March 10, 2018
Segovis Fungicide Now Available to Ornamental Growers in California, New York
Segovis, from Syngenta, features a unique active ingredient that helps control downy mildew and Phytophthora.
December 25, 2017
New Fungicide Helps Control Mildews and Rot in Ornamentals
Greenspire Global, Inc. has developed Procidic, a bactericide and fungicide that provides effective disease control without synthetics.
December 21, 2017
Dümmen Orange Confirms Presence of Xanthomonas in Begonia Stock
In a December 16 letter to its customers, Dümmen Orange said it had encountered an issue in its El Salvador-based Las Mercedes production facility, where bacterial leaf spot had been confirmed in begonia production.
December 21, 2017
Plantpeddler Provides Guidelines for Xanthomonas Bacterial Leaf Spot in Begonias
A leading producer of Begonia young plant liners and finished plants, Cresco, IA-based Plantpeddler has issued the following informational guidelines on Bacterial Leaf Spot in Begonias.
December 18, 2017
California Growers Have a New Disease Control Tool
BASF’s Orkestra Intrinsic fungicide has been approved in California for control of several ornamental plant diseases.
December 14, 2017
New Biofungicide Approved for Disease Control in Ornamentals
Certis USA recently introduced Carb-O-Nator, a new broad-spectrum foliar fungicide that works on contact to control powdery mildew, Alternaria, Anthracnose, Botrytis, Septoria leaf spot, and other diseases.
October 17, 2017
Rose Rosette Update: Research into Detection and Management Continues
Halfway through a five-year, $4.6 million grant to combat rose rosette disease in the U.S., a national research team is encouraged by the amount of information learned, but admits having a way to go before finding how to overcome the deadly problem.
October 17, 2017
How One Grower is Battling Botrytis with a New Biological
CropKing in Lodi, OH, recently began using a new beneficial fungus in its fight against Botrytis in its greenhouse tomatoes. So far, the results have been promising.
September 29, 2017
New Fungicide Provides Production and Postharvest Disease Control in Ornamental Crops
Pageant TR from BASF controls seven key diseases, and can be used both in the greenhouse and in trucks that are on their way to a retail site.
September 19, 2017
Concerned About Boxwood Blight? Here Are Some Updated Management Tips
AmericanHort’s Horticultural Research Institute has released an updated version of its boxwood blight Best Management Practices document.
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.
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.
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.
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.