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Implementation of Sensor-based Automated Irrigation in Commercial Floriculture Production: A Case Study

A soil moisture sensor-based automated irrigation system was trialed in a commercial floriculture greenhouse to determine what benefits these types of systems may offer to herbaceous ornamental producers.

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3/1/19
Understanding Carbon Footprint in Production and Use of Landscape Plants

Understanding carbon footprint (CF) terminology and the science underlying its determination is important to minimizing the negative impacts of new product development and assessing positive or negative cradle-to-grave lifecycle impacts.

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2/21/19
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2/14/19
New Research, New Innovation in Botrytis Management

Botrytis is widely considered to be one of the costliest diseases in greenhouse ornamental production—and deservedly so, since it’s also known as a high-risk pathogen for its potential to develop fungicide resistance.

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11/26/18
Towards a tailored indoor horticulture: a functional genomics guided phenotypic approach

As indoor horticulture gathers momentum, electric (also termed artificial) lighting systems with the ability to generate specific and tunable wavelengths have been developed and applied.

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11/6/18
What Does Good Look Like? Getting the Green Building You Want

Many of us start with good intentions to build a green building, yet often fail to meet those high expectations.

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6/21/18
LED Lighting for High Bay Applications - Don't Wait to Make the Switch

As LED lighting becomes the preferred choice for industrial applications, it’s more important than ever to understand that not all LED lighting is created equal.

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3/29/18
Automating Irrigation

Watering is one of the most important responsibilities in the greenhouse. It can also be one of the costliest. Automating irrigation is one step you can take in the greenhouse to reduce costs. However, which system will work best for you?

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11/21/17
Accepting and Embracing Plant Collection Donations

Presenters will discuss the challenges, opportunities, and benefits of accepting large plant-collection donations.

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7/9/17
Running a Production Nursery with a Conservation Focus in the Public Eye

To be tenable in the modern age, botanical gardens are obligated to be more than just display gardens but are called to be active parts of their community, both locally and globally.

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9/24/16