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Nursery/Floriculture Insect and Disease Management Symposium October 28, 2010

California Nursery and Floriculture Insect and Disease Management Symposium
Watsonville Elks Lodge
121 Martinelli Street
Watsonville CA 95076
October 28, 2010
7:45 am - 4:00 pm

The symposium speakers have generously agreed to make their presentations available.

To access the presentations, click on the titles below:

Agenda

7:45 AM Registration, Trade Booths
8:10 AM Introduction- Steve Tjosvold, Farm Advisor, UCCE Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties
8:15 AM A Field Approach to Diagnosis of Plant Problems- Ann Chase, Chase Horticultural Research Inc.
8:45 AM Using Fungicides More Effectively: Understanding Mode of Action and Other Characteristics- Frank Wong, UCCE Specialist, Plant Pathology Dept., UC Riverside
9:25 AM Break and Trade Fair
9:50 AM Management of Phytophthora ramorum in Nurseries- Steve Tjosvold, Farm Advisor, UCCE Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties
10:15 AM Viruses and Viruslike Pathogens: How to Detect in the Field and Their Management- Deborah Mathews, UCCE Specialist, Plant Pathology Dept., UC Riverside
10:45 AM Foliar Nematodes: More Common and Often Misdiagnosed- Ole Becker, UCCE Specialist, Nematology Dept., UC Riverside
11:15 AM Fitting New Fungicides into an Integrated Disease Management Program- Ann Chase, Chase Horticultural Research Inc.
11:55 AM Lunch and Trade Fair
12:45 PM Using Insecticides More Effectively: Understanding Mode of Action and Other Characteristics- Jim Bethke, Farm Advisor, UCCE San Diego County
1:15 PM Light Brown Apple Moth: Mating Disruption for Control in Nurseries- Steve Tjosvold, Farm Advisor, UCCE Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties
1:35 PM How to Control Soil Insects with Beneficial Nematodes- Ed Lewis, Professor, Entomolgy and Nematology Depts., UC Davis
2:05 PM Break and Trade Fair
2:30 PM Making Pest Management More Efficient: Lessons from the Bedding Plant IPM Alliance- Christine Casey, Entomology Dept., UC Davis
2:50 PM Whitefly Control and Neonicotinoid Insecticides- Jim Bethke, Farm Advisor, UCCE San Diego County
3:20 PM Western Flower Thrips: Biology and Management- Michael Parrella, Professor and Chair, Entomology Dept., UC Davis
4:00 PM Adjourn

 

 

Thanks to these additional sponsors (click on logos for websites):

 

Chase Horticultural Research
Gowan Turf and Ornamental
Becker Underwood
OHP Inc.
Biosafe Systems
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BASF The Chemical Company
Phyton Corporation
Target Specialty Products
Rincon-Vitova Insectaries
Cleary Chemical

C&N Tractors

BioWorks
CDFA
Valent Professional Products

 

This full day program will focus on the management of the most important insect and disease pests in the California nursery and floriculture industry. What do growers need to know about new, and difficult- to- control pests and diseases?  How do you identify pests and diseases?  What are the new management tools? What are the new fungicides and insecticides?


Topics:

* Insects including Light Brown Apple Moth, Western Flower Thrips and Mealybugs.
* Diseases including Phytophthora ramorum, downy mildews, root rots and tomato spotted wilt and other tospoviruses.
* Invasive pests, what to look out for, and how to prevent introduction
* State of the art biological control
* Spray application technology, fungicides, insecticides

A Trade Fair will include all major suppliers of pest management products.

Moderators: Steve Tjosvold, UCCE Monterey, Santa Cruz Counties and Dr. Deborah Mathews, Plant Pathology Dept., UC Riverside

Continuing Education Units approved: CDPR (6 other), CCA (6 IPM), Central Coast Water Board Ag Waiver (6)

Registration fee: $95 per person

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Mail or FAX Registration Form

 

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