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Strawberry: Lygus Bug IPM Seminar April 18, Watsonville

Thursday, April 18, 2013 • Watsonville, CA

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Strawberry: Lygus Bug IPM Seminar April 18, Watsonville

Thursday, April 18

8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

UC Cooperative Extension Auditorium, 1432 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA

8:30 Biology and host use of lygus bug in the Central Coast; Dr. Shimat Joseph, IPM Entomology Advisor, Salinas, CA

9 Sampling and cultural controls for lygus bug management in strawberry
production; Dr. Hillary Thomas, California Strawberry Commission, Watsonville, CA

9:30 Biological options for lygus bug control; Dr. Surendra Dara, Farm Advisor, UCCE, San Luis Obispo, CA

10:00 Break

10:15 Chemical management for lygus bug; Mark Bolda, Farm Advisor, UCCE, Watsonville, CA

10:45 All about lygus bug management in strawberry production; Dr. Frank Zalom, Extension Entomology Specialist, Davis, CA

11:15 Conclusion and remarks

For more information call Shimat Joseph (831) 759-7359 or email: svjoseph@ucdavis.edu, 1432 Abbott Street, Salinas, CA, 95076.

Continuing education credits will be applied for. Please call ahead for arrangements of special needs; every effort will be made to accommodate full participation. Spanish translation will be available.

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UC Cooperative Extension Auditorium

Watsonville, California
United States

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