January 24, 2017

AmericanHort Issues Call to Action on Safeguarding Pyrethroids

Synthetic pyrethroids, a class of insecticides for nursery and floriculture production and landscape management, are undergoing an EPA registration review with a focus on certain potential environmental effects.

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Effective pest control

January 12, 2017

Prevention and Early Intervention: The Keys to Biocontrol Success in Greenhouse Crops

Advance preparation and starting out right helps you implement an effective biocontrol program that reduces pest pressure.

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Two-spotted spider mites, adults and eggs

January 10, 2017

Pest Management Workshop to Take Place in Virginia on Jan. 26

Battlefield Farms will host the workshop, which is being coordinated by Virginia Cooperative Extension and will focus on new techniques in disease and insect control.

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Single-internode culm cutting of purple fountain grass.

January 5, 2017

Successful Propagation of Purple Fountain Grass From Single-Internode Culm Cuttings

In the first article of a two-part series, researchers discuss how propagation daily light integral and root-zone temperature influence root growth and development of single-internode purple fountain grass culm cuttings.

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January 2, 2017

Why You Need To Know What’s In Your Growing Media Mix

Before you buy growing media mixes or raw materials to mix your own custom blends, here are some important factors to consider.

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December 25, 2016

Grow-Tech Patents Plug Designed for Tissue Culture

The ZenPlug from Grow-Tech is used for tissue culture in orchids and difficult-to-root cuttings, and is one of several products recently developed by Grow-Tech.

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December 24, 2016

How Agronomic Programs Can Help You Successfully Manage Pests

To prevent problems before they start, make an agronomic program an essential part of your production plan.

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December 19, 2016

Funding Allocated for Several Horticulture Pest Research Initiatives

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has allocated millions in funding to research plant pests such as boxwood blight, downy mildew, and phytophthora.

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Various Wood Substrates

December 18, 2016

The Evolution And Revolution Of Wood Substrates

Growing media formulations are evolving as researchers fine tune blending techniques for wood component substrate alternatives to achieve reliable, consistent results.

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December 17, 2016

New Growing Media Technology Designed To Promote Healthier Plants

Oasis Grower Solutions recently launched several new innovations that support plant growth and health all the way to maturity.

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December 5, 2016

New Growing Media Advancements Giving Growers More Options

With innovative, sustainable growing media components, growers will be able to improve plant health, achieve consistency among crops, save money, and reduce inputs, while saving space on storage.

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foxglove-aphid

November 29, 2016

How Greenhouse Growers Can Manage The Foxglove Aphid

Recent research is shedding new light on the foxglove aphid. Understanding host plants, identification, and biology will help growers deal with this pest.

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