Published on June 11, 2007
By grouping crops according to certain variables, you can increase greenhouse production efficiency and reduce the number of problems encountered.
Published on March 29, 2007
Many factors affect ﬂowering times. Researchers at the University of Minnesota and Michigan State University are developing ways growers can use those factors to ﬂower their crops at speciﬁc times.
Published on January 17, 2007
Given the high cost of greenhouse heating, many growers are lowering the temperature set points. While there are some advantages to lowering the thermostat, some negative consequences can arise.
Published on December 29, 2006
This article discusses the benefits of both photoperiodic lighting (day length control) and photosynthetic lighting (increasing light quantity to increase plant growth) on bedding plant crops.
Published on April 18, 2005
Usage of this highly active plant growth regulator (active ingredient: uniconazole) on bedding plants is for the experienced commercial grower. Read how to use it, when it’s best used, and how much is recommended based on this MSU research.
Published on July 29, 2003
Michigan State University research shows what effects temperature and daily light integral have on bedding plant production.
Published on September 11, 2000
New Guinea impatiens can be tricky to schedule for flowering on a particular day. These Michigan State University researchers unlock this plant’s secrets.