Controlling pests in citrus is the purpose of a Citrus Roundtable event on Sept. 27 at the Lindcove Research and Extension Center (LREC), Exeter, Calif.
The program includes:
10:00 - Citrus pest control year in review - discussion of the highlights in pest control in 2007;
11:00 - Old challenges/possible new solutions - pesticide resistance, proper spray application, new pesticides;
Noon – Lunch; and
12:30 - New challenges - Peelminer, leafminer, and other exotic pests.
Presenters will include Sylvie Robillard, Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell, and Andrea Gjerde. The Association of Applied IPM Ecologists is the program sponsor.
The cost is $25 including lunch. The seminar will conclude at 2:30 p.m.
Those interested can pre-register by: calling (559) 730-8690; send an e-mail to Sylvie@gordenag.com; or by mail to Sylvie Robillard, P.O. Box 44161, Lemon Cove, Calif., 93244.
The roundtable will be held in the LREC conference center, 22963 Carson Ave., Exeter, Calif., 93221.