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Florida Poinsettia Industry Short Course 2016

University of Florida IFAS Extension

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Florida Poinsettia Industry Short Course 2016

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Industry member admission Dec 9, 2016 $50.00 $3.74
Event sponsor donation Dec 9, 2016

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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)

 

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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).

Have questions about Florida Poinsettia Industry Short Course 2016? Contact University of Florida IFAS Extension

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Environmental Horticulture Research Greenhouses
University of Florida campus
Gainesville, FL 32611

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM


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