Now Available

•  Dow Agrosciences

Dow has received federal registration for Dimension 2EW, a new formulation of the widely used Dimension crabgrass preventer that can be sprayed over the top of field-grown nursery ornamentals and landscape ornamentals for preemergence control of more than 40 grassy and broadleaf weeds. www.dimensionherbicide.com

•  Phyton

Phyton-27 New Dimension bactericide and fungicide has been issued a California registration covering spray, low-volume, dip, drench and injection applications in the greenhouse, field or nursery, landscape and interiorscape. Phyton-27 New Dimension delivers broad spectrum control including: Botrytis, Cercospora, Cylindrocladium, Anthracnose, Black Spot, Powdery Mildew, Volutella, Alternaria, downy mildew, rust, Scab, Rhizoctonia, Phytophthora, Verticillium, Entomosporium, Pythium, Erwinia, Xanthomonas and Pseudomonas. www.phyton-27.com

•  OHP

FenStop Fungicide received federal registration in late 2006 and is now gaining state registrations. FenStop provides exceptional control of downy mildew, aerial Phytophthora as well as the root disease complex of Pythium and Phytophthora. www.ohp.com

•  Syngenta

A new addition to the Syngenta ornamental portfolio, Hurricane fungicide provides effective, easy control of all major root-rot diseases including Pythium, Phytophthora and Rhizoctonia. Hurricane provides both systemic and contact protection with two different modes of action and can be applied to the roots of plants by drenching using microjet, drip irrigation or with hydraulic systems. It can also be incorporated as a pre-potting media drench. By tank-mixing with Medallion fungicide, Hurricane can be enhanced to control stem diseases Thielaviopsis, Cylindrocladium and Sclerotium rolfsi. Hurricane is currently available in ready-to-use soluble bags to reduce errors and labor, and ensure ease of use. Syngenta provides e-learning modules for all of its products at www.greencastonline.com

•  Scotts

Systemic fungicide Fungo has been renamed AllBan Flo, with an expanded label to include field, nursery, greenhouse, landscape and turf. AllBan provides control of most key ornamental diseases: leaf spots, Anthracnose, rusts, scabs, Black Root Rot, Thielaviopsis, Cylindrocladium, Fusarium and Rhizoctonia. It has the flexibility of either foliar, dip or drench applications and can be mixed with other fungicides for greater convenience and effectiveness. www.scottsprohort.com

 •  Valent Professional Products

Distance Insect Growth Regulator now is registered for use on greenhouse-grown fruiting vegetables, including eggplant, groundcherry, pepino, pepper, tomatillo and tomato. Distance offers greenhouse growers whitefly, fungus gnat and shore fly control through its translaminar activity. When Distance is applied, it translocates to the underside of the leaves, stopping insects from feeding on the plant and eventually breaking the life cycle of these pests that plague greenhouses.

Additionally, Distance is a key resistance management tool that growers can use to rotate with other chemistries and incorporate into an integrated pest management program. www.valentpro.com

Leave a Reply

More From Insect Control...
Ambrosia Beetle

April 7, 2017

Tips On How to ID Ambrosia Beetle Damage, And How to Control it

Ambrosia beetles are often overlooked as being a primary cause of plant loss, but research and experience are proving otherwise.

Read More

March 20, 2017

Neonic Insect Control Alternative Offers Favorable Profile for Honeybees and Bumblebees

Altus, a butenolide class insecticide with the active ingredient flupyradifurone, will be available beginning May 1, and is labeled for greenhouse and nursery use on ornamental plants, vegetable transplants, and indoor vegetable production.

Read More

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.

Read More
Latest Stories
Ambrosia Beetle

April 7, 2017

Tips On How to ID Ambrosia Beetle Damage, And How to Co…

Ambrosia beetles are often overlooked as being a primary cause of plant loss, but research and experience are proving otherwise.

