February 28, 2017

OHP Launches New Ovicide/Miticide, Announces Partnership With Vestaron

Applause is a new miticide that targets eggs and immature stages of several mite species. Through the Vestaron partnership, OHP will market Spear-O, a toxin-derived bioinsecticide.

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February 26, 2017

AgBiome Will Enter the Ornamentals Market With a New Biological Fungicide

AgBiome, a young company with teammates steeped in decades of experience in the crop protection world, sees an opportunity to bring products to market that fill the existing gaps in plant protection. The company has partnered with SePRO to market and distribute Zio, a biological fungicide expecting EPA registration this spring.

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Remote Sensing Feature

February 12, 2017

Using Remote Sensing to Optimize IPM in Greenhouses

Researchers at the University of California Davis are developing advanced remote sensing technologies to automate detection of insect pest infestations in greenhouses, which could revolutionize integrated pest management practices.

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Purple fountain grass

February 9, 2017

Bulking and Height Control of Purple Fountain Grass With Plant Growth Regulators

In the second article of a two-part series, researchers discuss methods for using plant growth regulators to bulk purple fountain grass and regulate its height.

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Boxwood Blight

February 7, 2017

Boxwood Blight Detection in Illinois Has Growers on Alert

Symptoms of boxwood blight, which can spread quickly in production facilities, include leaf spots, stem cankers, and defoliation.

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cuttings-facility

February 7, 2017

Horticultural Research Institute Funding 13 Projects in 2017

The projects cover areas ranging from disease and weed control to improving soil health.

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Adult Thrips feature

January 25, 2017

Tips to Stay Ahead of Aphids, Mites, and Thrips

Control these persistent pests with innovative chemistries that will expand your rotation options with new modes of action.

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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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pbh-peat-mix-feature

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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