2019 California Spring Trials Brief: Danziger, Syngenta Flowers, Sakata Ornamentals, Benary, and HilverdaKooij

2019 California Spring Trials Brief: Danziger, Syngenta Flowers, Sakata Ornamentals, Benary, and HilverdaKooij

After two days on the 2019 California Spring Trials trail, the Greenhouse Grower team of Editor Janeen Wright, Contributing Editor Allan Armitage, and Custom Content Editor Robin Siktberg have covered a lot of territory and have seen some great genetics from Danziger, Syngenta Flowers, Ernst Benary of America, Sakata Ornamentals, and American Takii.

Here’s the news from the trials:

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  • Terra Nova Nurseries has joined the ThinkPlants consortium. The supply of all Terra Nova Nurseries cutting-produced perennials will be established at the Danziger Guatemala cutting farm for North American supply.
  • OHP has an experimental pre-emergent herbicide in the works for perennials that is a liquid sprayable . The company will also launch a new biocontrol soon called Ancora. It is a formulation for tank mixes and fogging. Ancora is OMRI-listed for control of soft-bodied insect and mite pests. The product is for use on greenhouse ornamentals, fruits, vegetables, and other plants grown under cover. It should launch in about six weeks.