Rose Rosette on Knockout rose, May 2013. Photo credit: Alan Windham, University of Tennessee

March 2, 2015

Rose Rosette Disease Fight Gets A Boost From Government Funding

In 2014, $4.6 million was awarded through the Farm Bill to tackle rose rosette disease, a devastating pathogen that affects one of the industry’s most important crops.

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Fig 1 Leafy Gall On Leucanthemum Becky

March 2, 2015

How To Prevent Leafy Gall Before You Lose Plants

Leafy gall is a nasty disease that can go undetected until plant damage is done. Take these steps to protect your crops from infection.

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October 6, 2014

EPA Registration Granted To Stockton’s Timorex Gold Biofungicide

Timorex Gold, a broad spectrum fungicide, has received EPA registration in the U.S. for disease control on organic and conventional crops.

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Marengo Herbicide From OHP Has Expanded Label For Greenhouse Use [sponsor content]

August 15, 2014

Marengo Herbicide From OHP Has Expanded Label For Greenhouse Use [sponsor content]

Dan Stahl of OHP shares the latest details on Marengo herbicide, including its control of grass and broadleaf weeds and its new expanded label.

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August 5, 2014

Prevention Measures For Impatiens Downy Mildew Start At Plug Production, Chase Says

Impatiens downy mildew is a fast-moving disease that can quickly go from bad to worse if conditions are right. In case you missed it, here are some of the highlights from Ann Chase's (Agricultural Consulting) downy mildew update at Cultivate'14.

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July 22, 2014

Spray Coverage Key To Uniform Pest And Disease Control In The Greenhouse

Greenhouse growers need to understand proper spray application coverage when applying pesticides and growth regulators to ensure successful treatment results.

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Jeff Rich

July 18, 2014

Removing The Mask Of Phytophthora

Phytophthora is the number one disease of floriculture and nursery crops nationwide. Here are some effective measures growers can take to reduce the occurance of this pathogen, known as "the plant destroyer."

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June 27, 2014

Biocontrols Can Be Highly Effective With Serious Commitment Says Canadian Grower

Biocontrols can be very effective when the greenhouse operator makes a serious commitment to using them for integrated pest control. See how Parkway Gardens has successfully used biocontrols for the last nine years.

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May 1, 2014

Be On The Lookout For Botrytis Blight

Greenhouse growers will be challenged by weather forecasts for cloudy and rainy conditions favoring Botrytis blight. Remembering cultural practices and correct fungicides will help until we get more sunshine.

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April 18, 2014

Growth Products Introduces Improved Packaging For Companion Biological Fungicide

Following the suggestion of a user of Companion Biological Fungicide, Growth Products has made improvements to the product's packaging to make it easier to handle and more durable.

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April 8, 2014

Switching To Organic Fertilizer

Growers of short-term vegetable or ornamental crops should have an easier time switching from conventional mineral fertilizers to organic fertilizers.

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