December 2021

Features

Research

Lighting up basil flavor

In the fifth article from our six-part series on potted and hydroponic culinary herb research at Michigan State University, we will show you how you can improve the flavor of basil with light intensity.

Ask the Experts

From petunias to a Proven Harvest®

Kevin Hurd, Proven Winners’ director of new products, discusses the evolution of the Proven Harvest® line of fruits, vegetables and herbs.

Mastering transplants

Berger’s Jeena Andrews and Pierre Marc de Champlain discuss how growing media can help growers produce healthy transplants.

LEDs lead the way

Fluence’s Utility Rebate Coordinator Brady Nemeth shares insights on upgrading to LED lighting systems.

Insects, mites and functional IPM

BASF Technical Specialist and Entomologist Jen Browning talks functional solutions for six- and eight-legged pests in greenhouse fruiting vegetable production.

Follow the plan

BioSafe Systems’ Eric Smith offers his advice on how to create an effective, robust sanitation plan.