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G. Hennen 75256.3620 at CompuServe.COM
Mon Apr 24 20:45:57 EST 1995


Oglesby Plant Laboratories, Inc. is a world leader in plant tissue culture 
propagation and the development and marketing of new tropical foliage 
ornamentals.  Oglesby products are grown in every major horticultural area 
throughout the world.  To keep our world presence, we have developed a very 
aggressive breeding/research program oriented toward tropical foliage plants.  
Our Greenhouse Manager position offers an excellent opportunity for both an
experienced commercial greenhouse grower or recently graduated horticulturist.

Provides leadership in operation of a state-of-the-art greenhouse for plant 
breeding, R&D and conventional commercial propagation.  Responsible for 
supervision and scheduling of greenhouse personnel. Responds to needs of 
plants and greenhouse beyond standard company work hours including weekends 
or other times when necessary. Operates computer controls for climate control 
systems. Manages application of water, fertilizer and pesticides.  Learns to 
identify specific plant pests and to apply specified control measures after 
certification by State.  Maintains records for pesticide and fertilizer 

Other specific duties include the following: preparing and mixing components 
for potting media, planting, transplanting, propagation, etc., maintaining 
all areas of the facility in neat and clean condition.  Assisting in numerous
research projects.

Good knowledge of plants with university training or commercial horticulture
experience preferred. Ability to work independently without supervision, to 
identify problems and seek solutions, to effectively communicate with other 
personnel. We will train individual who has limited experience but shows high 
potential for success in this position.

If you are qualified for this position please submit resume, transcripts, 
and/or references supporting university and/or work experience to...

			    Dr. Raymond Atilano
			    Director of Research and Development
			    Oglesby Plant Laboratories, Inc.
			    Route 2, Box 9
			    Altha, Florida 32421

Oglesby Plant Laboratories is located in the panhandle of Florida, 60 miles 
west of Tallahassee near Marianna, Florida.  This is a rural area of Florida 
with the major industries agriculturally oriented.  Larger metropolitan areas 
such as Tallahassee, Panama City and Dothan, Alabama, are approximately one 
hour away.


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