Propagation References

Aldrich, R.A and J.W. Bartok. 1994. Greenhouse Engineering. Norheast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service, Ithaca, N.Y.

Ball, V. 1998. Ball Red Book. 16th ed. Ball Publishing, Batavia, Ill. pp. 802.

Dole, J.M. and H.F. Wilkins. 1999. Floriculture: Principles and species. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, N.J.

Hartmann, H.T., D.E. Kester, and F.T. Davies, Jr. 1990. Plant propagation- Principles and practices. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

Propagation Internet Resources

Organizations That Address Propagation

Naktuinbouw- Netherlands Inspection Service for Horticulture

Royalty Administration International (email for information)

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

The National Association of Plant Patent Owners

American Nursery and Landscape Association

Society of American Florists

Union Internationale pour la Protection des Obtentions Vegetales


International Plant Propagator's Society


Trade Magazines

Grower Talks

Greenhouse Business

Floriculture International

Greenhouse Product News

Greenhouse Grower


Ornamental Outlook


Large Propagation Firms

Ball FloraPlant

Bodger Botanicals

Dummen USA (email for information)

Paul Ecke Ranch

EuroAmerican Propagators LLC

Fischer USA

Goldsmith Seeds/ Plants

GroLink Specialties

Horticultural Marketing Associates

Oglevee Ltd.

Proven Winners/ Selections

Yoder Brothers Inc.


Vegetative Annual/ Propagation Links

Cost of producing cuttings, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension

Poinsettia stock plant management, Rutgers University

The Trademark Myth, Tony Avent, Plant Delights Nursery, Raleigh, NC

Propagation publications for commercial floriculturists, North Carolina State University

Producing clean stock (culture virus indexing protocols), Olgovee Ltd.

Mist propagation systems and humidity chambers (OSU Extension Facts F-6708), Oklahoma Cooperative Extension

Vegetative Annual Database, Texas A&M University


Propagation Companies, Equipment and Chemicals

Florel, Monterey Lawn and Garden Products, Inc.

Phytotronics, Inc.

Hortus USA

DGT Volmatic North America, Inc.

Smithers-Oasis USA

Jiffy Products of America, Inc.


Delta T Systems

Cherry Creek Systems

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