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December 16, 2005 - 11:24

Drammatic K Suppresses Fusarium?

In a recent study conducted by the University of Guelph, in Canada, suppression of fusarium occurred in plants fertilized with Drammatic K fish hydrolysate.

In the study, cyclamen plants were exposed to fusarium. The study found the plants that had been fertilized with Drammatic K showed significantly slower growth of wilt symptoms than the plants not fed the fish hydrolysate, reported Dramm Corporation.

The study also found cucumber plants treated with Drammatic K produced a greater quantity of roots than untreated cucumber plants. In cucumber plants exposed to Fusarium, the plants treated with Drammatic K had about 50 percent less root disease than the untreated plants, also according to Dramm.

For more information about Drammatic Liquid Fish Fertilizer, visit www.fishfertilizer.com

PVG’s Bump Up Renamed

Pleasant View Gardens’ (PVG) Bump Up liner program is being renamed Jump Start. Jump Starts contain the same oversized root system as the Bump Up liners, and growers can expect the same quality products they receive with all Pleasant View products. For more information call PVG at (800) 343-4784.

Proven Winners ColorChoice-Branded Pots

Customers of Spring Meadow Nursery and other Proven Winners ColorChoice liner growers can now order pots online at www.pwcertified.com by clicking on the pots on the right side of the home page. Two different types of pots are available: injection molded and pressure formed.

Also new from Proven Winners ColorChoice are new picture hang tags that now include three different languages — French, Spanish and English. “These tags will help educate the diverse group of gardeners in North America. This is believed to be the first trilingual shrub tag on the market today,” stated Proven Winners ColorChoice.

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