Nursery/Floriculture Disease Management Symposium
Watsonville Elks Lodge Directions
121 Martinelli Street
Watsonville CA 95076
October 25, 2012
7:45 am - 3:50 pm
A trade show will be included for vendors of plant disease control products and services (see below for participation details)
Moderators: Steve Tjosvold, UCCE Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties; and Deborah Mathews, Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension, Plant Pathology & Assistant Plant Pathologist - Ornamental Crops, UC Riverside
Continuing Education Units approved: DPR (5 "other"), CCA (6.5 IPM, 2.0 professional development)
|7:45 AM||Registration and Trade Show|
|8:30 AM||Steve Tjosvold, UCCE Farm Advisor Santa Cruz and Monterey Cos.||Introduction|
|8:35 AM||Ann Chase, Chase Agricultural Consulting LLC||Did you know that fertilizer can affect disease severity on ornamentals?|
|9:10 AM||Jennifer Parke, Associate Professor/Senior Researcher - Ecology of Plant-Associated Soil Microbes, Oregon State University||A systems approach for managing diseases of ornamentals: theory and practice|
|9:45 AM||Steve Tjosvold||Environmental monitoring for plant disease management|
|10:20 AM||Break and Trade Show|
|10:35 AM||Margery Daughtrey, Senior Extension Associate, Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center, Riverhead, NY||New threats for California: Boxwood Blight and Impatiens Downy Mildew|
|11:10 AM||Ann Chase||New fungicides for ornamental disease management|
|11:45 AM||Steve Tjosvold||Trade Show Participants- 2 to 3 minute introductions|
|12:00 PM||Lunch and Trade Show|
|12:45 PM||Deborah Mathews, Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension, Plant Pathology & Assistant Plant Pathologist - Ornamental Crops, UC Riverside||Are tissue cultured plants always virus-free?|
|1:20 PM||Steve Koike, Plant Pathology Farm Advisor, UCCE, Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties||Impatiens necrotic spot virus: review of biology and management|
|1:55 PM||Jennifer Parke||Biology and treatment of water molds in recycled irrigation water|
|2:30 PM||Break and Trade Show|
|2:45 PM||Deborah Mathews||Viruses and management with slow sand filtration in recycled irrigation water|
|3:05 PM||Margery Daughtrey and Ann Chase||Rampaging Root Rots: Rhizoctonia, Phytophthora,Thielaviopsis, and Pythium|
Early Registration $85 per person
Late Registration (after October 15, 2012) $95
Online Registration (VISA, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx)
Mail or Fax in Registration (credit cards or checks)
Information for Trade Show Vendors
We would like to include a trade show as part of the day’s activities to provide attendees with the latest information on disease management products. We would like to invite your company to participate in our trade show and offer the following advertising opportunities for a $250 vendor fee:
•A tabletop display at the event for your company product materials.
•A 2-3 minute presentation to attendees during the symposium.
•Your logo in all email and web-based promotions.
•Your company or product information included in each registration packet.
•Includes registration for one company or association representative to attend the Symposium.
Trade Show Vendor Fee: $250
Online Vendor Registration (VISA, MasterCard, AmEx, Discovery credit cards only)
Mail/Fax in Vendor Registration (credit cards or checks)
UCNFA has not reserved any blocks of hotel rooms for this event.
A list of available hotels/motels in the Watsonville area can be found here:
Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce/Business Directory/Hotels
|Please contact the UCNFA office at 530-752-8419 (phone/fax) (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have special needs or require assistance|