UC Nursery and Floriculture Alliance
University of California
UC Nursery and Floriculture Alliance

Nursery/Floriculture Disease Management Symposium

Elks Lodge Trade Show 2010

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)


Time Speaker/Affiliation Title
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
3:50 PM   Adjourn



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)


Trade Show Participants

CA Dept. of Food and Ag
Farm Fuel
becker underwood
Cleary Chemical
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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


Assistance Available

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Please contact the UCNFA office at 530-752-8419 (phone/fax) (email: lldodge@ucdavis.edu) if you have special needs or require assistance

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