Nursery and Floriculture Alliance
University of California
Nursery and Floriculture Alliance

CANCELLED May 28, 2009 IPM for Bedding Plants and Container Color- Pomona

Integrated Pest Management Practices for Bedding Plants and Container Color

This CORF half-day workshop co-sponsored by UCIPM will address pest problems found in bedding plants and container color and provide practical solutions for growers, propagators, and allied industry representatives.

The topics covered include Fungus Gnats and Water Management, Use of Silicon as an IPM Tool, Disease Management, and Weed Management. Participants are encouraged to provide examples of difficult pest problems found in their nurseries, as the workshop will culminate with an expert interactive panel prepared to assist them in diagnosis and control. 

Simultaneous Spanish translation will be provided by Maria de la Fuente, UCCE County Director/Farm Advisor, Santa Clara County

Continuing education credits (3 hours) applied for: DPR, CCN Pro, LA Water Board Ag Waiver 

Agriscapes Visitors' Center
4102 S. University Drive
Pomona

May 28, 2009      
8:00 am - 12:00 pm  

 
Registration Fee: $50.00 ($75.00 after May 21)
 
 
 

Moderator: Cheryl Wilen, UCCE Area IPM Advisor

Agenda:

8:00 - 8:30       Registration
 
8:30 - 9:15       Fungus Gnats and Water Management
Michael Parrella, Divisional Associate Dean for Agricultural Sciences and Professor of Entomology, UC Davis
 
9:15 - 9:45       Use of Silicon as an IPM Tool
Michael Parrella, Divisional Associate Dean for Agricultural Sciences and Professor of Entomology, UC Davis
 
9:45 - 10:30      Disease Management
                              Deborah Mathews, UCCE Specialist Plant Pathology, UC Riverside
 
10:30 - 11:00    Break
 
11:00 - 11:30    Weed Management
                              Cheryl Wilen, UCCE Area IPM Advisor
                               
11:30 - 12:00    What's Your Pest Problem?
                              Expert Interactive Panel

 

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