Plant Health

Duets: Biostimulants — Learning to leverage the biological world

My guest today is Allison Jack, Ph.D., product technical director at NewLeaf Symbiotics based in St. Louis, Missouri. Allison earned her undergraduate degree at Reed College in Oregon, working... more »

Electronic plant patch offers early plant disease detection

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed an electronic patch that can be applied to the leaves of plants to monitor crops for different pathogens – such as viral and fungal infections – and... more »

Growing media 101

All growing media are not created equal. Water holding capacity, nutrient contents, and important considerations like pH and electrical conductivity (EC) will vary. It’s also important to consider the full list of contents within a... more »

Dr. Bugs: Anthranilic diamide insecticides

Answer: Insecticides in the IRAC group 28 are referred to as anthranilic diamides. There are three IRAC group 28 insecticides labeled for use in greenhouse... more »

Desktop diagnostics

There are no silver bullets or magic wands in plant production or pest management, but we have a wealth of information at our fingertips and a catalog of products from which to choose. To get... more »

Editor’s Letter: Best practice for pathogens

When it comes to pests and diseases in your greenhouse, figuring out the culprit and putting effective management practices into place as soon as possible is crucial. This month we highlight plant diseases and how... more »

aphids biobest

Biobest Shares Tips for Cannabis Aphid Control

Cannabis aphid, Phorodon cannabis, is becoming a widespread pest with devastating effects on the crop. With only one host, cannabis and hemp, it affects plants by sucking sap and contaminating buds — making them unmarketable... more »

New Report Details Loss Due to Tomato Virus ToBRFV

IUNU published a new report on the Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV) titled "Learning to Live with ToBRFV." The report contains information on how ToBRFV spreads, how to detect ToBRFV, diagnostics for every stage... more »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
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WorkentineJaclyn
PantojaPitaAlejandro
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ArmstrongJacki
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RuschJared
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