Click on a topic in the menu to view specific articles in pdf format published in floriculture trade magazines. Articles posted with permission from Greenhouse Product News, Greenhouse Grower, Greenhouse Management, and GrowerTalks magazines. All articles are in pdf format.
Published on February 5, 2018
In this five-part series, you’ll learn about the tools you need to keep track of your greenhouse environment. The first tool is an infrared thermometer for measuring plant temperature.
Published on November 15, 2017
In the production of most floriculture crops, growers usually focus on quality attributes that relate to flowering, such as flower number and size, as well as plant compactness.
Published on October 23, 2017
Standards are developed so there is consistency and conformity in products to improve confidence and comparability in new technologies.
Published on September 20, 2017
Researchers at Michigan State University see if the results from producing high-quality seedlings with LEDs justify the high capital outlay for installation.
Published on September 13, 2017
Sole-source lighting is a term used to describe the deliver of light to plants that do not also receive light from the sun. In other words, electric lighting is delivered indoors and provides the sole source of light for plant growth and development.
Published on August 17, 2017
Whether for a commercial greenhouse or an indoor growing facility, light intensity and uniformity are critical to successful production of plants.
Published on August 9, 2017
Joining me today is Erik Runkle, professor at Michigan State University. Erik is well known in this magazine for his “Technically Speaking” column appearing inside the back cover.