Botrytis fungicide resistance is a serious problem in petunias that results in millions of dollars in crop losses each year. A simple calcium solution may be the key to managing this problem more effectively.
It’s time to beef up your integrated pest management program, but before you do, here’s a round-up of greenhouse crop protection products that are scheduled to — or already have — hit the market this year.
After receiving numerous samples from across the state of begonias testing positive for Xanthomonas, experts at the university have developed a series of articles aimed at helping growers identify and control this disease.
Biological control has moved into the mainstream for greenhouse growers. And the timing couldn’t be better, as consumer demands for more sustainable production methods for the plants they buy are moving back upstream.
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.