New Product Shorts

New Product Shorts

Thrips Control

BASF:

Pylon, a miticide/insecticide is now labeled for thrips control (pending state registrations) and can be used on both ornamentals and greenhouse-grown vegetables. It can be used until the day of harvest for greenhouse-grown vegetables. Pylon is also labeled for mites, caterpillars, armyworms, pinworms, fruitworms, hornworms and cabbage loopers. Pylon features translaminar action, activity on larval and adult stages and 12-hour REI.

Three Walls

CO-EX Corporation:

Macrolux triple wall polycarbonate sheets are now being offered by CO-EX Corporation. They come in sizes of 6, 8 and 10 mm. The 6-mm triple wall has a 32 percent increase in flute space, compared to a twin wall. Macrolux triple wall also has light transmission up to 75 percent and a higher R-value. It is easy to install.

Growing Up Seedlings

GroForIt:

Gro-Mat, a heated rubber mat from GroForIt, gives gentle heat to seedlings and helps them grow. Gro-Mat is waterproof and provides uniform, gentle heat, while using minimal electricity. Gro-Mat will allow growers to plant and harvest crops weeks earlier than normal. The 6-pound mat is 23 inches by 15 inches by 2 inches and the 10-pound Super Gro-Mat is 38 inches by 17 inches by 2 inches.

Healthy Height Control

Fine Americas:

Configure plant growth regulator increases basal branching and promotes flowering in certain ornamental crops. It is registered for use on Christmas cactus, plantain lily and purple coneflower. A concentrated ready-to-mix formula, it can be applied by spray. Configure is available in the United States, pending state registrations.

Fertilizing On The Move

Chemilizer:

Chemilizer’s C3P chest pack sprayer accurately mixes chemicals and water as you use it with its patented chemical mixer. It is designed for accurate, reliable injection of water-soluble chemicals, often eliminating the need to dilute and premix chemicals. Its light weight and versatility make it ideal for spraying fertilizers, fungicides, etc.

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