Webinar ‘Exciting New Plants Entering the Pipeline’

Brent Pemberton - photo: Texas A&M Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Brent Pemberton – photo: Texas A&M Agricultural Research and Extension Center

‘Exciting New Plants Entering the Pipeline’ is the title of a one-hour webinar which will be held on Thursday July 19. In this webinar, Dr. Brent Pemberton, Professor and Regents Fellow at the Texas A&M Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Overton, Texas (US) will discuss exciting new plants that entering the green industry pipeline based on his observations at last month held 2018 California Spring Trials (CAST), his own plant trials in Overton and with his participation in the Texas Superstar program. Pemberton’s area of research is in nursery and  floriculture crop production and physiology. His research has an emphasis on field production of rose plants including work on propagation and irrigation practices, production systems, weed and disease control, and postharvest care and shipping. He is currently working with a group of scientists on improving disease resistance in roses. In addition, bedding plant pack and garden trials are performed each spring and fall featuring new varieties available for production in the bedding plant industry. Various problems with bedding plant production and utilization are also being addressed.

Signing up for the webinar can be done here.