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January 16, 2018
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Propagation System Prevents Root Girdling

Launched at the Landscape Ontario Congress, RootSmart is an evidence-based propagation system that promotes an ideal root structure by preventing root girdling at the propagation stage.


Closer to Defeating Impatiens Downy Mildew

Ball Horticultural Company, through a collaborative effort with KeyGene, announce the successful sequencing and assembly of the Impatiens walleriana genome. This first-of-its-kind project creates a highly accurate tool for breeders looking to provide new solutions to the industry in Impatiens.


Doubling Cannabis Production by 2019

Aphria announced a new effort called GrowCo, a joint effort between it and an Ontario greenhouse grower named Double Diamond Farms. The company said the deal would provide it with an extra 120,000 kg of annual cannabis production.
 
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Plant Protection: Managing Greenhouse Insect & Mite Pests

This easy-to-read guide will help keep your crops healthy and profitable.
Raymond A. Cloyd, an extension Specialist in Ornamental Entomology/Integrated Pest Management at Kansas State University, discusses the common insect and mite pests of ornamental crops and how to treat their infestations. Cloyd explains insecticide and chemical classes and modes of operation, proper tank mixing procedures, application coverage and timing, and pesticide storage. >> Order Now!
 
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Is cannabis the industry’s biggest game-changer?

While not differentiating here between medicinal and recreational use, nor between legal / decriminalized, commercial production has gone global. The new Dutch government has announced plans to allow the cultivation and sale of legalized cannabis in a number of municipalities. A one million square foot greenhouse is going up in Australia. But unanswered questions abound. » Learn more
 
Events 
 

Bedding plants workshop

February 7
Location: Sturgeon County, Alberta
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Alberta Grower's Day 2018

February 23
Location: Lacombe, Alberta
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