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Free chrysanthemum white rust webinars


June 25, 2010
By Dr. Erik Runkle MSU Associate Professor Horticulture

June 25, 2010 – A potential threat to mum production is
chrysanthemum white rust, which is a quarantine-significant pest.



June 25, 2010 – A potential threat to mum production is
chrysanthemum white rust, which is a quarantine-significant pest.

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To address how to avoid the pest and recognize symptoms, the
Society of American Florists and the American Nursery & Landscape
Association have partnered with Syngenta Flowers, Ball Horticultural Company,
and GroLink to offer free 30-minute webinars on chrysanthemum white rust.

The webinars will be offered at 10 a.m. EST on the following
dates: June 29, July 7, July 20, July 22, July 27 and August 3. In addition, a
webinar will be presented in Spanish on July 1. To register for one of these
sessions, visit www.safnow.org/pestsanddiseases . There is no cost to
participate.

For more information on this pathogen, read Mary Hausbeck’s
MSU Greenhouse Alert article posted in August 2008: White rust on mums:
Symptoms and management.


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