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Citrus Workshop: Scouting and Management of Citrus Insect Pests

Citrus Workshop: Scouting and Management of Citrus Insect Pests

Thursday, February 14, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Citrus Workshop – All You Need to Know About Scouting and Management of Citrus Insect Pests

Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019, Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Location: Immokalee IFAS Center
Program Coordinator: Mongi Zekri, UF-IFAS
Program Sponsor: Sam Monroe with Nichino

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

2 CEUs for Certified Crop Advisors (CCAs)
2 CEUs for Pesticide License Renewal
Agenda
——10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
1.Scouting and managing citrus pests and beneficials
Citrus leafminer and citrus psyllid: damage, symptoms, scouting, life cycle, management
Dr. Jawwad Qureshi, UF-IFAS

11:00 AM – 11:10 AM Break

——11:10 AM – 11:40 AM
2.Scouting and managing citrus rust mites (CRM)
Scouting methods and update on use of 435, 455 and 470 weight citrus oils for CRM control
Barry Kostyk, UF-IFAS

——11:40 AM – 12:00 Noon
3.Nichino Citrus Product Update as part of your pesticide resistance management program
Dr. Scott Croxton, Nichino