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Seminar: Citrus blight, leprosis, Diaprepes and nematode management

Seminar: Citrus blight, leprosis, Diaprepes and nematode management

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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

Citrus blight, leprosis, Diaprepes and nematode management

Date & time: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Location: UF-IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, Immokalee
Speakers: Dr. Larry Duncan and Dr. Ron Brlansky, UF-IFAS
Program Coordinator: Dr. Mongi Zekri, UF-IFAS
Program Sponsor: Joe Mitchell with BASF

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

Agenda

——10:00 AM – 10:55 AM
1.Diaprepes and nematodes
(Root weevils, nematodes, background, fumigation, cultural practices, sanitation, cultural management, chemical management)
Dr. Larry Duncan, UF-IFAS

10:55 AM – 11:05 AM Break

——11:05 AM – 12:00 Noon
2.Citrus blight and leprosis
(transmission, symptoms, distribution, host range, causal agent, diagnosis)
Dr. Ron Brlansky, UF-IFAS