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BASF Turf & Ornamentals develops and markets innovative solutions for weed, disease and insect control. For the plant protection manager in nurseries and greenhouses, this means a powerful portfolio of leading herbicide, fungicide, and insecticide technologies that provide the optimal level of pest protection from plants that not only look better, but sell better.

Use this Web site as your primary resource for complete information regarding turf products, research and news.

BASF-Sponsored Ornamental Webinars

Hear the latest in the nursery and ornamentals research, education and recommendations from university and industry experts.

Sponsored by BASF and moderated by Chris Beytes, editor, Grower Talks.

Predator-friendly chemicals

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IPM Tips, Part 6 of 6: Chemical controls are an important pest management option. Use these tips to know how and when to make that important decision in your IPM program.

Beneficial predators – pitfalls and pointers

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IPM Tips, Part 5 of 6: Avoiding common problems and helpful tips about beneficial release programs. What you need to know.

Scouting in hanging baskets

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IPM Tips, Part 4 of 6: Hanging baskets can present some challenges when scouting and treating for mites. Pick up some pointers in this short video tutorial.

Releasing predators

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IPM Tips, Part 3 of 6: Quick tips for simple and easy applications of beneficial insects. Learn how.

Safety and resistance management

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IPM Tips, Part 2 of 6: Don’t overlook these important cultural practices to help protect your crop and your beneficial release programs. Learn more in this informative video.

How to start an IPM program

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IPM Tips, Part 1 of 6: Pick up some best practices to optimize your IPM program. A successful grower and university researcher discuss how sanitation, scouting and spraying will help you remain successful.

Sultan miticide

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Ornamental growers now have a different mode of action for outstanding mite control. Watch this brief video to learn how Sultan™ miticide – with active ingredient cyflumetofen – offers growers a powerful, targeted and novel tool needed to control mites quickly as part of a chemical or Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach.

Knox Nursery fights disease, saves production time with Pageant® Intrinsic brand fungicide

Growers across the country are experiencing the excellent disease control and plant health benefits of Intrinsic™ brand fungicides. Matt Blaszczyk, Head Grower of Young Plants at Knox Nursery in Winter Garden, Florida, is the latest grower to share his success using Pageant® Intrinsic™ brand fungicide.

Pageant® Intrinsic™ brand fungicide

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Learn more about Pageant® Intrinsic™ brand fungicide, the ornamental industry’s first fungicide labeled for disease control and plant health. Pageant Intrinsic has superior, broad-spectrum control of fungal diseases, and research has shown it to provide plant health benefits.


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