News Archive: 03/2019

Biocontrol thriving in Canadian floriculture greenhouses
Mar 27, 2019
Greenhouse Canada, March/April 2019 issue By Ashley Summerfield Vineland's most recent survey of Canadian greenhouse growers found a growth in the number of biocontrol users and the extent of biocontrol use. Read more
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To water or not to water, ask the computer
Mar 20, 2019
Greenhouse Canada, March/April 2019 issue By Greta Chiu Sunrise Greenhouses has collaborated on an artificial intelligence-based smart irrigation project at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre that allows for predictive modelling of smart irrigation in potted crops. Read more
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Niagara researcher breeds sweet potato designed to grow in the Canadian climate
Mar 14, 2019
CBC.ca The Canadian Press Valerio Primomo, a research scientist and vegetable breeder at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, has developed "Radiance," a variety of sweet potato with a shorter growing season. Read more
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It's a long journey to develop a new Ontario apple
Mar 8, 2019
Norfolk Farms, Spring 2019 Vineland's Dr. Daryl Somers has bitten into a tasty but lengthy project as he develops a new apple for Ontario. He figures it will take 15 or 20 years before it will be ready for the fresh apple market. Read more
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One million Radiance slips to be available to sweet potato growers in 2019
Mar 4, 2019
Norfolk Farms, Spring 2019 Move over Covington and Orleans to make way for the new sweet potato variety known as Radiance which has been developed by Vineland in collaboration with Louisiana State University. Read more
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