Floriculture Sector Biosecurity Guide
Appendix 5: Additional Resources

General Resources

Field Grown Cut Flowers. British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture. 2015.

Floriculture Production Guide. British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture. 2009.

Greenhouse Floriculture. British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture.

Horticulture Videos. Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. 2015.

ONfloriculture

Publication 370, Agdex 290: Guide to Greenhouse Floriculture Production. Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. 2003.

Location and Layout

Commercial Floriculture Grower – Getting Started. British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture. 2015

Screening of Greenhouses for Insect Exclusion. Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. 2008.

Maintenance

Publication 75: Guide to Weed Control 2016-2017. Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. 2016.

Production Inputs

Grower Guide: Quality Assurance of Biocontrol Products. R. Buitenhuis, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre. 2014.

Irrigation Water Quality for B.C. Greenhouses. British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture. 2015.

On-site Testing of Growing Media and Irrigation Water. British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture. 2015.

Plant Health

Ball RedBook: Crop Production. Ed. J. Nau. 2011. Ball Publishing.

Importance of Aeration in Container Media. British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture. 2015.

Understanding Humidity Control in Greenhouses. British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture. 2015.

Integrated Pest Management

Controlling Slugs and Snails in the Greenhouse. Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. 2014.

FactSheet: Aphids in Greenhouse Crops. Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. 2009.

FactSheet: Fungus Gnats and Shoreflies in Greenhouse Crops. Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. 2014.

FactSheet: Japanese Beetles in Nurseries and Turf. Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

FactSheet: Mite Pests in Greenhouse Crops: Description, Biology and Management. Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. 2014.

FactSheet: Thrips in Greenhouse Crops – Biology, Damage and Management. Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. 2014.

FactSheet: Whiteflies in Greenhouse Crops – Biology, Damage and Management. Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. 2014.

Fungicide Resistance Action Committee (FRAC)

Herbicide Resistance Action Committee (HRAC)

Insect and Mite Pests of Floriculture Crops: Identification Guide. M.A. Bertone, S. Frank, B. Whipker. North Carolina State University. 2016.

Insecticide Resistance Action Committee (IRAC)

Integrated Pest Management. British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture

University of Guelph: Agriculture and Food Laboratory Services

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