Amanda Hershberger is a plant breeder for Syngenta. She holds a B.S. in horticulture from Purdue University and […]
Take a look at the other trends Tychonievich says he sees shaping the next 30 years of the greenhouse industry.
Kelly Norris is currently the horticulture director at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden and he holds two […]
Greyvenstein also says edible landscapes and hardy grasses will become more relevant floriculture crops.
Jianping (Ping) Ren breeds various seed and vegetatively propagated annuals and perennials for PanAmerican Seed, where she has […]
One of the future challenges is the continuing need for new and improved crops for the consumer. Make no mistake about it, new crops — and new breeders — are the lifeblood of this industry.
As I talk to growers around the country, I often find that there is confusion between (1) photoperiodic lighting […]
Research at Purdue University is determining how LEDs, providing light of different wavelengths, compare to traditional high-pressure sodium lamps.
Thirty years ago, capillary mats were used for production of floricultural pot crops like Easter lilies. The advantage […]
Automating irrigation is a great way to save water. One of the latest innovations in irrigation automation is […]
The goal for any irrigation system is to deliver water to the growing medium as effectively and efficiently […]
The amount of water that can be held by the substrate in a given container with a specific […]
Pathogens, insects and other pests can seriously impact greenhouse production and reduce profitability. In this fourth article in […]