Herbs for Eastern N.C. herbs / botanicals Lenoir Research Report 2003
Development of Value-Added Products from Cotton Stalks and Waste misc Lenoir Research Report 2003
Evaluating New Lines of Grape Tomatoes vegetables Lenoir Research Report 2003
Trellis / Cultural Studies for Brambles fruits Lenoir Research Report 2003
Screening & Advancing New Specialty Melons for Market Potential Research, Education & Production fruits Lenoir Research Report 2003
Identifying Boniato-type Sweetpotato Cultivars Adapted to NC Growing Conditions vegetables Lenoir Research Report 2003
Development of Specialty-Type Potatoes for Eastern NC vegetables Lenoir Research Report 2003
Screening and Advancing New Specialty Melons for Market Potential fruits Lenoir On-Farm Trial 2004
Identifying Specialty-type Sweet Potato Cultivars Adapted to NC Growing Conditions vegetables Lenoir Research Report 2004
Development of Specialty-type Potatoes for Eastern NC vegetables Lenoir Research Report 2004
Sea Oats Research, Education, & Production nursery crops Brunswick Research Report 2002
Dune & Estuary Plant Production nursery crops Brunswick Research Report 2003
Dune & Estuary Plant Production nursery crops Brunswick On-Farm Trial 2004
Production and Introduction of ‘Summer Cascade’ River Birch nursery crops Ashe Research Report 2002
Specialty Crops Program Farm Tour to Virginia events Ashe Event Report 2003
Sea Oats Research, Education, & Production nursery crops New Hanover Research Report 2002
Dune & Estuary Plant Production nursery crops New Hanover Research Report 2003
Dune & Estuary Plant Production nursery crops New Hanover On-Farm Trial 2004
Production and Introduction of ‘Summer Cascade’ River Birch nursery crops Pender Research Report 2002
Sea Oats Research, Education, & Production nursery crops Pender Research Report 2002
Dune & Estuary Plant Production nursery crops Pender Research Report 2003
Sea Oats Research, Education, & Production nursery crops Carteret Research Report 2002
Dune & Estuary Plant Production nursery crops Carteret Research Report 2003
Development of Specialty-Type Potatoes for Eastern NC vegetables Pasquotank Research Report 2003
Development of Specialty-type Potatoes for Eastern NC vegetables Pasquotank Research Report 2004
Visit to Eastern Shore Virginia Experiment Station events Pasquotank Event Report 2004
Production and Introduction of ‘Summer Cascade’ River Birch nursery crops Henderson Research Report 2002
Evaluating NCSU Bred Peach Varieties for Commercial Use in Western NC fruits Henderson Research Report 2002
Domesticating Galax nursery crops Henderson Research Report 2002
Commercialization of Medicinal Herb Production in NC herbs / botanicals Henderson Research Report 2002
Development of Medicinal Crop Analysis, Propagation, and Production Methods herbs / botanicals Henderson Research Report 2002
Crop Maze Research agritourism Henderson Research Report 2002
Investigations into the Feasibility of Pyrethrum as a New Industrial Crop for NC misc Henderson Research Report 2002
Evaluating Commercial Standard, Newly Released and Pending NC Peach Cultivars for Commercial Use in Western NC fruits Henderson Research Report 2003
Domesticating Galax nursery crops Henderson Research Report 2003
Evaluation, Production and Marketing of ‘Venus’ SweetshrubPPAF nursery crops Henderson Research Report 2003
Evaluating Commercial Standard, Newly Released and Pending North Carolina Peach Cultivars for Commercial Use in Western NC fruits Henderson Research Report 2004
Introducing ‘Shiloh Splash’ River BirchPPAF (Betula nigra ‘Shiloh Splash’) nursery crops Henderson On-Farm Trial 2004
Bloodroot Cultivation herbs / botanicals Henderson Research Report 2004
Developing a Commercial Production System for Ramps herbs / botanicals Henderson Research Report 2004
Marketing Systems Exploration for Specialty Crops misc Henderson On-Farm Trial 2004
Developing Value-Added Practices and Branding for High-Sugar Tomatoes vegetables Wake Research Report 2002
Consumer Preference for Coleslaw vegetables Wake Marketing Survey 2002
Red Sweet Corn Survey vegetables Wake Marketing Survey 2002
Development of Medicinal Crop Analysis, Propagation, and Production Methods herbs / botanicals Wake Research Report 2002
Seed Germination and Greenhouse Production of Seabeach Amaranth (Amaranthus pumilus Raf.) fiber / grain Wake Research Report 2003
Honey Dew Survey fruits Wake Marketing Survey 2004
Solvent Extraction and Composition Analysis of Capsaicin from Different Parts of Habanero Peppers (Capsicum Chinese) For Application in Food Processing misc Wake On-Farm Trial 2004
