Around the Industry
Luscious Citrus Blend Wins Top Spot for Quebec’s Les Exceptionnelles
Proven Winners’ Luscious Citrus Blend lantana claimed the coveted top spot for Quebec’s Les Exceptionnelles, a listing of the top 10 bedding plants selected by Quebec horticultural specialists. Selections are based upon performance, appeal and consumer input. After the 10 Les Exceptionnelles are selected, they are promoted through multiple media channels: newspapers, magazines and television. For more information on Les Exceptionnelles, visit http://www.greenhousecanada.com/content/view/954/38/.
Companion Biological Fungicide Receives New EPA Label
Companion Liquid Biological Fungicide (71065-3) has been granted an expanded EPA label for use on all outdoor greenhouse, nursery and agricultural crops. Manufactured by Growth Products, Ltd., Companion prevents, controls and suppresses a broad range of root and foliar diseases such as root rot, blight, wilt, bottom and stem rot, and bacterial leaf spot.
Professional growers can use this powerful, environmentally friendly tool to battle outdoor disease problems in nursery container and field-grown crops. It is nonselective to plant materials and can be used on all greenhouse and nursery crops including annuals, perennials, woody ornamentals, flowering shrubs, tropical plants, palms and herbs.