News Archive: 05/2017

Ontario Farmer - Variety development requires patience, persistence
May 31, 2017
Ontario Farmer, May 30, 2017 By Karen Dallimore Dr. Valerio Primomo holds up two slender sweet potato slips. These young plants are only known by their variety number right now - VSP 445 - but these, among several other varieties of plants, hold the promise of the future for researchers at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre. Read more
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Greening the Canadian landscape
May 29, 2017
Turf & Rec Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Vineland, Ont. is investigating improved turf grass cultivars in combination with new pest management tools to provide lawn care practitioners with the tools to grow healthy turf in residential areas. Read more
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Designing your greenhouse IPM program
May 2, 2017
Greenhouse Canada, May 2017 issue By Drs. Rose Buitenhuis and Michael Brownbridge The first article in a six-part series is providing practical information of an overall IPM program. The effective use of biologicals (bios) requires a different approach and philosophy than for chemicals. Biological control agents are better at preventing than curing pest and disease problems. Read more
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