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Poinsettia Open House

Tuesday 19 November 2019, 10:00am - 02:30pm
Location: Jordan, ON
This year, the poinsettia trials open house will feature over 120 varieties, as well as a speakers program that aims to answer some long overdue questions, such as:


  • Does spraying B-Nine delay flowering if sprayed at bud set and after?
  • Does Erwinia infect other cuttings when dipped?
  • The economics of biological control and how to make it cost effective
  • How to take the science of biocontrol and carry it out in practice
See if you can guess at or learn the symptoms of disease, cultural practices, and common mistakes so you can avoid them in your own production.
Poinsettia breeders will also be present to share their latest, most promising varieties. Bring your questions!

Program
10 - 12 Speaker program
12 – 12:30 Lunch Provided
12:30 – 2:30 Trials tour

Speakers
  • Kevin Rogoza: B-nine and bonzi trials (Jefferys Greenhouses)
  • Emma Johnston: Trials overview (Jefferys Greenhouses)
  • Rose Buitenhuis: Poinsettia cuttings dip and Erwinia
  • Sarah Jandricic: Poinsettia IPM for the pocket book
  • Mike Short: Practical Whitefly management in Poinsettias (Eco Habitat)
  • Harvey Lang: 20 years of poinsettia trouble shooting (Syngenta)
Represented breeders in attendance:
Dümmen Orange, SelectaOne, Beekenkamp, and Syngenta

Location
Jeffery’s Greenhouses Plant 2 2411 Fourth Av. Jordan, Ont., L0R 1S0

Contact
Mel Sawaya 519-427-8440 mel@focusgreenhouse management.com

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