Florida Poinsettia Industry Short Course 2016
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The 2016 Florida Poinsettia Industry Short Course will be held Tuesday, December 6, 8:30am–2:30pm, at the UF Environmental Horticulture Greenhouse Complex, 2475 Memorial Road, Gainesville, FL 32611.
See the latest poinsettia varieties evaluated in the National Poinsettia Trials along with University of Florida greenhouse research including automated irrigation management and a poinsettia flowering trial with natural days and temperature treatments.
|8.30 to 9.20||Registration and greenhouse walk-through|
|9.20 to 9.30||Welcome and introductions|
|9.30 to 11.00||Poinsettia cultivar trials (Dr. Jim Barrett)|
|11.05 to 11.50||Poinsettia flowering trial and research presentations|
|11.50 to 1.00||
Lunch sponsored by Syngenta.
Commercial breeder presentations by Beekenkamp, Dummen Orange, Selecta/Ball, and Syngenta
|1.00 to 2.30||Poinsettia cultivar trials repeat presentation (Dr. Jim Barrett)|
There are no plants for sale at the Poinsettia Industry Short Course on December 6. The Poinsettia Show and Sale for Master Gardeners and the public will be held on December 8 and 9 (see here for details).