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May 1, 2018
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AgSafe

Is your soilless mix doing the job?

Improvements to both the ingredients and our understanding of what container plants require have greatly improved over the years. So how can you leverage that knowledge?


Tips on thrips: management in greenhouses

One of the most predictable and chronic pests of greenhouse crops is the western flower thrip. Also contributing to its destructive potential is the practice of year-round cropping.


New technology for water treatment

Water quality and quantity are key factors in producing high-quality plants. But how can treatment systems be customizable, require minimal maintenance and still be cost-effective?
 
 
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Three D’s: Disease, disease triangle and diagnosis

The disease triangle is a concept used to explain factors necessary for disease to occur. Disease only happens when a virulent pathogen is present, the plant is susceptible to the pathogen and the environment is conducive for disease. If one of the three components is missing, then disease will not occur. That is why when we think about preventing plant diseases, we should ask ourselves, which parameters can we control? » Learn more
 
 
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Inside the Science: The Tomato Story

May 16
Location: Vineland Station, ON
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Greentech 2018

June 12-14
Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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Salon du Végétal

June 19-21
Location: Nantes, France
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Grower Day

June 20
Location: St. Catharines, ON
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