December 8, 2015, Gainesville

US (FL): Poinsettia Trial Field Day

On December 8, the University of Florida will organize a poinsettia trial field day, featuring industry experts Dr. Roger Styer, Styer's Horticultural Consulting; and Dr. Raymond Cloyd, Kansas State University. They will discuss the latest growth strategies, pest management/control techniques and insight about the newest and most popular poinsettia varieties – including how they performed in the University of Florida greenhouses.

Morning sessions at the Hilton will be followed by a discussion and walk-through of new poinsettia varieties with Dr. Jim Barrett. Attendees also will have an opportunity to learn about the latest greenhouse research taking place at the University of Florida with Dr. Paul Fisher and Dr. Carrie Harmon on such topics as producing profitable poinsettias, practical disease diagnosis, growing container edibles and training staff how to water.

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