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November 12, 2019

Hole’s Greenhouses sold to TEC

Hole’s Greenhouses & Gardens Ltd. in St. Albert, Alta., has been sold. Effective December 31 of this year, the long-time, family-run company has been sold to agriculture company TEC Property Inc.

Partnership to advanced greenhouse hemp research

Pyxus International has signed an agreement with NC State to fund research designed to determine the impacts of using differing fertility rates on hemp plants grown in a greenhouse environment.

Tomato vaccine boosts defences

Scientists have used a type of chemical vaccine to switch on a plant defense system to prevent localized infections from becoming contagions, a possible first step toward helping ward off infections.
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Modernization: Finding the right retrofit

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