Any product or service developed and marketed that reportedly helps to extend the postharvest life of flowers and plants is presented by category, company, or brand name along with links to their producers or providers in a searchable format. As an example, the following lists the product categories that are covered in this section. Producer or supplier names are presented for each of the product categories along with brand names while Internet links, phone numbers, and/or e-mail addresses are presented for companies. Once on the members’ side of this site, you will note that some company names are highlighted, which signifies that they are Contributors to this site. The Chain of Life Network® greatly appreciates the support of these Contributors and in return they would appreciate your support.
--Airborne pathogen filters/scrubbers --Anti-yellowing uptake solutions or sprays (prevents or reduces leaf yellowing) --Bouquet/bunch/wreath manufacturing equipment --Breeder - plant or seed supplier --Bucket washers --Cleaners/disinfectants --Computers (software; systems; websites) --Consultants (floriculture; agriculture; business) --Containers - display/storage/water piks/floral tubes --Containers - growing including pots/flats/trays/baskets --Contributors (those who support this website) --Cutters - air - electric - knives/pruning shears --Cutters - underwater --Dispensing systems for liquids --Displays retail --Ethylene inhibitors (action or synthesis) --Ethylene measuring devices --Ethylene removal - filters/scrubbers --Ethylene removal - ozone --Ethylene removal - packaging --Flower foods including flower food additives --Foam (wet/design) --Fragrance; Dyes --Gels/hydrogels - flower arranging and shipping --Gels/hydrogels - ice packs for shipping --Gels/hydrogels; moisture conserving media amendments --Grading/sorting or harvesting machines --Greenhouses - structures; coverings; equipment; supplies; information --Growing mixes/media; amendments; testing; test kits; etc.) --Growth chemicals/fertilizers/promoters/regulators/hormones --Hydration/pretreatment/shipping solutions --Information; programs; testing and testing equipment including rapid pathogen testing --Instruments (moisture measurment; pH; conductivity; oxygen) --Interior plant maintenance equipment --Labels/tags/printing/pictures/stakes --Leaf shines/cleaners/anti-transpirants/protectants --Leaf strippers --None assigned --Packaging - bags/pallets/liners including modified atmosphere --Packaging - boxes equipment strapping and/or reusable containers --Packaging - cut flowers; bouquet; (sleeves; bags; moisture providers) --Packaging - individual flower heads or stem supports --Packaging - inserts to improve flower and plant quality or vase arrangement stability --Packaging - potted plant sleeves; sleeve holders and/or pot covers --Packaging - temperature management --Packaging - wet packs --Pesticides; IPM; information; testing; biocontrols --Precooling equipment/services (air handling systems) --Preservation systems/products including freeze drying --Publications (floral trade magazines; internet sites; books) --Refrigeration; water chillers; ice machines; displays; humidity control; and accessories --Sales and/or grower organizations of cut flowers and/or bouquets with postharvest care information/links --Sales and/or grower organizations of plants with postharvest care information/links --Stem Strippers --Temperature or relative humidity measuring devices --Testing equipment (Chlorine; pH; Botrytis; STS; Microbes; Quats) --Transportation Distribution services (trucks; planes; ships; cold storage) --Transportation systems (carts; conveyors; delivery containers; heaters) --Water purification equipment (filters; RO; DI; ozone; chlorine or electrolyzed) --Wetting agents (for pre or postharvest application) --Wire service