Cluster One Research Annual Reports
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Below are the annual reports on each of the projects conducted under Cluster One of the Canadian Ornamental Horticulture Research and Innovation Cluster.

The projects are:

A1 - Dynamic greenhouse climate control to conserve energy and improve crop quality - Xiuming Hao

A2 - Individual plant micro-climate in the greenhouse - Damien de Halleux

B2 - Optimization of management practices for biological control of thrips and other important pests of ornamental crops - Les Shipp

B3 - Biocontrol strategy for the control of aphids on greenhouse ornamentals - Dave Gillespie

B4 - Biocontrol agents for turf pests - Michael Brownbridge (VRIC), Deborah Henderson (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)

B5 - Alternative weed control methods and bioherbicides in turf and nursery production - François Tardif 

C1-2 - Water treatment technologies - Youbin Zheng

C1-3 - Pathogen suppression in substrates - Youbin Zheng

C1-4 - Reducing water applications - Youbin Zheng

C1-8 - Expand the adoption of precision plant-based irrigation technologies to reduce water use in both greenhouse and nursery product - David Ehret

D2 - Pre- and post-harvest treatmentsto maintain quality and control diseases of greenhouse and nursery crop species - Jun Song

D4 - Alternative strategies for plant height control through nutrient management - Theo J. Blom

D5 - Evaluation of novel materials in post-harvest storage of bare-root nursery stock - Bernard Goyette

E1-2 - Innovation in ornamental plant cultivars and native species - Rumen Conev

E3 - Green roof technologies - Rumen Conev

F1 - Environmental impact of turf fertilization close to waterways and urban watershed and evaluate techniques to reduce the impact of watershed - Yves Desjardins

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