About the Guide
A comprehensive guide for commercial production of greenhouse ornamentals with information on current pest management and growth regulators. Recommendations include IPM and biological control information for greenhouse crops.
This manual is a compilation of input from the members of the New England State University Extension Systems of Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut and Rhode Island and Raymond Cloyd, Kansas State University.
New for 2017
In addition to updated recommendations, the new edition presents:
- An updated discussion of Best Management Practices to minimize the threat to bees and other pollinators.
- An update on OSHA’s Worker Protection Standard, reflecting the changes that will become effective in January 2017. This information is invaluable to all greenhouse owners and pesticide handlers.
- A greatly expanded section on biological controls, which provides details for beginners as well as for experienced pest managers looking for new research-based information.
Source: UMass Amherst