Petunia Treated with Ethephon

June 5, 2017

Michigan State Experts Offer Tips on Improving Your Ethephon PGR Applications

Air temperature at application and carrier water alkalinity can influence the efficacy of your ethephon plant growth regulator applications.

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Primula acaulis, Botrytis, Disease, Griffin Greenhouse Supplies

May 30, 2017

BioWorks Launches New Biofungicide for Botrytis Control

BotryStop was developed for the control of pathogens such as Botrytis, Sclerotinia, and Monilinia in several crops, including ornamentals.

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Adult Aphidoletes in web - Feature

May 27, 2017

How to Overcome Biocontrol Challenges by Thinking Outside the Box

With a little creative thinking and adjustments to your strategy, you can overcome your greenhouse biocontrol challenges.

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Greenhouse Plant Nutrition

May 26, 2017

University of Florida Course Helps You Improve Greenhouse Nutrient Management

The University of Florida (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is offering an Advanced Nutrient Management course through its online greenhouse training program.

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Cannabis Seedling

May 20, 2017

Biocontrols: A Practical Option for Cannabis

With limited options for chemical pest control, cannabis growers are incorporating biocontrols into their integrated pest management programs. More education will cement this solution as a viable option in this emerging market.

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Christmas Cactus

May 18, 2017

How to Increase Branching and Flower Bud Production of Christmas Cactus

Based on research completed at North Carolina State University, here are some methods for increasing branching and flower bud production of Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera bridgessii).

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Sempervivum with chicks

May 18, 2017

Branching Out With Configure on Succulents

Researchers at North Carolina State University determine the best timing, rates, and production methods for using benzyladenine to improve branching and flowering.

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Herbicide Drift in the Greenhouse

May 15, 2017

How to Identify and Mitigate Herbicide Contamination in the Greenhouse

Herbicides applied off-site or within the greenhouse can significantly damage ornamental and edible crops. Beth Scheckelhoff, an Extension Educator for Greenhouse Systems at The Ohio State University, provides some examples and basic recommendations for mitigating and preventing herbicide contamination and injury in the future.

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Netherlands Next Generation Growing

May 15, 2017

New Whitepaper Outlines How to Create an Optimal Climate for Plant Growth

Hoogendoorn recently published a whitepaper that provides background and applications of Next Generation Growing methods, which are designed to optimize plant growth by improving greenhouse climate conditions.

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Knox Medical greenhouses by Nexus

May 15, 2017

A Look Inside Florida’s Newest Cannabis Cultivation Facility

Knox Medical is officially open for business. Founded on more than a half century of plant growing knowledge at Knox Nursery, the new cannabis business offered a look at its cultivation lab late last year.

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Botrytis Blight Geranium

May 10, 2017

A Refresher on Botrytis Management in the Greenhouse

When the weather is moist and humid, susceptible greenhouse plants may need to be protected from Botrytis cinerea, a fungus that causes leaf spots, blighting, and stem cankers.

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rhp-substrates-root-problems-web

May 9, 2017

How to Test and Correct for Low Substrate pH in Your Growing Media

If you mix your own or purchase a pre-mixed substrate, it is recommended you determine the initial pH. In too many cases, growers end up discovering low substrate pH.

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