What Are the UC Ag Experts Talking About?
|UC Ag Expert talks about Fuller rose beetle||1/23/2019|
|UC Ag Expert talks about management of plant-parasitic nematodes in citrus orchards||2/21/2019|
What is involved in the webinars?
A series of 1 hour webinars, designed for growers and Pest Control Advisors, will highlight various pest management and horticultural topics for citrus and avocados. During each session, a UC Expert on the subject will make a presentation and entertain write-in questions via chat during and/or after the presentation. As we develop this program, we may expand to other crops.
Topics: pests and diseases of citrus, avocado and other crops
What are the topics and how do I register?
Fuller rose beetle - January 23, 2019 from 3-4 pm
Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell, citrus IPM specialist and research entomologist, will discuss it's lifecycle, damage to citrus, monitoring, methods of control and export issues associated with Fuller rose beetle. There is no fee and 1 DPR CE unit (other) and 1 CCA CE unit (IPM) for attendees of this webinar.
Management of plant-parasitic nematodes in citrus orchards - February 21, 2019 from 3-4 pm
Dr. Ole Becker, cooperative extension specialist & nematologist at UC Riverside, will discuss plant-parasitic nematodes in citrus, their biology, symptoms, and management, including soil & root sampling, interpretation of analysis results, and rootstock selection. One DPR CE unit (other) and one CCA CE unit (IPM) are pending.
Register in advance for the webinars by clicking on the event links above.
Are there Continuing Education units?
When the subject discusses pest or disease management, continuing education units will be requested from DPR (1 unit per session). Participants will pre-register, participate in the webinar and be awarded the unit. The sessions will be recorded and hosted on this web site for future study. However, continuing education units will be awarded only to the participants who attend the live version of the webinar.
Who is involved?
This webinar series is brought to you by Ben Faber (UC ANR Ventura Advisor) and Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell (Depart of Entomology UC Riverside Extension Specialist) with the technical support of Petr Kosina (UC IPM Contect Development Supervisor) and Cheryl Reynolds (UC IPM Interactive Learning Developer).