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Biocontrol of whitefly in poinsettia


May 25, 2013
By Flowers Canada Ontario

May 25, 2013, Vineland Station, Ont. — OMAFRA in conjunction with
Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, University of Guelph and
Flowers Canada Ontario Inc. will be holding a meeting to discuss options
for whitefly control in poinsettias for the coming season.

May 25, 2013, Vineland Station, Ont. — OMAFRA in conjunction with Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, University of Guelph and Flowers Canada Ontario Inc. will be holding a meeting to discuss options for whitefly control in poinsettias for the coming season.

The meeting will be held at the Vineland Research Centre (Rittenhouse Hall) on Thursday, June 13th, 1:30 to 4 p.m.

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Discussions will include:

• A summary of last year's biocontrol issues – what went right and what went wrong.

• B and Q biotype whiteflies – results of last year's U of G monitoring project and what it means.

• The whitefly control project (on poinsettia cuttings) still in progress at Vineland, with results where they are available.

• Plans/recommendations for this year.

There is no cost to this event, but if you are planning to attend, could you please send an email to Graeme Murphy graeme.murphy@ontario.ca This will help with organizational details for the meeting.


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