Crop Protection
Sept. 8, 2014, Jokioinen, Finland — Greenhouses have improved the possibilities of greenhouse whiteflies invading wild regions in the boreal region, a new study finds.
One of the oft-cited, but probably unjustified, grower objections to trying biological control for the first time is “cost.”
Western Flower Thrips (WFT) is one of the most common and major pests in the cut flower and greenhouse vegetable industry.
Just as a forewarning, some of the technical information that follows may seem a little daunting, and the story is quite complex
May 1, 2014, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, U.K. — Bombarding pests with smells from many different plants temporarily confuses them and hinders their ability to feed, new research has shown.
It is safe to say that nearly all greenhouse growers began to encounter Botrytis grey moulds or blights at the start of their careers.
On Jan. 16, 2013, Ryan Cramer posted a notice: “Just a heads up to all cucumber growers, we have recently found and confirmed with a virus scan that we have Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus (CGMMV) at County Fresh Farms … This puts all cucumber growers in this area at risk.”
Jan. 30, 2014, Wageningen, the Netherlands – By 2023 all EU member states must be complying with more stringent guidelines related to Integrated Pest Management (IPM).
Pythium damping-off and pythium root and crown rot diseases are among the most economically important plant diseases that affect horticultural crop production.
Want to get more out of your chemical controls? Start by taking more time to review the label.
Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPN), or nematodes that cause disease in insects, have the potential to play an increasingly important role in pest management programs in greenhouse crops.
Zero tolerance” is a term we often hear associated with pests and diseases in the crops we grow.
Nov. 4, 2011 — The genome of several Pseudomonas syrinage pv. tomato isolates have been sequenced in order to track the bacterial pathogen's ability to overcome plant defenses and to develop methods to prevent further spread.
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Unravelling tomato pathogen's tricks of the trade
The genome of several Pseudomonas syrinage pv. tomato isolates have been sequenced in order to track the bacterial pathogen's ability to overcome plant defenses and to develop methods to prevent further spread.
All growers of hardy perennials will by now have heard of “new” pests such as Sudden Oak Death (Phytophthora ramorum) and the Asian Longhorned Beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis). In fact, a quick look at the list of Pests Regulated by Canada (Plant Health Regulations, 29 2(a)) reveals about 230 or so such organisms (give or take a few duplications).

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