Plant Health

What are the Effects of Adjuvants on Biological Control Agents?

Answer: You ask a very relevant question. First of all, what is an adjuvant? An adjuvant is a material incorporated into a pesticide mixture or solution to improve or alter toxicity, mixing ability, persistence (residual... more »

Ethylene in Floriculture

Ethylene is a hormone that influences growth and development of plants throughout their life cycle. It is a colorless gas that is active at very low concentrations, even at parts per billion (which is 0.001... more »

Bayer Environmental Science Opens New Headquarters

The Environmental Science business unit of Bayer's Crop Science division has officially moved its Environmental Science U.S. headquarters to Centre Green Office Park in Cary, North Carolina. The company said approximately 150 will be moving to the... more »

MGK Launches New Botanical Insecticide for Organic Production

Adding to its organic botanical portfolio of solutions for insect control, MGK recently introduced Azera Pro to the greenhouse, nursery, and landscape industry. Azera Pro is OMRI listed and meets USDA’s NOP requirements and complements other... more »

Valentin Joins BioWorks as Director of Technical Business

Ronald Valentin has been named director of technical business at BioWorks, Victor, New York. BioWorks is home to the RootShield, BotaniGard, BotryStop, CEASE, Molt-X, MilStop, NemaShield, PreFence and SuffOil-X brands of biopesticides and Verdanta and... more »

Outlook 2019 Webinar Now Available for Free Download

On Dec. 13, 2018, AmericanHort’s Craig Regelbrugge and Texas A&M’s Charlie Hall presented a webinar on “Outlook 2019: What’s on the Economic and Legislative Horizon in the Coming Year.” If you missed it, the webinar is... more »

Silicon Nutrition: Misconceptions and Advancing Knowledge

Joining me is Wendy Zellner, research associate professor at the University of Toledo. Wendy received her Ph.D. from the University of Toledo in 2012 with a focus in cellular and molecular biology. She was then... more »

What Are Pesticide Metabolites?

Question: I oftentimes hear about metabolites of pesticides. What are metabolites and what is their function in killing insect and mite pests? Answer: A metabolite is a compound or substance formed during the process of... more »

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