A free Managing Ethylene Risk webinar will address economic risks and potential losses caused by ethylene, conditions that create ethylene, as well as solutions for shielding plants from ethylene.
KENT, Ohio – February 27, 2018 – Smithers-Oasis Company, a worldwide leader in providing solutions throughout the plant and flower journey from propagation to presentation, is hosting a free webinar for those interested in learning how to manage ethylene risk in the supply chain.
Sponsored by Smithers-Oasis’ Floralife® and Oasis Grower Solutions brands, the webinar is ideal for anyone involved in the plant and floral industry. It will present solutions to successfully mitigate the risk of ethylene gas damage during shipments.
The webinar will be held Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 1 p.m. Eastern. Reservations, which are limited, can be made at: http://bit.ly/2FzDV5E
The webinar will be presented by Vijay Rapaka, Ph.D., corporate grower research manager, Oasis Grower Solutions, Anil Ranwala, Ph.D., chief scientist, Floralife, Sanal Krishnan, Ph.D., horticulture research scientist, Oasis Grower Solutions and Alan Tanouye, general manager of the Americas, Floralife.
The webinar will address the economic risks and potential losses caused by ethylene, conditions that create ethylene, how to identify problems with ethylene and the appearance of ethylene damage. The session will also provide solutions for shielding plants from damaging ethylene.
“In the world of growing plants and flowers, ethylene is the enemy, causing flower drop, yellow foliage and reduced plant life,” said Jeff Naymik, global marketing manager, Oasis Grower Solutions. “Attendees will leave with information and solutions to protect against ethylene damage and enable superior plant lifespan.”
Hosted by Chris Beytes, editor, GrowerTalks/Green Profits and Acres Online, and Bill Riffey, general manager, grower operations, Americas, Europe and Africa, Oasis Grower Solutions, webinar attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions during the hour-long session.
Smithers-Oasis’ global expertise of the plant and flower business stretches from propagation to presentation. With locations in 20 countries and resources around the world, Smithers-Oasis manufactures floral foam products, postharvest products, growing media and flower arranging supplies for the floriculture industry. OASIS and Floralife® are two of the company’s most recognized brands founded in 1954 and 1938, respectively. With more than 60 years of experience with foaming technology, Smithers-Oasis also develops specialty foams for a wide variety of applications including packaging, impression, absorption and molding. The company’s driving purpose is “to help people express and experience emotion by adding value to flowers and plants.” Smithers-Oasis, a privately owned company, is headquartered in Kent, Ohio, USA.
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