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Management Program for Nipaecoccus viridis (hibiscus mealybug)

May 19, 2022

11:00 AM-12:30 PM PT

In this webinar learn about:

  • strategies for management of the hibiscus mealybug, Nipaecoccus viridis
  • monitoring and scouting methods
  • potential conservation and augmentation biological control
  • targeted insecticide use, and possible need for sanitation protocols

Lauren Diepenbrock, Assistant Professor of Entomology and Nematology and Entomology Extension Specialist (PD) is located at the Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred, FL.  learn more about Lauren


Citrus Thrips Biology, Monitoring, and Management

Friday, February 18, 2022
2:00-3:00 PM (Pacific Time)
optional discussion period to 3:30 PM

Learn about

  • Life cycle and life stages of citrus thrips
  • How to tell citrus thrips apart from flower thrips
  • Monitoring and sampling
  • Biological and chemical management options
  • Resistance to insecticides and mitigating resistance

Sandipa Gautam, Ph.D. Cooperative Extension Area Citrus IPM Advisor learn more about Sandipa Gautam


Biología y Manejo del Psílido Asiático de Cítricos (PAC)

Miércoles 15 de Setiembre, 2021
11:00 AM-12:00 Noon (Hora del Pacífico, PDT)
Tiempo de discusión opcional hasta las 12:30 pm

This webinar will be presented in Spanish only!

¡Este webinar será presentado completamente en español!

Aprenda sobre:

  • Características morfológicas para la identificación de PAC
  • Generalidades de la biología y ecología de PAC
  • Características e importancia de PAC como vector de Huanglongbing
  • Generalidades de las técnicas de muestreo poblacional de PAC
  • Programas de manejo integrado para el control de PAC

 Dr. Monique Rivera, UC ANR Cooperative Extension Specialist, Dept. of Entomology, UC Riverside
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Dr. Carlos Andres Antolinez, Entomology, UC Riverside
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Continuing Education Units:

  • California Dept. of Pesticide Regulations: 1.0 Other

Managing Asian Citrus Psyllid and Citrus Growth Using Particle Films

Thursday, July 15, 2021
11:00 AM-12:00 Noon (Pacific Time)
optional discussion period to 12:30 PM

Learn about the benefits and challenges of using particle films to manage Asian citrus psyllid and citrus physiological and growth response to particle films. Dr. Rivera and Dr. Vincent will address impacts on HLB dynamics, as well as effects of particle film treatments on canopy growth and yield during early establishment.

Dr. Monique Rivera, UC ANR Cooperative Extension Specialist, Dept. of Entomology, UC Riverside
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Dr. Christopher Vincent, Assistant Professor, Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida 
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Continuing Education:

  • California Dept. of Pesticide Regulations: 1.0 Other approved. Course code M-0663-21
  • Texas Dept. of Agriculture Pesticide Education: 1.0 IPM approved. Course # 0862188
  • Florida Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services: 1.0