Strawberries

Fracture fungicide gets California, Florida registration

Growers in California and Florida now have a fungicide with a new mode of action for disease management in almonds, grapes, strawberries and tomatoes.According to a news release, recently registered for use in California and... more »

Study how your crop responds to day length

“Watching the grass grow” is a common idiom for the apparent slowness in which plants respond. I'm sure your average plant finds this insulting. That's why plants countered with, “Stop and smell the roses.” Idioms... more »

Growers considering tunnels must weigh pros and cons

Every good reason to grow tomatoes and other high-return vegetables and small fruits in high tunnels has a compelling argument to counter it, according to a Cornell University Extension vegetable specialist."These potential pitfalls of tunnel... more »

Drip irrigation, fertigation keep strawberries on track

Using proper drip irrigation and fertigation techniques can be akin to pursuing "a business of Goldilocks," according to a University of Georgia Extension horticulturalist.Erick Smith, speaking to strawberry growers at the 2015 Southeast Regional Fruit... more »

Nimitz receives California registration

The nematicide Nimitz, produced by Adama, has received state registration in California for use on tomatoes, peppers, okra, eggplant, cucumbers, watermelons, cantaloupe and squash.According to a news release from Adama, Nimitz, delivers a combination of... more »

Canada registers Evito fungicide

Arysta LifeScience North America recently announced registration for EVITO Fungicide in Canada. This registration provides Canadian growers an advanced, highlysystemic fungicide for use in wheat and barley, as well as corn and soybeans. Additionally, EVITO... more »

Climate change will force adaptation

Last year was Earth's warmest since 1880, according to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).The two agencies recently announced that Earth's average surface temperature has warmed by about 1.4˚ F since 1880,... more »

UC Davis, California Strawberry Commission settle lawsuit

The University of California, Davis, and the California Strawberry Commission today settled their legal differences regarding the public strawberry breeding program at UC Davis, according to a UC Davis press release.As part of this renewed... more »


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