Published on March 14, 2018
There are many potential causes to flower bud abortion, including pests, environmental factors, and cultural factors.
Published on July 10, 2017
Results are presented for an experiment in which we compared the efficacy of spray versus drench applications of a plant growth regulator (PGR) at increasing plant height of potted chrysanthemum plants.
Published on August 8, 2016
Did you hit your poinsettias with too much growth retardant? This Michigan State University research shows how to recover using products that contain gibberellic acid.
Published on July 17, 2013
Once flower buds are visible, adjusting the growing temperature has little or no impact on time to flower unless plants are held at low temperatures (50° F or less).
Published on December 18, 2011
Exploring the deep history and transformative use of poinsettia.
Published on December 18, 2010
Exploring the opportunity to evolve poinsettias trees into more than our standard winter holiday tabletop plant.
Published on August 8, 2009
As fuel prices continue to soar, finding ways to limit energy consumption in the production process of poinsettia has never been more important.
Published on December 18, 2008
A in depth look at Rainbow Roses and how they are made.
Published on August 7, 2008
When used properly, benzyladenine (BA) sprays have commercial potential, and can increase the number of tertiary shoots in poinsettia and delay lower-leaf yellowing (chlorosis).
Published on September 11, 2020
Sometimes growers unknowingly follow practices that can contribute to, or directly cause, a reduction in crop quality. While there can be some tradeoffs between crop quality and crop timing and/or input costs, these practices should be avoided.