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eGRO Webinar series continues with “PGRs”


January 19, 2015
By eGRO Alerts

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Jan. 19, 2015 – The eGRO Alert pre-season webinar series continues on Friday (Jan. 23) with a daylong series of presentations on PGRs.

It is offered free of charge thanks to the sponsorship of Fine Americas. Registration is limited to 200 participants. (If you are not able to attend and have already registered, please notify notify coordinator Brian Krug at brian.krug@unh.edu.)

Plant growth regulators (PGRs) are excellent management tools for customizing plant growth.

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Two PGR experts, Drs. Joyce Latimer and Brian Whipker, will discuss the basic principles of PGRs, from their benefits, types available, application methods and other considerations.

This is a perfect series of presentations for those new to PGRs or growers who desire to learn a little more background information about how to manage plant growth.

Organizers are following a strict schedule to allow growers to join the webinar based on their interests.

• 10:45 – 11:00 am – Welcome
Brian Krug; University of New Hampshire

• 11:00 – 11:25 am – Goals and Other Benefits of PGRs
Brian Whipker; North Carolina State University

• 11:30 – 11:55 am – How Anti-GA PGRs Work
Brian Whipker; North Carolina State University

• 12:00 – 12:30 – Branching Agents
Joyce Latimer; Virginia Tech

• 12:30 – 12:55 pm – Lunch

• 12:55 – 1:00 pm – Welcome Back
Brian Krug; University of New Hampshire

• 1:00 – 1:25 pm – Application Methods: Sprays and Liner Soaks
Joyce Latimer; Virginia Tech

• 1:30 – 1:55 pm – Application Methods: Drenches and Bulb Soaks
Brian Whipker; North Carolina State University

• 2:00 – 2:25 pm – Other Considerations When Using PGRs
Joyce Latimer; Virginia Tech

• 2:30 – 2:45 pm – Questions and Wrap Up
Brian Whipker; North Carolina State University
Joyce Latimer; Virginia Tech

Click here to register.