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March 13, 2018
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Evonik

Return of the Canadian Shield rose

The hugely popular Canadian ShieldTM rose from Vineland’s 49th Parallel Collection, developed at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland), will be available again in 2018 to take root from coast to coast. 


New zeolite efficacy trials for cannabis

A new zeolite efficacy trial has recently been announced for cannabis. The purpose is to see how different levels of zeolite affect the performance of two specialized growing mediums used in the industry, including changes in water consumption.


Engineered crops use 25% less water

By increasing the levels of one protein coded by one single gene, researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have reduced crop water use by 25%. That is a substantial amount of water.
 
 
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Last call for the 2018 Grower Survey

The 2018 Grower Survey ends tomorrow. Not only can it help your own operation identify areas for improvement, it's also a way for policy makers and industry leaders to pinpoint where they can step in to make your greenhouse operations just a little easier. If you can spare 6 to 10 minutes, we could use your input. Did we mention there’s a chance to win one of twelve $25 Tim Hortons gift cards? » Learn more
 
 
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Grow Opportunity

Beware of powdery mildew

There are many diseases of cannabis that have the potential of destroying cannabis crops, but if Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza had to pick one to be especially fearful of, it would be powdery mildew. It’s not just a theoretical calculation, he’s seen it happen. Powdery mildew is a group of fungi which cause mildew symptoms in many crops. It is one of the world’s most common agricultural concerns. » Read more...
 
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