Tag Archive: Mark Thomas

Biocontrol Products for Growing Media

Biological fungicides are a group of biocontrol products that have been used in the greenhouse industry for years. They have been increasing in use and popularity, not only because of their observed effectiveness in preventing disease, but also due to their less restrictive application and REI requirements. There is also a perceived desirable impact on the environment, or ‘greenness’ factor. This article investigates some of the more promising… View Article Read more about Biocontrol Products for Growing Media »

Root Zone Disease Management—Go Biological or Not?

Read More in The Sun Gro’er Issue 1/2 (2003) In recent months there has been a lot of hype in industry journals and trade shows about biological fungicides (BFs). The intention of this article is to provide some background information on these types of products and also to provide some guidance in determining if biological fungicides are right for you or… View Article Read more about Root Zone Disease Management—Go Biological or Not? »

Sun Gro's Technical Specialists

Read More in The Sun Gro’er Issue 1/1 (2003) Sun Gro has seven main Technical Specialists, three in the West and two each in the Central and East regions. Their duties include Quality Control (QC) work with specific plants, along with providing technical support for specific sections of their region. Technical support includes work with complaint handling, training and custom blends. These are also the Sun Gro staffers who will be providing… View Article Read more about Sun Gro's Technical Specialists »