Research

Effect of Growing Media on Common Greenhouse Pests

Western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis, and fungus gnats, Bradysia spp., are major insect pests of greenhouse production systems. Both insect pests have life stages that reside in the growing medium: prepupae and pupae for western... more »

Media and poinsettias

Growing from the Ground Up: Poinsettia and Mum Production in Wood Substrates

Confidence in the utilization of wood substrate components has increased since their introduction to growers in the U.S. in 2004. The confidence that some growers and other industry partners have in the evolving world of... more »

UConn Announces Upcoming Webinar Series

The University of Connecticut Greenhouse Research and Extension will be hosting a webinar series for greenhouse growers titled "Vegetable Seedling and Transplant Production in Greenhouses." Hosted by Rosa E. Raudales and Leanne Pundt, the target... more »

Preconditioning Wood Substrates for Greenhouse Crop Production

The use of wood products in soilless greenhouse substrates continues to increase in popularity and demand around the globe. As more research is conducted and reported, we are learning more about the performance, potential, and... more »

Gloeckner Foundation Hands Out Research Awards

Officers and the board of directors of the Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation, Inc.  met virtually June 12, and awarded 13 grants totaling $131,440. Since the Foundation was established in 1960, the Gloeckner Foundation’s support of... more »

New Web-Based Series to Feature Latest Research

The Horticultural Research Institute recently introduced a new web-based series featuring key research findings that help horticulture businesses grow. The series, called tHRIve, features web-based offerings covering research that is directly funded by HRI as well... more »

New Research Endowment Established at Cornell LIHREC

An endowment has been established at Cornell University’s Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center (LIHREC) in Riverhead, New York, called the “Founder’s Fund.” This endowment was established by five Long Island greenhouse businesses and... more »

HRI tHRIve Series to Focus on Research

The Horticultural Research Institute is introducing a new web-based series featuring key research findings that help environmental horticulture businesses grow. The series, called tHRIve,  aims to help the industry flourish. These web-based offerings cover research that... more »

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