A Journey into the World of Pests

Registration Eligibility
Open to everyone attending the event.
Start Date
02/15/2018
End Date
02/15/2018
Description
The presentation will focus on arthropod pests and disease pathogens of woody ornamental plants and the diagnostic process of assessing these agents as the cause of plant symptoms. This will include videos, photos, and live diagnostic demonstrations of plant samples performed under a microscope (projected on screen) to provide a unique view of organisms and the damage they do to plant tissue. Relevant information including biology, life cycle and basic management will be discussed.
Location
Charlottesville, VA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
No
Hours
1.25
Learning Outcomes
1. Participants will gain knowledge of key arthropod pests and diseases of woody plants.

2. Participants will learn how to recognize symptoms associated with plant problems caused by biotic agents.

3. Participants will gain appreciation of the complexity associated with diagnosing plant problems.
Instructors
Ms. Lorraine Graney
Website Registration
Course Codes
Provider
Piedmont Landscape Association


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