Understanding Thrips

Thrips are slender, tiny insects (generally 1 mm or less) that often have fringed wings. Nymphs lack wings, are elongate, and range in color from off-white or yellow to brown or black. Some common names for thrips include thunderbugs, storm flies, thunderblights, storm bugs, and corn lice. Most thrips feed by sucking out cell contents […]

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The Advantage of Minimum Risk Pesticides

by Kristin Nikodemski Many pesticides, if used improperly, can have unintended consequences like harming the plant they were applied to protect or killing beneficial insects and organisms. When a controlled environment, companion planting, or homemade remedies don’t work you may want to try a minimum risk pesticide. Conventional Pesticides versus Minimum Risk Pesticides A pesticide […]

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Propizol® Now Available in California

This week Propizol® was launched in California. Leah Hancock, Arborjet’s Product Marketing Manager, spoke about the excitement surrounding the release of this effective and unique product. Trunk Injections with Propizol She said, “We are really excited that Propizol is now registered in California. It is a 14.3% Propiconazole fungicide that can be trunk injected or […]

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Colorado Approves Eco-PM® & Eco-Mite Plus® Safe for Cannabis Cultivation

  Since the legalization of medical marijuana and hemp cultivation, growers have struggled to find safe, quality products to protect against mites and fungus. The Colorado Department of Agriculture approved both Eco-PM® and Eco-Mite Plus® for commercial, personal, and hemp use, in concentrated and ready-to-use formulas. Both products are fast acting and non-toxic to people […]

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Fight Fire Blight

Fire Blight is the most damaging bacterial disease that affects shrubs and trees in the Rosaceous family and occurs during warm spring weather when combined with rains or heavy dews. This disease is most often found in pear, apple, loquat and crabapple trees and has become a nuisance to homeowners and commercial landscape managers. Flower […]

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