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Commercial Floriculture Supplies

Pesticides, Disinfectants, and Miscellaneous Chemicals Agdia Diagnostic Labs – Plant disease testing kits Antec International – Disinfectant manufacturer Cleary Chemical Corporation – Insecticides, fungicides and herbicides Gowan Company – Variety of fungicides and insecticides Griffin Greenhouse & Nursery Supplies – Insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, and misc chemicals Hummert International Olympic Horticultural Products – Insecticides and fungicides Phyton 27 – Fungicide and bactericide SePRO – Insecticides, fungicides and growth regulators Syngenta – Insecticides, herbicides and fungicides Valent – Insecticides and growth regulators Whitmire Micro-Gen – Insecticides, fungicides and growth regulators Plant Growth Regulators Fine Americas – Growth regulators Griffin Greenhouse & Nursery Supplies – Growth regulators Hummert International SePRO – Insecticides, fungicides and growth regulators Chemtura Corporation - Insecticides, fungicides, miticides and growth regulators Valent – Insecticides and growth regulators Michigan State University Plant Growth Regulator Research North Carolina State University Plant Growth Regulator Research North Carolina State University PGRCALC Best Management Practices For[Read More…]


Perennial Production Guidesheets

Perennials – General Information Herbaceous Perennials search site – Cornell University Herbaceous Perennials fact sheets – Michigan State University Herbaceous Perennial Production – University of Vermont Growth Retartant Efficacy Trials on Perennials - Michigan State University Complete Flower induction table – Michigan State University Overwintering Containerized Perennials – University of Massachusetts Preventing Rodent Damage to Overwintering Perennials – University of Massachusetts Perennials – University of Nebraska Flower Perennials – Characteristics and Culture – University of Missouri Managing Aster Yellows – Kansas State University Allium Allium – University of Maryland Anemone Anemone – University of Maryland Aster Guide to Successful Outdoor Garden Aster Production – North Carolina State University Garden Asters – University of Massachusetts Aster Diseases and their Management – Penn State University Bleeding Heart Forcing Bleeding Heart for Spring Sales – University of Massachusetts Chrysanthemum Growing Garden Mum for Fall Sales – University of Massachusetts Garden Mum Production for Fall[Read More…]


Other Floriculture Web Sites of Interest

Associations and Organizations All-America Selections American Horticultural Society American Nursery and Landscape Association American Phytopathological Society American Society for Horticultural Science Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers California Cut Flower Commission CropLife America Entomological Society of America Indiana Flower Growers Association International Plant Propagators Society International Society for Horticultural Science Michigan Floral Association National Garden Bureau, Inc. National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association North Carolina Commercial Flower Growers Association OFA – The Association of Horticulture Professionals Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association Society of American Florists SAF's About Flowers.com Conferences OFA Short Course New England Greenhouse Conference Southeast Greenhouse Conference and Trade Show Government Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension System (CSREES) Indiana Commissioner of Agriculture Indiana State Government National Agriculture Library National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) National Climate Data Center United States Department of Agriculture United States Environmental Protection Agency United State Postal Service Zip+4 Code Look-Up Magazines and Publications Ball Publishing[Read More…]


Bedding Plant Production Guidesheets

Bedding Plants – General Information Greenhouse Bedding Plant Production in Manitoba – Manitoba Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development Post-Production Quality of Bedding Plants – Auburn University Greenhouse Costs of Production Budgets: Bedding Plants – Rutgers Bedding Plant Height Control Strategies – North Carolina State University Chemical Growth Regulation of Bedding Plants – University of Massachusetts Fertilizing Bedding Plants – University of Massachusetts Identifying Nutrient Deficiencies of Bedding Plants – North Carolina State University Greenhouse Production of Flowering Hanging Baskets – Alabama Cooperative Extension Bedding Plants – Disease / Insect Control Spring Greenhouse Bedding Plants: Insect Mite and Disease Management – Purdue University Pest Management for Vegetable Bedding Plants – University of Massachusetts Pest Management in Retail Greenhouses – University of Massachusetts Damping-Off of Bedding Plants and Vegetables – University of Massachusetts Begonia INSV Symptoms on Tuberous-rooted Begonia – Colorado State University Begonia Diseases and their Management – Penn State University[Read More…]



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