Past webinars - pests of vegetables
Pests of vegetables
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Downy Mildew of Vegetables by Dr. Alexander Putman (May 11, 2022)
- Dr. Alexander Putman discussed downy mildew in lettuce, onion, spinach, and other smaller crops. The influence of weather and environmental conditions on disease development and fungicides were discussed.
Considerations in Management of Vegetable Crops Viruses by Thomas Turini (April 6, 2022)
- Thomas Turini discussed vegetable crops diseases caused by viruses in the Central San Joaquin Valley with a focus on recent changes in virus incidence and management options. Viruses transmitted by Western flower thrips, beet leafhopper, silverleaf whitefly, and aphids were discussed.
Disease Management in Processing Tomato by Dr. Brenna J. Aegerter (February 23, 2022)
- Dr. Brenna J. Aegerter discussed powdery mildew, black mold, fruit rot, and various soilborne diseases in processing tomatoes. She described symptoms, factors that contribute to their development, and management options.
Using Vegetable as Case Study for Implementing IPM by Dr. Alejandro Del-Pozo Valdivia (November 9, 2020)
- Dr. Alejandro Del-Pozo discussed the most important pests of lettuce and cole crops in California's central coast, area-wide monitoring of pests in the Salinas Valley, components of the IPM program in lettuce, use of conservational and augmentative biological control, alternatives to pyrethroids and neonicotinoids, components of the IPM program in cole crops, cultural control, mating disruption, insecticide resistance, and chemical control.