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Nutritional factsheets: Gerbera, Calibrachoa, dahlia cuttinge-Gro has published several new nutritional factsheets. In this article, we're highlighting three of them.GerberaGeberas require medium levels of fertilization, growing best with 150 to 200 ppm N. Optimal substrate pH values are between 5.8 and 6.2. Gerberas are susceptible to both low and high pH disorders,.....
US (MI): Resources for young plant growersMichigan State University Extension has published numerous articles recently that are excellent resources for greenhouse growers starting the new spring season. The resources for the new season include: a start-up checklist, five considerations when starting a new season, and MSU Extension’s 2018 disease and.....
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Using surfactants in vegetative cutting propagationThere are many factors that contribute to the success of propagating unrooted cuttings (URC) and callused cuttings (CC) including: time to stick, light intensity, misting frequency, humidity, root-zone heating, temperature, ethylene exposure, and the use of rooting hormones. Dr. Garrett Owen covers the.....
US (CA): Vanilla orchids hit the sweet spotAcross California, ornamental growers are clearing out their greenhouses and putting in marijuana plants, following the legalization of cannabis in California. The cultivation circumstances are perfect for this particular crop, and the growers already have the necessary know-how, so why not take the plunge?.....
Nutritional factsheet New Guinea impatiensNew Guinea impatiens require low fertility of 100 to 150 ppm N. They prefer a pH within the range of 5.8 to 6.2. This range prevents low substrate pH induced iron (Fe) and manganese toxicities which occurs if the pH drifts lower than 5.5. Substrate pH values above 6.5 can also inhibit Fe availability and.....
How do cold temperatures affect plants?VIDEO Cold temperatures will slow down plant growth. In this Q&A video, Horticulture Specialist Troy Buechel explains what are the causes and effects of a variation of temperature on plants, in a greenhouse production.For more information:Premier Tech Horticulture Office1, avenue PremierRivière-du-Loup.....
US: Biochar could replace unsustainable peat moss in greenhouse industryPlant lovers are familiar with peat moss as the major component of potting mix, but harvest of the material is becoming unsustainable. Not only is peat being removed faster than it can re-form, its use in potting mix contributes to the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere."Peat bogs naturally store.....
NL: Vitro Plus innovates in cultivation system for fernsVitro Plus has developed a whole new cultivation system for ferns, where plants are cultivated into semi hardened off seedlings in a fully monitored efficient way.This new system has been derived from Vitro Plus 30 year old tissue culture system, which needed new modified growing conditions. A separate.....
2018 e-GRO webinar recording linksIn case you missed them live, e-Gro created links to their winter 2018 webinars.A complete library of webinar and video recordings are archived on the e-GRO YouTube channel. Normal 0 21 false false false NL X-NONE X-NONE .....
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Quantitative Information on (Dutch) Greenhouse Horticulture 2016-2017The 25th edition of Quantitative Information on Dutch Greenhouse Horticulture, has now been published in English by Wageningen University & Research Greenhouse Horticulture. This version contains a summary of the acreage of the several crops during the past few years, indicative prices for the equipment.....
Younger leaves: Yellowing between the veinsPlants can tell you a lot, especially when they are not happy. There are some tell tale signs when you read the leaves.Plants with the younger leaves exhibiting interveinal chlorosis usually denote that iron is unavailable. A little investigation is needed to make sure the exact cause. Interveinal chlorosis.....
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