Sacramento River District Pear Research Meeting Feb. 6, Walnut Grove

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 • Walnut Grove, CA

Past Event:

Sacramento River District Pear Research Meeting Feb. 6, Walnut Grove

Walnut Grove Library Meeting Room, 14177 N. Market St., Walnut Grove, Calif., 95690.

(Same building as Ag. Commissioner Office in Walnut Grove)

(a wheelchair accessible facility)

Schedule (8 a.m. - 2 p.m.)

8:00 Refreshments

8:25 Welcome and announcements

8:30 Evaluation of new bactericides for control of fire blight

Jim Adaskaveg – UC Riverside

8:50 1. Identification of pear scab resistance; 2. Identification and control of pear canker diseases in California

Doug Gubler, UC Davis Plant Pathology Dept.

9:30 Maintaining the UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines for Pears

Tunyalee Martin, UC Integrated Pest Management Program

9:45 Optimizing puffers for control of codling moth: Reducing program costs without loss of efficacy

Steve Welter, San Diego State University

10:05 Break

10:25 Integrated floor management in North Coast pear orchards

John Roncoroni – UCCE North Coast

10:45 Evaluation of potential components of a fire blight IPM program; Evaluation of potential new size-controlling rootstocks for European pears

Rachel Elkins – UCCE Lake & Mendocino Counties

11:25 Improved media for micropropagation of dwarfing pear rootstocks

Rachel Elkins (for Barbara Reed – USDA/ARS National Clonal Germplasm Repository, Corvallis, Ore.)

11:45 Dealing with on-farm food safety requirements and regulations

Trevor Suslow, UC Davis Center for Produce Safety

12:05 Lunch

1:00 Optimizing fertilizer practices based on seasonal demand and supply – Final project summary

Kitren Glozer – UC Davis

1:20 Growing the California pear sustainability story: Program implementation

Cliff Ohmart – SureHarvest

1:40 Mapping of pear fruit locations using remote sensing technology

Stavros Vougioukas – UC Davis Biological & Agricultural Engineering

2:00 Adjourn

Units applied for: 3.6 hours Calif. Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) and 2.5 hours Dept. Pesticide Regulation (DPR) units

Sponsor: UCCE Sacramento, Calif. Pear Advisory Board, and the Pear Pest Mgmt. Research Fund

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Walnut Grove Library Meeting Room

Walnut Grove, California
United States

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