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KVBC Awards recognize excellence in ornamental plant breeding

by Alicja Cecot ZUNDERT, The Netherlands On the opening day of the world’s premier amenity plant show GrootGroenPlus in Zundert, the Netherlands from October 5 to 7, the annual KVBC’s Awards recognised excellence in ornamental plant breeding.  Established in 2015, the KVBC...
Posted On 20 Oct 2016
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Horticultural Research Institute Infographic Highlights Trade Flow Survey Results

WASHINGTON, USA: The US Horticultural Research Institute, the green industry’s national foundation for research and scholarships, today released “Where Do Plants Go,” an infographic using recent statistics collected by researchers and published in The Journal of...
Posted On 20 Oct 2016
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Boosting Calla and Anthurium revenues through FloraMondo pre-sales

AALSMEER, The Netherlands: Following up with grower members and their buyers, Royal FloraHolland will run a test to see how a higher limit for FloraMondo pre sales can boost sales of Calla and Anthurium The auction would like to increase the maximum sales percentage for...
Posted On 20 Oct 2016
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Bayer and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences collaborate to improve wheat yields

MONHEIM, Germany:  Bayer and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) have signed a research collaboration agreement focused on improving wheat yields. Working together and building on their respective innovation expertise, the two parties plan to enhance...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016
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Artificial intelligence monitors and predicts quality of roses

AALSMEER, The Netherlands: IQ-Flora is an innovative system that monitors the product quality of roses in the chain in ‘real time’. The first module of the prototype has just been completed, the other components will be tested in November 2016. In the...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016
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NAFA Hosts Annual Meeting in Nashville

NASHVILLE, USA: Representatives of floral industry associations gathered at the Marriott Cool Springs in Franklin, Georgia, for the National Alliance of Floral Associations (NAFA) annual meeting, October 1 – 3, 2016. The meeting kicked off with the National Designer of...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016
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Dutch embassy in Tokyo announces trade mission to Japan

TOKYO, Japan: Mr. Maarten Camps, Secretary General of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs will lead a trade mission to Japan (December 11 to 16) aimed at growing Dutch agricultural exports to the giant Asian economy. Camps, in close cooperation with the Dutch Ministry of...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016
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Win Two Free Tickets to the GrowQuip Conference 2016

STRATFORD UPON AVON, UK: GrowQuip, the most diverse and comprehensive commercial horticultural conference this year, takes place in Stratford Upon Avon on 26th/27th October and we’re offering two lucky people the opportunity to attend free of charge. Based within the 4 star...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016
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Plant pot MXC 5.5 make ideal use of space

LOHNE, Germany: So far, the successful MXC cultivation pot series consisted of pot diameters from 9 to 14 cm. Now Pöppelmann TEKU® have added a new MXC 5.5 to the series. The best use of growing space can only be of added value to the grower if cultivation success can also...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016
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Bookings are flying in for IPM DUBAI

DUBAI, UAE: IPM DUBAI will continue its success story: Ever more entrepreneurs in the green sector will use the most significant B2B fair in the Gulf region in order to initiate business with important purchasers from the Middle East. For the first time, over 110 exhibitors...
Posted On 17 Oct 2016
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