All-day Soil Borne Disease Management Workshop March 20
Posted: February 20, 2012
Identification, Assessment and Management of Soilborne Plant Pathogens in Vegetable Production Systems
Dates: March 20, 2012
Time: 8:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Lehigh County Agricultural Center, Allentown, PA
Do you have problems with soil borne diseases or work with growers who do? Join us for this full day workshop on for growers, county extension educators, crop consultants and IPM practitioners. Topics covered include: plant pathogen biology and ecology, how to identify soil borne diseases in major vegetable crops, methods for assessing soil pathogens and crop loss and disease management options. Participants will receive a 3-ring binder of resources, lunch and a lot of new knowledge.
Beth Gugino – Penn State
George Abawi – Cornell University
Jim LaMondia – The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station