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U. of Kentucky Horticulture Professor Co-develops Mobile App for Landscape and Nursery Professionals

May 22, 2012 |

IPMPro app screen. PHOTO: Win Dunwell

PRINCETON, Ky. – Green industry professionals often find themselves in the field needing immediate access to pest and plant disease information and plant care recommendations. Or they need to be alerted when destructive pests emerge in their areas. Thanks to a collaborative effort of horticulturists, entomologists and plant pathologists at seven land-grant universities, now there’s an app for that.

Winston Dunwell, a University of Kentucky horticulture professor at the College of Agriculture’s Research and Education Center in Princeton, worked with professionals from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, Clemson, North Carolina State University, University of Georgia, University of Maryland and Virginia Polytechnic Institute to develop the first integrated pest management mobile app for nursery growers, landscapers Read More