Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

2014 Annual Meeting of the International Plant Propagators Society, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, USA.

Abstract

This proceedings contains 102 papers focusing on horticultural plant (including ornamental, woody, vegetable and fruit plants) propagation and production, especially in greenhouses and nurseries. Topics discussed include irrigation techniques, light management during propagation, new approaches to recalcitrant species propagation, sustainable gardening, botanical and public gardens, plant disease and hail damage management, breeding, rooting substrates, tissue culture, invasive plants, and extension services. Tips on how to make small nurseries a competitive and profitable business are also given.