Tag Archives: Bemisia control

Christmas in July: tips for controlling whitefly in poinsettia. (Hint – start now!).

Poinsettias cuttings are here!   They may only in the greenhouse for a relatively short time, but they can have BIG problems compared to other crops.  Not the least of which is Bemisia whitefly: a pest that can be hard to control with natural enemies and can ALSO be resistant to pesticides.  So what’s a grower […]

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Get the 411 on whitefly control from growers and industry experts

Poinsettia season is just a few weeks away.  Do you know how you’re going to handle whitefly control this year?  All biocontrol?  Which bios will be the most effective?  What about pesticides? To get these questions answered (ESPECIALLY if you weren’t … Continue reading

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Got thrips? Check out this exciting new resource!

It’s an exciting time for Floriculture IPM!  I am VERY pleased to announce the launch of the all new GreenhouseIPM website! GreenhouseIPM.org presents a compilation of up-to-date information on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and biological control  in greenhouses. And, as part of the website … Continue reading

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Floriculture IPM Check-in: What’s working in Points?

It’s that time of year again, where the struggle against pests of poinsettias is real.  So I thought it was time for a summary of what’s working in the industry, and what’s not. (Beware!  This is a longer post than … Continue reading

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