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Highlights of Thompson and Morgan, ABZ Seeds, Plant Source International and Vista Farms

This was on display at Speedling during CAST 2017

Did you visit the California Spring Trials, but haven't had time to visit the Speedling location in San Juan Bautista? Or haven't you visited the CAST at all? No worries, we will present the highlights of each participating company in a series of articles. In this article we will present the highlights of.....

US: Monsanto surpasses pollinator habitat goal

Monsanto announced that it has reached key milestones in protecting species and promoting sustainable landscapes, two major components of its biodiversity strategy.In fiscal year 2016, Monsanto established 72 habitats at company sites across the U.S. for monarch butterflies and other pollinators. The company.....

Interplant on the road

This week, Interplant was present with a flower presentation at Flower Handling Services Holland. They showed their latest spray rose varieties for an enthusiastic audience. Grower and good client of Interplant, Molo River Roses was being put into the spotlights during this event. Some of the new varieties.....

Highlights at HMA Plants, PP&L, Cultivaris and Hem Genetics

What you missed at the CAST 2017

Many varieties were on display at the California Spring Trials 2017. So, even if you visited the event, you could have missed some. For this reason, FloralDaily.com will present several highlights that were on display at the participating companies in the coming weeks. In this article, we highlight the.....

Israel: Gene edited plants will not be regulated

Danziger Innovations announces that the Israeli National Committee for Transgenic Plants (NCTP) has made yet another major step in regulating gene editing methodologies.The most recent Committee decision, of August 2016 published in March 2017, maintains that the development of plants through gene editing.....

Genetic relationship and diversity in ornamental palms

For the first time, genetic diversity among 14 ornamental palm accessions originating from different countries and grown in different regions in Egypt were examined.Identification of genetic variation and phylogenetic relationships in ornamental palms would be useful for its genetic identification,.....

Plant Sciences prize awarded to Wageningen graduate

Wageningen University & Research graduate Maria Fernandéz de Bobadilla received the East-West Seed graduation award for Plant Sciences (5,000 Euro) at the Royal Holland Society for Sciences and Humanities. Maria’s research focuses on how plants deal with their environment when affected by more.....

Twenty years of Gardengirls

In 2017, the Gardengirls brand celebrates its 20 years jubilee. Gardengirls is synonym for heather, particularly for winter-hardy bud-bloomers. The autumn-flowering heather Calluna vulgaris is in Germany the No. 1 of all bedding plants produced and for sure the No. 1 in the important autumn market.Since 43.....

13th - 16th of June, Netherlands

Delishow / FlowerTrials again slated for June 2017

At last it’s there: from Tuesday, 13 June through Friday, 16 June, Deliflor Chrysanten will present its Delishow 2017. We cordially invite you to join us for an all inclusive guided tour through these flower trials.This is where you can take a good close look at more than 250 different varieties for.....

April 11-12, Nakuru

Kenya: United Selections announces Open Days

United Selections will hold their Open Days in Nakuru, Kenya on Tuesday 11th of April and Wednesday 12th of April 2017.Participants of the two open days will be presented with an opportunity to learn more about the 2017 Assortment and other interesting varieties for both low and high altitudes, some of which.....

Transaction gives Star Roses and Plants and Ball exclusive rights to sell Kordes garden and potted rose varieties throughout the U.S. and Canada

Ball acquires Kordes licensing rights from Newflora

Effective March 31, Ball Horticultural Company purchased the assets of Newflora® LLC, which included the master license to sell an extensive line of garden and potted rose offerings throughout the U.S. and Canada. Since 2003, Newflora has been the exclusive agent for Kordes®, the world’s largest.....

Netherlands: Celiosa Intenz in spotlight at the Keukenhof

Flortitec's Celosia Intenz is in the spotlight at Keukenhof. This particular long lasting plant is unique because of its deep purple flowers and beautiful foliage.The Willem Alexander Pavilion at Keukenhof is currently showing a long-term presentation of celosia Intenz.This week a florist is working in the.....

Ukraine: 5 ha of Schreurs plants at Ascania

Ukraine's largest rose grower will soon replace a quarter of their greenhouse with plants that will be supplied by breeder Schreurs Holland. Ascania-Flora will plant these varieties in 4 weeks. Ruud Klasens, Lesia and Hennie Brockhoff of Schreurs at the Flower Expo Ukraine 2017, that took place from March.....

March 31

US: Scientists to discuss latest research at UNH Macfarlane Research Greenhouses

Researchers with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station will discuss their latest research at the Macfarlane Research Greenhouses at a Research “Field Day” Friday, March 31. The event, which will be held as part of the UNH Spring Greenhouse Open House, runs from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. It is free and open to the.....