Organic Agriculture Weed Control Project organics Johnston On-Farm Trial 2003
Off-Season Production of Blueberries fruits Washington Research Report 2002
Development of Specialty-Type Potatoes for Eastern NC vegetables Washington Research Report 2003
Development of Specialty-type Potatoes for Eastern NC vegetables Washington Research Report 2004
Investigations into the Feasibility of Pyrethrum as a New Industrial Crop for NC misc Rowan Research Report 2002
Evaluation of Highbush-Type Blueberry Seedling Progenies for Mineral Soil Adaptation in the Piedmont of NC fruits Rowan Research Report 2003
Investigations into the Feasibility of Pyrethrum as a New Industrial Crop for NC misc Alleghany Research Report 2002
Specialty Crops Program Farm Tour to Virginia events Alleghany Event Report 2003
Early Fall Harvest Of Raspberries Using Rowcovers fruits Alleghany On-Farm Trial 2004
French-American Hybrid Wine grape Trials at the Upper Mountain Research Station fruits Alleghany Research Report 2004
Raspberry Variety Trials fruits Caswell On-Farm Trial 2004
Everbearing Strawberry Evaluation fruits Mitchell On-Farm Trial 2003
Alternative Agiculture Oportunities Workshop events Mitchell Event Report 2003
Workshop & Tour for Season Extension Techniques in Mitchell County events Mitchell Event Report 2004
Specialty Potato Trial vegetables Mitchell On-Farm Trial 2004
Piedmont Peach Production fruits Cabarrus On-Farm Trial 2004
Development and Marketing of Watermelon Cultivars with New Flesh Colors fruits Sampson Research Report 2002
Identifying Boniato-type Sweetpotato Cultivars Adapted to North Carolina Growing Conditions vegetables Sampson Research Report 2002
Specialty Melon On-Farm Observation fruits Sampson On-Farm Trial 2003
Identifying Boniato-type Sweetpotato Cultivars Adapted to NC Growing Conditions vegetables Sampson Research Report 2003
Identifying Specialty-type Sweet Potato Cultivars Adapted to NC Growing Conditions vegetables Sampson Research Report 2004
Specialty Melon Trial fruits Franklin On-Farm Trial 2003
Piedmont Peach Production fruits Franklin On-Farm Trial 2004
Heirloom and Specialty Vegetable Production for Local Sales vegetables Haywood Research Report 2002
Specialty Crops Survey for Western North Carolina vegetables Haywood Marketing Survey 2002
Commercialization of Medicinal Herb Production in NC herbs / botanicals Haywood Research Report 2002
Development of Medicinal Crop Analysis, Propagation, and Production Methods herbs / botanicals Haywood Research Report 2002
Grape Tomato Survey vegetables Haywood Marketing Survey 2003
Heirloom Tomato Marketing vegetables Haywood Marketing Survey 2003
Bloodroot Cultivation herbs / botanicals Haywood Research Report 2004
Development of Specialty-type Potatoes for Eastern NC vegetables Pamlico Research Report 2004
Commercial Vegetative Production of Fraser Fir Seedlings in Avery County nursery crops Avery On-Farm Trial 2003
Specialty Crops Program Farm Tour to Virginia events Watauga Event Report 2003
Propagating Native Rhododendron and Azalea from Seed in Watauga County nursery crops Watauga On-Farm Trial 2004
Native Plant Propagation Trial nursery crops Currituck On-Farm Trial 2004
Commercialization of Medicinal Herb Production in NC herbs / botanicals Rockingham Research Report 2002
Systems Exploration for Specialty Crops cut flowers, misc Rockingham On-Farm Trial 2004
Cut flowers in Rockingham County cut flowers Rockingham On-Farm Trial 2004
Suitability of Oregano as a Commercial Culinary Herb Crop herbs / botanicals Union On-Farm Trial 2004
Suitability of Mint as a Commercial Culinary Herb Crop herbs / botanicals Union On-Farm Trial 2004
Suitability of French Tarragon as a commercial culinary herb crop herbs / botanicals Union On-Farm Trial 2004
Alternative Crops: Growing Asiatic Lilies In Crates In A Hoop House cut flowers Union On-Farm Trial 2004
Introduction of Specialty Farm Crops in Union County misc Union On-Farm Trial 2004
Northeast Ag Expo Featuring Alternative and Specialty Crops, Including Specialty Melons events Chowan Event Report 2003
Agritourism & Natural Resource Tour & Resource Development events Onslow Event Report 2003
Tours of Greenhouses Specialty Crop Production in Wilson County events Wilson Event Report 2004

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Photo of Jeanine Davis, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Jeanine DavisExtension Specialist, Herbs / Organics / Specialty Crops / Vegetables (828) 684-3562 jeanine_davis@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University
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