News Archive: 03/2020

Innovation in crop protection, from bees to robots
Mar 17, 2020
Fresh Thinking, Spring 2020 By Jeff Tribe When it comes to innovation, the horticulture industry is willing to look both forward and backward for novel solutions to new challenges. Darren Ward from Vineland is studying robotics' horticultural expansion and believes that robotics are only scratching the surface of what they will ultimately do from a horticultural perspective. Read more
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What's behind the new apples hitting supermarket shelves?
Mar 11, 2020
CTV News, March 5, 2020 By Corey Baird, Sr. Multi-Media Journalist Less than half of all apples sold in Ontario are grown in the province and Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in the Niagara Region is looking to capitalize on the public’s changing tastes. Read more
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Meet the new thrips on the block
Mar 4, 2020
Greenhouse Canada By Dr. Sarah Jandricic, Ashley Summerfield, Dr. Rose Buitenhuis, Dr. Cynthia Scott-Dupree Greenhouses aren’t just dealing with Western flower thrips anymore. Here’s how you can tell your thrips apart.  Read more
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