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US (OR): Researchers model optimal amount of rainfall for plants

Researchers have determined what could be considered a “Goldilocks” climate for rainfall use by plants: not too wet and not too dry. But those landscapes are likely to shrink and become less productive in the future through climate change, said Stephen Good, a hydrologist at Oregon State University and lead.....

"Bio-fertilization works in pelargonium"

As organic farming continues to traverse the road to success, organic fertilizer can also prove its usefulness for ornamental plants. The Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences reported their success in attaining good product marketability in their experiments with pelargoniums.by Hans Peter.....

AkzoNobel breaks ground for European micronutrients expansion project

AkzoNobel’s Specialty Chemicals business has broken ground at its Kvarntorp plant in Sweden as part of a project to expand production capacity for chelated micronutrients, which are used as essential minerals in the agricultural market.The investment of more than €10 million will help meet growing demand for.....

webinar recordings

Floriculture nutrition: The latest in phosphorus fertility

The NC State floriculture group has been investigating the specifics of phosphorus fertility for annual bedding crops for the past 2 years. View the recorded webinar as Josh discusses the latest in phosphorus fertility recommendations, growth control strategies, and developments in recently identified.....

Growth response of herbaceous ornamentals to phosphorus fertilization

A series of experiments investigated the effects of increasing phosphate–phosphorus (P) concentrations on the growth and development of four horticultural species.In experiment 1, petunia [Petunia atkinsiana (Sweet) D. Don ex W.H. Baxter] plants were grown using eight P.....

webinar, November 10

Floriculture nutrition: The latest in phosphorus fertility

The NC State floriculture group has been investigating the specifics of phosphorus fertility for annual bedding crops for the past 2 years. Join a webinar that will discuss the latest in phosphorus fertility recommendations, growth control strategies, and developments in recently identified deficiency.....

Organic stimulants for a vital and optimal producing crop

After 12 months of development and trials Hortus Supplies International has been able to produce two new organic stimulants: Supramino and Supramino Terra. Richard Heemskerk, Hortus Supplies International: ”Both products increase the amount of chlorophyll and photosynthetic activity, provide a better.....

CAN (ON): Vineland contributes soil knowledge to tree-planting effort

Members of the Lower Trent Conservation and the Rotary Club of Trenton were joined by volunteers through the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute for the ‘Greening the Greenbelt’ Shoreline Habitat Project to plant 370 trees as well as 240 wildflowers along the shoreline of the Trent River.Close to 50 volunteers.....