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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

MSU News for Ag - Greenhouse/Floriculture 9/9/11

We’ve published new articles at: http://news.msue.msu.edu/news/category/floriculture

Fall garden mums are susceptible to tomato spotted wilt virus

Sep 1, 2011 | Jeanne Himmelein | Tomato spotted wilt virus was recently found in greenhouse-grown fall mums. There is no curative chemical treatment once infected, so good management of thrips and proper sanitation practices are imperative for controlling this virus.

Thumb became home to its first Breakfast on the Farm

Sep 6, 2011 | Jeannine Schweihofer | Over 1,100 people from 66 towns came to Breakfast on the Farm at Huron County’s S&M Dairy near Harbor Beach

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