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Department of Horticulture
Key print resources:
Greenhouse Operation and Management - Guide to the operation of commercial flower and vegetable greenhouses including facilities, operations, business management and marketing. By Paul V. Nelson.
Ball Redbook: Greenhouses and Equipment - Subjects include structures, glazing, benches, curtains, irrigation, climate control, mechanization, transport, pest control equipment, the headhouse, business management, and the retail greenhouse.
Tips on Regulating Growth of Floriculture Crops - Comprehensive guide to growth regulation includes chemical products as well as non-chemical growth regulation, such as temperature, nutrition, light, water, and mechanical stimulation. Covers typical crops plus perennials, specialty vegetative, and fall crops. From the Ohio Florists Association.
Container media considerations for nursery production - Presentation Making the Most of Your Media by Neil Mattson.
Adding Silicon to the Fertilizer Program in Poinsettia Production: Benefits and Facts - The addition of potassium silicate to the fertilizer program can reduce root rot and improve the strength and post-harvest life of plants.
Fertilizer management, Best Management Practices for Watershed Protection: Greenhouse Fertilizers - Tips for reducing environmental impacts.
Cornell Peat-Lite Mixes for Commercial Plant Growing - How to manufacture soilless mixes with peatmoss, vermiculite, and perlite. 1982 revision of the classic Information Bulletin 43 by James Boodley and Raymond Sheldrake.
Greenhouse Condensation Control: Improving Air Circulation - Horizontal air flow information from Ohio State University
Plant Growth Regulators - Factsheets from North Carolina State Commercial Floriculture program.
New York State Pesticide Administration Database" (NYSPAD) - Info on growth regulators, pesticides, etc. registered for use in New York.
Evaluating Supplemental Light For Your Greenhouse - From the University of New Hampshire.
Nutrient and fertilizer management - Factsheets from North Carolina State Commercial Floriculture program.
Managing the pH of container media - From the University of New Hampshire.
FloraSoil and FloraPest Users Guide - Software from UNH graphically tracks pH and EC.
Greenhouse Substrates and Fertilization - Factsheet from NC State Floriculture.
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