Slugs and Snails: Biology and Control March 13, San Marcos

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 • San Marcos, CA

Past Event:

Slugs and Snails: Biology and Control March 13, San Marcos

8 a.m. – Noon; San Marcos Community Center; 3 Civic Center Dr, San Marcos, Calif.

Registration fee: $ 50; At the door (if space allows): $60

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7:30 a.m. - Registration Coffee & Refreshments

8 - Why Slugs and Snails? Their Impact on Ag, Nursery, and Landscape Plants; Gary Bender, Ph.D., Cheryl Wilen, Ph.D., James Bethke, and David Shaw; UCCE Farm Advisors

8:20 - Slime Time: Intro to Slugs and Snails; Robin Rosetta, Oregon State University, North Willamette Research and Extension Center

9 - European Invaders: California’s Invasive Snails and Slugs and a Novel Approach to their Control; Dr. Rory McDonnell, Ph.D., Department of Entomology, U.C. Riverside

9:30 - Break

9:45 - Shipping Nursery Stock to States with Snail Restrictions‐What You Need to Know; Jim Wynn, San Diego County Department of Agriculture

10:45 - Winning the Shell Game: Amber Snail Management for Nurseries; Robin Rosetta, Oregon State University

11:15 - Integrated Pest Management (IPM) including Chemical and Biological Measures for Snail and Slug Control; Cheryl Wilen, Ph.D., IPM Advisor, UCCE and UC IPM

Noon - Adjourn

4.0 CEU Hours for PCA, QAC, QAL and Private Applicators have been applied for (Including 1 Hour of Laws and Regs)! For more information call 858-822-7711.

For more information or if you need assistance: 858‐822‐7872.

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San Marcos Community Center

San Marcos, California
United States

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