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Ornamentals Advisory Blog

We know growing ornamental crops can be challenging at the best of times but hopefully our blog will provide some light relief from the daily trappings of being an ornamentals grower.

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  • Plant Growth Regulators: everything you need to know

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    30.06.2020
    If you’ve not used a Plant Growth Regulator for a while It might be worth thinking about their benefits again and the variables involved with putting a good PGR programme together. What are PGRs... Read more
    Average: 5 (3 votes)
  • Integrating chemicals and beneficial’s – that makes no sense?

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    26.06.2020
    There are some real insect challenges in ornamentals, including thrips and spider mites, for which the development of new crop protection products for the protection of ornamentals, despite all the... Read more
    Average: 5 (1 vote)
  • Managing insecticide loss - the balancing act

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    18.06.2020
    Anyone who has experienced difficulties managing insect pests such as western flower thrips will be only too aware of the implications of our ever-diminishing armoury of control products. Their short... Read more
    Average: 5 (2 votes)
  • The next phase, the new pub

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    10.06.2020
    The moment we’ve all been waiting for, we all knew it would come eventually and we all had huge amounts of anticipation for its arrival. No, not the fact that it’s raining, which as it so happens, it... Read more
    Average: 5 (3 votes)
  • How to mix your tank

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    10.06.2020
    It might sound like a national tourist authority website but www-wales is actually the slogan we use at Syngenta as a reminder of the best order in which to add ingredients to the knapsack or sprayer... Read more
    Average: 5 (3 votes)
  • Performance-enhancing or just compatible – and how do we know anyway?

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    03.06.2020
    Part of the process of finalising the formulation of a new crop protection product is to check its physical compatibility with other products. The product registration process distinguishes between ‘... Read more
    Average: 5 (3 votes)
  • Compatibility & Mixing: Best Practice Advice

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    27.05.2020
    We’re currently in the process of finalising plans for the launch of our new ornamentals adjuvant. I’ll be telling you more about it soon but it’s also got me thinking about some of the ways of... Read more
    Average: 5 (2 votes)
  • We wanted to say… Thank You

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    20.05.2020
    We all know the past few weeks have been the most challenging our industry has faced in many years. The impact of Covid-19 is going to be something we talk about for generations, but businesses will... Read more
    Average: 5 (4 votes)
  • Frequently Asked Questions – Adjuvants in Ornamentals

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    20.05.2020
    With our new adjuvant, Stena now approved for use in Ornamental crops, we’ve started to get a number of questions and to be honest it made us think, why not put together an FAQ section for it? ... Read more
    Average: 5 (2 votes)
  • Product Development & Registration Series: Development & Launch

    Ornamentals Advisory Blog
    06.05.2020
    In my last couple of blogs I’ve outlined what’s involved in finding new active substances and how our scientists develop them into safe and effective crop protection products.Given that we have to... Read more
    Average: 3.8 (6 votes)

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