Tri-State Greenhouse IPM Workshop
Wednesday, January 15, 2003
Univ. of Vermont Entomology Research Laboratory, Burlington, VT
8:00 - 8:30 Registration & Coffee
8:30 - 8:45 Introductions and Welcome
8:45 - 10:00 On-site Disease Testing - The How-to and Why Bother
. Focus on testing for Tospovirus and Western Flower Thrips
Ethel Dutky & Stanton Gill, Univ. of MD & Cheryl Smith, UNH
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:45 pH Management for New Vegetative Material Using
the Pour-thru method and What to do if…
Joanne Lutz, MD & Tom Doubleday, Univ. of VT
11:45 - 12:45 Lunch
12:45 - 1:45 IPM for Herbs – Mites and Aphids Recognition,
Prevention & Remedies
Stanton Gill, Univ. of MD, Joanne Lutz, MD, Margaret Skinner, UVM
1:45 - 2:45 IPM for Herbs – Powdery Mildew, Botrytis &
Fusarium. Recognition, Prevention & Remedies
Ethel Dutky, Univ. of MD & Cheryl Smith, UNH
2:45 - 3:15 What Does a Professional Scout Do and How do they
Save Growers $$$? Could one be right for you?
Joanne Lutz, MD
3:15 - 3:30 Do Western Flower Thrips Survive Our Northern Winters?
Update of on-going research
Tom Doubleday, Univ. of VT
3:30 - 4:00 What Worked and What Didn’t This Year? Open Discussion
6 pesticide certification credits will be awarded to each workshop attendee.
Attendees can also receive 6 VT Assoc. of Professional Horticulturist credits.
For more information contact Dr. Margaret Skinner, 902-656-5440 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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