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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
December 19, 2016
Funding Allocated for Several Horticulture Pest Research Initiatives
The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has allocated millions in funding to research plant pests such as boxwood blight, downy mildew, and phytophthora.
October 13, 2016
BioSafe’s New Hort Sales Rep Says Water Regulation And Disease Pressure Are Biggest Industry Challenges
Eric Smith, BioSafe Systems’ New Horticultural Technical Sales Representative, has several years of experience that he says will help him when working with growers on critical issues facing them.
September 28, 2016
Tips For Managing Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus In Mums
According to a report from Michigan State University, symptoms of tomato spotted wilt virus on chrysanthemum include yellow blotching and rings, necrotic lesions, and stem collapse.
August 12, 2016
How You Can Control Downy Mildew In Coleus, Roses, And Other Crops
Downy mildew diseases are potentially devastating to ornamental crops and at the very least can cause unsightly damage. Check out the latest research and recommendations for preventing it.
June 21, 2016
New Mode Of Action From BASF Offers Deeper Disease Control
When it comes to disease control, you need all the help you can get. BASF recently hosted growers, Extension personnel, and trade media to present its newest fungicide with two active ingredients, offering dual modes of action.
May 24, 2016
OHP’s Triathlon Biofungicide Now Listed By The Organic Materials Review Institute
Triathlon BA is a broad-spectrum preventative biofungicide that provides control of many foliar and soilborne diseases in ornamentals and herbs.