The Canadian Nursery Crop Profile: Container Production provides an overview of the nursery industry in Canada and production and pest management practices for container-grown crops. Information is provided on nursery plant propagation, growing media and irrigation and fertilization practices. The biology of key disease, insect and mite, weed and animal problems and information on cultural, chemical and biological methods of control, is provided. Pesticide use data and data on industry imports, exports and farm gate receipts for 2001 - 02, is presented. The profile discusses pest management challenges and issues for diseases, insects and mites and weeds.