Fuller Rose Beetle Field Day April 22, Exeter
Fuller Rose Beetle Field Day
Monday, April 22, 2013
Lindcove Research and Extension Center, 22963 Carson Ave., Exeter, Calif. 93221
Learn the details of the lifecycle and damage caused by the fuller rose beetle using the mobile teaching lab brought to a Lindcove orchard. The regulations regarding export of fruit with regard to FRB will be explained. Management strategies to reduce infestations and the ability of the beetle to climb trees and deposit eggs in fruit will be described.
Field demonstrations will include recognizing FRB leaf damage, pruning, and trunk sprays to limit FRB access to trees.
1:00 -1:20 p.m. - The biology of fuller rose beetle - Joseph Morse, Dept. of Entomology, UC Riverside.
1:20-1:40 p.m. - The regulatory issues facing the citrus industry with regard to fuller rose beetle - Jim Cranney, California Citrus Quality Council.
1:40-2:10 - Strategies for preventing fuller rose beetle from depositing eggs in citrus fruit - Joseph Morse.
2:10-3:00 - Demonstration of pruning and trunk sprays for protection of citrus fruit - Beth Grafton-Cardwell and Sara Scott, Dept. of Entomology, UC Riverside stationed at Lindcove.
No advance sign-up is needed for this session. Call (559) 592-2408, ext. 151 for more information.
Continuing education credits have been requested for this session.
22963 Carson Ave.
Exeter, California 93221