Co-owner Maria Kreidermacher explains how biocontrols became a necessity, what growers should look for in suppliers and how to go about assimilating them into application methods.
Nemasys and Millenium beneficial nematodes from BASF help provide biological control of fungus gnats, western flower thrips and shore flies.
D.S. Cole Growers has been having great success integrating a predatory mite release schedule with chemical controls to finally get the upper hand in the endless battle with spider mites.
D.S. Cole Growers has been having great success integrating a predatory mite release schedule with chemical controls. Here’s advice from D.S. Cole’s propagation grower Steven Courcy on releasing predatory mites. 1. Start releasing predatory mites early. By having a population of mites roaming the plants you can eliminate problems before they get out of control.
For Greenhouse Grower’s 30th anniversary look at the future, we spoke to experts in robotics, web technology and production technology to get their opinions on what new opportunities may be in the pipeline for greenhouse growers.
Thrips are a perennial problem in greenhouses everywhere, but biological control is an increasingly popular tool for greenhouse growers to manage these pests.
Whitefly is a perennial problem in greenhouses everywhere, but biological control is an increasingly popular tool for greenhouse growers to manage these pests.
Whether you’re new to biocontrols or have an established program, finding new tools is important. Check out these latest bicontrol products available for your crop.
Starting a biocontrols program is a learning process and if there’s one thing for sure, it’s that you will make some mistakes. Here are five mistakes many growers encounter when they start with biocontrols.
There are a number of resources readily available on the web to help you find compatible pesticides for your biocontrol program.