Research

HRI Releases BMP Fact Sheet for Boxwood Health

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) has released a set of recommended best management practices (BMPs) aimed at dealing with boxwood blight in the landscape. The new BMPs came at the request of industry stakeholders following new... more »

Vineland Appoints New Automation Director

Hussam Haroun has joined Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) as director of automation. In this role, Haroun will oversee Vineland’s activities related to automation, artificial intelligence and digital agriculture technologies. Harrounn launched his own... more »

Researchers Receive Grant to Study Indoor Production of Leafy Greens

A multi-university team of horticulturists, engineers and agricultural economists led by Michigan State University (MSU) has received a four-year, $2.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study indoor production of leafy... more »

UConn Researchers Seek Grower Input for Root Rot Study

The University of Connecticut Greenhouse Research & Extension team are conducting a study in root rot of hydroponically-grown leafy greens. The researchers would like to collect plant samples with root rot from commercial operations in... more »

HRI Awards Scholarship

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) in conjunction with the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show, Inc. (MANTS) is pleased to announce Nicholas Dzurenda, a junior at Virginia Tech, as its 2019-2020 Carville M. Akehurst Memorial Scholarship recipient.... more »

Chat Room — November 2019

This month, we asked readers about their take on mixed combos, first-year flowering perennials and recycling. Click on the PDF below to learn what they had to say. more »

University of Illinois Breaks Ground on Research Greenhouse

On Oct. 23, representatives from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation broke ground on a new, state-of-the-art greenhouse in the Research Park. The planned greenhouse will support a research project, “Realizing... more »

New Website Summarizes Native Plant Research

A new website summarizing the research from 11 institutions is live for the public to explore new information about the impacts of gardening with native plants and their cultivars, called nativars. The research paper and... more »

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