ACP-HLB Webinar

Aug 18, 2020

A recent Ventura County ACP-HLB Task Force sponsored webinar was held, the topics and speakers listed below The PDF's from the speakers are available online

Webinar Agenda 8-13-20

9:30 a.m. 

Welcome, and update on status of HLB in California:

Leslie Leavens, chair, Ventura County ACP-HLB Task Force.

9:45 a.m.

Update on area-wide participation rates and CDFA buffer treatments:

Sandra Zwaal, Ventura County Grower Liaison

10 a.m.

Final report on 2017-2020 ACP surveying project in Ventura County, and overview of Phase Two research:

Beth Grafton-Cardwell, IPM Specialist and Research Entomologist, University of California-Riverside, and Director of Lindcove Research and Extension Center (retired); and Monique Rivera, Assistant Extension Specialist, Department of Entomology, UC Riverside.

10:40 a.m. 

Final report on deployment of detection canines to scout Ventura County commercial groves for evidence of early HLB infection:

John Krist, CEO, Farm Bureau of Ventura County.

11 a.m.

Implications of canine detection data for HLB management in Ventura County commercial citrus:

Neil McRoberts, western regional director, National Plant Diagnostic Network, and professor of plant pathology, UC Davis.

11:30 a.m.



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By Ben Faber
Author - Advisor

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