Impatiens downy mildew, Photo Credit: Ian Maguire, Biological Scientist, University of Florida

March 19, 2014

Impatiens walleriana Makes Possible Comeback In 2014 Season

Despite efforts to thwart downy mildew, growers, researchers and landscape experts are predicting a continued impact on Impatiens walleriana supply issues for the 2014 season.

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March 18, 2014

Exclusive: Kansas Department Of Agriculture’s Jeff Vogel Discusses TMV And The Kansas Pest Freedom Standards

Greenhouse Grower talked to the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Plant Protection and Weed Control Program Manager Jeff Vogel to learn about the Kansas Pest Freedom Standards and how the state is regulating tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) on petunias this season.

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March 18, 2014

Kansas Department of Agriculture Taking Measures On Petunia Cuttings Shipped From Dümmen El Salvador Farm

The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) has ordered growers and retailers to destroy all petunias received from the Dümmen Group's Las Mercedes, El Salvador farm.

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Leaf Distortion

March 18, 2014

Kansas Department of Agriculture BMPs For Scouting TMV On Petunias

The Kansas Department of Agriculture is asking growers and retailers to follow regulatory action and recommendations in scouting petunias for symptoms of tobacco mosaic virus (TMV).

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March 13, 2014

Two BioSafe Systems Products Proven To Reduce Fusarium

In a recent study, SaniDate 12.0 and ZeroTol 2.0 from BioSafe Systems were evaluated as sanitizing products to control fusarium in irrigation water.

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OxiPhos_CMYK

February 26, 2014

BioSafe’s OxiPhos And ZeroTol Are Effective For Controlling Downy Mildew, Study Shows

A recent study has determined the effectiveness of OxiPhos and ZeroTol 2.0 in controlling impatiens downy mildew.

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February 26, 2014

Dümmen Reports Incidences Of TMV In Red Fox Petunia Cuttings From El Salvador Operation

Growers who have received Red Fox brand petunia cuttings from the Dümmen Group’s Las Mercedes, El Salvador stock plant facility should inspect unrooted petunia cuttings and plants for any symptoms of tobacco mosaic virus (TMV).

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February 26, 2014

Scouting And Preventative Measures For Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV) On Petunia

Here is the advice Dümmen shared with its customers on scouting and preventative measures for dealing with TMV on petunia.

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February 18, 2014

4 New Disease Control Products

Keep your plants healthy and protect them from pathogens with these fungicides, bactericides and herbicides.

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Lettuce Red, Powdery Mildew Disease Griffin Greenhouse Supplies

January 31, 2014

Controlling Foliar Diseases With Microbial Fungicides

Microbial fungicides' active ingredients are biological organisms, in this case, different types of bacteria that utilize various modes of action to prevent and control foliar plant diseases.

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November 19, 2013

Coleus Downy Mildew

Unfortunately, coleus has a downy mildew problem. In this episode of FloriCAST, see what at the disease looks like on specific cultivars of coleus and learn how to reduce problems with the disease.

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Encarsia formosa

November 19, 2013

Biocontrol And Pesticide Compatibility Resources

There are a number of resources readily available on the web to help you find compatible pesticides for your biocontrol program.

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