The February issue of the 2018 monthly Bulletin has been released, and features the winners of the #FlowerLoveVideoContest and the new video library, two new scholarships, the announcement of AFE research priorities, and more!
Botrytis meltdown is a huge problem during shipment because high humidity in sealed shipping carts or containers is just what Botrytis needs to cause an outbreak. With funding from AFE, Jim Faust and his graduate student Kathie Bennett studied the potential of reducing Botrytis meltdown on petunia flowers.
The Vineland Research and Innovation Centre has a six-part series published in Greenhouse Canada magazine with practical information for thrips integrated pest management (IPM) programs. The articles offer information on new technologies.
Applications are now being accepted for more than 20 different scholarships. Sophomore, junior, senior and graduate students studying floriculture and horticulture must submit their applications online by the May 1 deadline.