Propagation of Plugs and Liners
Published on July 14, 2020
High-value crops can be propagated indoors, inside refrigerated growth rooms and without sunlight. This article briefly lists some of the important considerations for an indoor propagation facility.
Published on November 14, 2019
Propagating ornamental crops is one of the most challenging aspects of production, yet an increasing number of greenhouse growers are doing it themselves. This article provides a brief overview of tips for successful propagation.
Published on March 4, 2019
Part 2 of a 5-part series explains how far-red light and light intensity (the photosynthetic photon flux density) interact to influence growth of young plants indoors, under fully controlled environments.
Published on February 4, 2019
Part 1 of a 5-part series is an introduction to producing young plants indoors under fully controlled environments.
Published on November 15, 2018
Michigan State University researchers discuss the impacts of using white light on plant growth and human vision, as well as energy considerations when growing ornamental seedlings indoors.
Published on October 19, 2016
Results Of A National Survey
Published on September 7, 2016
Many growers can improve the rooting of cuttings by more closely managing light during propagation.
Published on January 19, 2016
Successful rooting of cuttings requires careful management of the environment, especially air and media temperature, humidity and light.
Published on November 19, 2015
Although the topics discussed don’t include all of the key aspects of plug production, focusing on these key parameters will certainly help lead to success.
Published on December 19, 2014
Temperature primarily drives the rate of root and shoot development while light provides the energy to promote that growth. When one of these environmental factors is not optimized, rooting is delayed.