Research

Can Calcium Chloride prevent Ethylene Damage like EthylBloc™A Case Study with potted petunia “Supertunia Royal Velvet”

Sanal Krishnan, Ph.D., Horticulture Research Scientist, Smithers-Oasis Company, Kent, OH, USA Introduction The vibration and temperature increase during transportation can induce stress related ethylene production which can cause flower wilt and drop, leaf yellowing and premature flower opening and death. EthylBloc is a proven ethylene action inhibitor technology that effectively controls ethylene damage of plants. Calcium chloride …

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New Product Research – Horticubes® eS – Cucumber, Tomato, and Pepper

Vijay Rapaka, Ph.D. Manager, Corporate Research and Technical Support Manager, Smithers-Oasis Company, Kent, OH   Brenton Williams, Greenhouse Research Technician, Smithers-Oasis Company, Kent, OH Devyn Rothbrust, Greenhouse Research Technician, Smithers-Oasis Company, Kent, OH  A new OASIS® Horticubes® hydroponic propagation medium with enhanced biodegradability. A case study with cucumber, tomato, and pepper seedlings. Download Introduction The key for successful hydroponic production is to …

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New Product Research – Horticubes® eS – Spinach, Cilantro, and Kale

Vijay Rapaka, Ph.D. Manager, Corporate Research and Technical Support Manager, Smithers-Oasis Company, Kent, OH   Brenton Williams, Greenhouse Research Technician, Smithers-Oasis Company, Kent, OH Devyn Rothbrust, Greenhouse Research Technician, Smithers-Oasis Company, Kent, OH  A new OASIS® Horticubes® hydroponic propagation medium with enhanced biodegradability. A case study with spinach, cilantro and kale. Download Introduction The key for successful hydroponic production is to start …

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New Product Research – Horticubes® eS – Basil, Watercress, and Arugula

Vijay Rapaka, Ph.D. Manager, Corporate Research and Technical Support Manager, Smithers-Oasis Company, Kent, OH   Brenton Williams, Greenhouse Research Technician, Smithers-Oasis Company, Kent, OH Devyn Rothbrust, Greenhouse Research Technician, Smithers-Oasis Company, Kent, OH  A new OASIS® Horticubes® hydroponic propagation medium with enhanced biodegradability. A case study with basil, watercress, and arugula. Download Introduction The key for successful hydroponic production is to start …

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New Product Research – Horticubes® eS – Lettuces

Vijay Rapaka, Ph.D. Manager, Corporate Research and Technical Support Manager, Smithers-Oasis Company, Kent, OH   SH Park, Corporate Polymer Research Scientist, Smithers-Oasis Korea, ChoongNam-Do, South Korea Brenton Williams, Greenhouse Research Technician, Smithers-Oasis Company, Kent, OH  A new OASIS® Horticubes® hydroponic propagation medium with enhanced biodegradability but with the same improved performance as Horticubes® XL growing medium. A case study with various …

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New Product Research – Terra Plug

Vijay Rapaka, Ph.D. Manager, Research and Technical Support, Smithers-Oasis Company, Kent, OH Brenton Williams, Research Technician, Smithers-Oasis Company, Kent, OH A new bonded media technology that promotes fast, uniform rooting, and easily extractable plugs – A case study with petunia and geranium cuttings Introduction Propagation media with optimal physical and chemical properties are extremely important for uniform rooting and production of quality young plants. …

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