Ascochyta in chrysanthemum

September 27, 2017

14 Common Chrysanthemum Diseases to Monitor

Penn State University Extension features a section on its website devoted to diseases commonly found in chrysanthemums.

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Powdery mildew on rosemary. Photo credit: SHS Griffin

September 9, 2017

Howler Biological Fungicide from AgBiome Gains EPA Approval

Howler provides preventive, long-lasting activity on a broad spectrum of soilborne and foliar diseases, with no special handling or storage required.

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Aphids

July 7, 2017

New Tools for Your Crop Protection Arsenal in the Greenhouse

Over the past few months, crop protection companies have developed several new products designed to help you manage a wide range of insect and disease pests. Here’s a look at some of them.

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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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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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Downy mildew sporulation on underside of leaf

May 5, 2017

New Bactericide/Fungicide from BioSafe Systems Helps Manage Foliar Diseases

BioSafe Systems has introduced PerCarb, a broad-spectrum bactericide/fungicide for use in greenhouse fruits and vegetables, as well as other crops.

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Pythium

March 27, 2017

Florida Ornamental Growers Took a Hit in 2016 Thanks to Wet Weather

While damage figures from the 2015-2016 winter rains are still being compiled, researchers have found that Phytophthora and Pythium caused severe destruction in many plants.

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March 20, 2017

AgBiome’s New Zio Biofungicide Receives EPA Registration

The new biofungicide is the first product from AgBiome, and will be marketed by SePRO Corp. in the ornamentals market.

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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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Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus on Osteospormum

February 23, 2017

4 Pathogens to Prepare For in 2017

Early detection of disease and virus symptoms in the greenhouse is critical. One expert says there are a few pathogens in particular that growers should be monitoring.

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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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downy-mildew-impatiens-feature

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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