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Take a peek inside a production greenhouse

Anja Sonnenberg

Ever ponder the origins of all those gorgeous plants at your local garden centre? Here's a behind-the-scenes look!


Greenhouse growers are constantly monitoring their crop for any signs of pests or diseases. Integrated pest management (IPM) is a term used to describe an evolving process where cultural, biological and chemical controls are used to control any outbreak in a commercial greenhouse. Key components of IPM are crop monitoring, cultural control, choosing disease-resistant varieties, biological control (beneficial insects that prey on harmful insects and parasites) and chemical control.


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