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Pest and Disease Management

Instructor: Ethan Grundberg, Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Team

This workshop will start with an overview of the basics of plant pests and diseases. Ethan will discuss bacterial, fungal, viral and abiotic diseases, and then will focus on insect pests. You will learn identification processes and will walk through some specific examples that are most common in fruit and vegetable production in the Hudson Valley. The second segment of the workshop consists of a field walk, during which we will scout for and identify pathogens, discuss how to use ID keys, and determine what to do once a pest has been identified.

CONTACT INFO

Dave Llewellyn

dllewellyn@glynwood.org

845-265-3338 ext. 117

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