Read More

March 20, 2017

Neonic Insect Control Alternative Offers Favorable Prof…

Altus, a butenolide class insecticide with the active ingredient flupyradifurone, will be available beginning May 1, and is labeled for greenhouse and nursery use on ornamental plants, vegetable transplants, and indoor vegetable production.

Read More

February 28, 2017

OHP Launches New Ovicide/Miticide, Announces Partnershi…

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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
Effective pest control

January 12, 2017

Prevention and Early Intervention: The Keys to Biocont…

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

Read More
Two-spotted spider mites, adults and eggs

January 10, 2017

Pest Management Workshop to Take Place in Virginia on J…

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.

Read More
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.

Read More

October 25, 2016

Why Logic May Be The Best Defense Against Q-Biotype Whi…

Greenhouse Grower Editor Laura Drotleff says while you may feel you're in a lose-lose situation with pest control, there are some solutions that can help.

Read More
Downy mildew lesions on light coleus cultivars feature

October 4, 2016

Crop Protection Manufacturers Detail 2017 Early Order D…

Greenhouse Grower asked crop protection product manufacturers to send us the details for their 2017 Early Order Discount Programs and ongoing rebate programs, to provide you with a compiled knowledge resource of all discount offers at a time when you're making decisions for 2017.

Read More

September 28, 2016

Floriculture Industry Working To Solve The Whitefly Pro…

This summer, the floriculture industry has been faced with a dangerous new development — the detection of the Q-Biotype whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) in outdoor landscapes. It’s the first time that the Q-Biotype has been found in the U.S., outside of a greenhouse or wholesale nursery, since the pest was first detected on an ornamental plant in an Arizona greenhouse in December 2004. This year in Florida, there have been 47 detections of the Q since April, in retail nurseries and residential landscapes in 10 counties in Florida, from Miami-Dade to Duval County, primarily on hibiscus. Other hosts involved are crossandra, eggplant transplants, lantana, ficus, and porter weed. The detections have been in 17 retail nurseries, eight wholesale nurseries, 10 residential landscapes, and two agricultural fields. Other states have reported Q-Biotype detections this year, as well. The discovery of Q-Biotype whitefly in the landscape is troubling for the entire ornamentals industry, […]

Read More
Chrysanthemum Aphid

August 22, 2016

How To ID And Manage Black Aphids In Chrysanthemums

Growers in Michigan have recently been reporting a higher presence of this pest. Here are some tips on how to control it.

Read More
Greenhouse Whitefly

August 18, 2016

Vestaron Planning For More Research And Development Of …

On the heels of launching Spear-T, its first bioinsecticide, Vestaron has received additional financing that will be used to develop new products with new modes of action.

Read More
BioWorks Mycotrol

August 17, 2016

New Organic Mycoinsecticide From BioWorks Now Registere…

BioWorks’ Mycotrol can be used to manage whitefly, thrips, aphids, and other insects in greenhouses and nurseries.

Read More
Poinsettia, Heavy Whitefly Infestation -Lower Leaves, Insect - Feature

August 3, 2016

Tips For Successful Late-Season Whitefly Control

Managing late-season whiteflies successfully on poinsettia requires preventative measures put in to action early in the production cycle.

Read More
Aphids On Older Leaves

July 25, 2016

How You Can Stop Aphids By Understanding Their Interact…

Knowing which aphids target which crops and how aphids colonize and move on plants goes a long way toward setting up an effective management plan.

Read More
Eretmocerus eremicus adult, Parasitic Wasp

July 2, 2016

Beneficial Predators Can Help Control Whiteflies On Poi…

Whitefly infestations are a recurring problem that often plagues poinsettia growers. Successfully keep them in check by letting beneficial predators take the work out of pest control.

Read More
Greenhouse Whitefly

June 26, 2016

Michigan State University Offers Tips On Whitefly Manag…

Whiteflies are making headlines in Florida, but they are found across the U.S. Michigan State experts say it’s important to know how to manage each type of whitefly.

Read More