Managing scale and mealybug insects presents unique challenges. Products with contact modes of action must be applied at specific timings in order to reach the most susceptible crawler stages.
Collectively, managing coleopteran insects can be challenging because the adult and larval stages may both cause damage and sometimes occur on different hosts or on
At the IR-4 Ornamental Horticulture Program Workshop in 2011, Botrytis Efficacy was selected as a high priority project to expand the knowledge and list of fungicides available to growers for these diseases.
From 2001 to 2015, numerous products representing 31 active ingredients were evaluated in greenhouse and field trials as soil drench, soil incorporation, foliar, in-furrow, drip irrigation or tuber
For the last 10 years, the IR-4 Ornamental Horticulture Workshop has ranked developing efficacy data on new products to manage thrips as a High Priority Project. Thrips remain an important threat for
From 2008 to 2014, 54 products were tested through the IR-4 Program as drench or foliar applications against bacterial pathogens. In addition to research collected through the IR-4
At the IR-4 Ornamental Horticulture Program Workshop in 2009, Mite Efficacy was selected as a high priority project to obtain data supporting current and future registrations was discussed.