“The Hassle with Tropicals” – March sixteenth – ONfloriculture

The latest increase in tropical plant manufacturing over the previous few years means growers are encountering completely different and tougher pests in greenhouses. Please be part of me and Judy Colley (Organic Technical Rep for Plant Merchandise) for an upcoming webinar with Michigan State College Extension, the place we discuss tips on how to handle the “traditional suspects” on numerous tropicals, in addition to among the extra distinctive issues!

Maintain studying for extra data on registration.

Webinar Particulars:

Injury on tropical vegetation from uncommon thrips species will probably be one of many matters lined within the webinar.


Dr. Sarah Jandricic (me!), Greenhouse Floriculture IPM Specialist for OMAFRA (Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Meals and Rural Affairs. Sarah has been doing analysis in greenhouse floriculture entomology for over 20 years, and has been with OMAFRA since 2014. Her specialties are analysis and information switch on thrips, aphids, whitefly and rising pests within the trade.

Judy Colley (Organic Technical Rep for Plant Merchandise). Judy has labored with useful bugs for over 30 years and has Plant Merchandise as an IPM lead for 12 years. Her principal focus is the greenhouse floriculture trade with tropicals being a spotlight, but in addition seek the advice of with medicinal marijuana, greenhouse and subject strawberries.

When: Thursday March 16, 12-1pm

What: This speak will go over the most typical pests of tropical and foliage vegetation.  These will embrace whitefly, echinothrips, mealybug and scale bugs, as properly some new pest threats to be looking out for. Administration techniques will cowl each pesticides and efficient biocontrol methods which have labored for Canadian growers.

The place: Zoom – Register right here

For extra data, contact Heidi Lindberg at wollaege@msu.edu or 440-533-9200.

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