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University of Florida Poinsettia Industry Trials 2018

December 4, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The 2018 University of Florida Poinsettia Industry Trials will be held Tuesday, December 4, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the UF Environmental Horticulture Greenhouse Complex, 2475 Memorial Road, Gainesville, FL 32611. 

See the latest poinsettia varieties evaluated in the National Poinsettia Trials along with research from the UF IFAS Environmental Horticulture Dept. including poinsettia heat delay & natural day flowering, and other controlled environment production and breeding topics.

 

9 a.m. - Registration and greenhouse walk-through

9.30 a.m. - Welcome and introductions

9.45 a.m. - Poinsettia cultivar trials (George Grant, UF)

11 a.m. - Research presentations from the UF IFAS Environmental Horticulture Dept.

 12 p.m. - BBQ lunch (includes vegetarian options) sponsored by Syngenta

1 p.m. - Poinsettia pest management recap by Lee Bloomcamp, Syngenta. Commercial breeder and grower presentations by Beekenkamp, Dummen Orange, Selecta/Ball, Syngenta, and American Farms

2.30 p.m. - Finish

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