Dr. Bugs: Biological control agent of Western flower thrips

Answer: The predatory mite you are referring to is Neoseiulus, also known as Amblyseius cucumeris. Neoseiulus cucumeris can be released into greenhous... more »

Start clean, stay clean in the greenhouse

I’d love to get your perspective on greenhouse sanitation and how that affects insects and diseases taking over in the greenhouse.  Nancy Rechci... more »

MSU plant pathology, entomology centers has new farm manager

A new farm manager has been named to supervise the Michigan State University Plant Pathology and Entomology Research Centers. Jared Andrews will di... more »

Dr. Bugs: Resulting resistance

Answer: Insecticides are used to manage populations of insect pests including aphids, fungus gnats, leafminers, mealybugs, thrips and whiteflies in gr... more »

New approvals for Velifer from BASF

BASF has received new label registration for Velifer Bioinsecticide/Miticide which allows greenhouse growers to use the product in soil-directed spray... more »

Syngenta, Lavie Bio team up on bioinsecticides

Syngenta Crop Protection and ag-biologicals company Lavie Bio Ltd. are partnering on the discovery and development of biological insecticidal solution... more »