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Seminar: Scouting and Managing Citrus Canker and Citrus Fungal Diseases

Seminar: Scouting and Managing Citrus Canker and Citrus Fungal Diseases

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Pre-registration is required. No registration fee and lunch is free Thanks to Doug Wilbanks with Syngenta. To reserve a seat, call 863 674 4092, or send an e-mail to Dr. Mongi Zekri at: maz@ufl.edu

All You Need to Know About Scouting and Managing Citrus Canker and Citrus Fungal Diseases
Date & time: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: UF-IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, Immokalee
Speakers: Dr. Megan Dewdney and Dr. Evan Johnson, UF-IFAS
Program Coordinator: Dr. Mongi Zekri, UF-IFAS
Program Sponsor: Doug Wilbanks with Syngenta

2 CEUs for pesticide license renewal
2 CEUs for certified crop advisors (CCAs)

Agenda

——10:00 AM – 10:55 AM
1.Scouting and managing melanose, greasy spot and citrus black spot
(Causal agent, disease cycle, cultural control, leaf litter, chemical control)
Dr. Megan Dewdney, UF-IFAS

10:55 AM – 11:05 AM Break

——11:05 AM – 12:00 Noon
2.Scouting and managing citrus canker and Phytophthora root rot, foot rot, and brown rot
(cultural practices, preventive control, sampling, timing for chemical control, chemical products)
Dr. Evan Johnson, UF-IFAS

——12:00 Noon – 12:15 PM
3.Syngenta Citrus Product Update
The New Insecticide (Minecto Pro)
Doug Wilbanks, Syngenta