Here's our recap of what was interesting and impactful in the world of hort this week.
How Global Suppliers of Unrooted Cuttings Are Working To Improve the Pipeline
As seen in GreenhouseGrower by Laura Drotleff
Gary's View: My work history as President of Fischer USA (1995 – 2007) and with Syngenta as the head of their vegetative supply chain for North America, Europe and Asia (2007 – 2012) has given me interesting insight into the requirements necessary for a consistent and reliable supply of cuttings.
The article appearing in the Oct. 13th Greenhouse Grower on, “How Global Suppliers of Unrooted Cuttings Are Working to Improve the Pipeline” points out several of the challenges cutting producers have faced, and continue to face, supplying quality, disease-free cuttings. Additional challenges continue to mount with restrictions in pesticides and easing of import restrictions on beneficial insects.