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April 18, 2008 - 12:36

SePRO Introduces New PGR Formulation

SePRO Corp. recently introduced a new low-odor formulation of Topflor plant growth regulator. This new formulation provides the same growth regulation performance with less odor, according to a company press release.

Growers across the country have commented on the flower enhancement provided by Topflor. “We see earlier flowering with plants drenched with Topflor versus some of the other products we used in the past,” said Norris Powell, Pest Control Team Leader at Hines-Houston, Texas, in the press release. “This allows us to have plants ready for on-time shipment in full bloom.”

Topflor is active on a wide variety of ornamental plants and is active via roots, stems and foliage.

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Berger Peat Moss Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Berger Peat Moss, founded in 1963, is celebrating its 45th anniversary of being in business. The international company roots lie in St. Fabien, Quebec, where the Theberge family owned fields of peat moss.

Huguette Theberge founded the company in the early 1960s. Today, the company is led by Claudin Berger, president, and Regis Berger, vice president, and has facilities in Quebec, New Brunswick, Texas, Manitoba, with plans to build another plant in Minnesota.

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