New Video: Five Tips on Extra Phosphorus for Flowering (and Other Myths)

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Paul Fisher from the University of Florida IFAS Extension presents Five Tips on Extra Phosphorus for Flowering (and Other Myths) in a new YouTube video. Fisher discusses research on how much phosphorus you really need for crops such as transplants, flowers, blueberries, and cannabis. Many growers and landscapers over-apply phosphorus leading to wasted fertilizer cost and potential runoff into the environment. Learn how to improve plant quality, while saving money and the environment.

This video is part of the series called “Five Tips for Horticulture” featured on the Greenhouse Training Online channel ( The series highlights technical topics from university and industry experts. Subscribe to receive upcoming videos. The channel is sponsored by the Floriculture Research Alliance (

For more information on related topics, take the UF IFAS Extension online courses for growers in English and Spanish including Greenhouse 101 beginning on May 31 and Nutrient Management 1 on July 5 (

The mission of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is to develop knowledge relevant to agricultural, human and natural resources and to make that knowledge available to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. With more than a dozen research facilities, 67 county Extension offices, and award-winning students and faculty in the UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, UF/IFAS brings science-based solutions to the state’s agricultural and natural resources industries, and all Florida residents. | @UF_IFAS

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