Ornamental disease webinar series launches

February 25, 2019
Written by Greta Chiu
A new disease webinar series has launched, inviting experts from south of the border to weigh in on ornamental disease issues in the greenhouse.

Organized by Dr. Sarah Jandricic, greenhouse floriculture IPM specialist at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), and supported by Greenhouse Canada magazine, the webinar series targets key disease challenges in greenhouse ornamental production.

March 14 - Cultural controls for managing and preventing disease
Speaker: Dr. John Lea-Cox, University of Maryland

March 20 – Fusarium Basics
Speaker: Dr. Ann Chase, Chase Agricultural Consulting

April 2 – Disease diagnostics for ornamentals
Speaker: Dr. Karen Rane, University of Maryland

April 9 – Ways to outsmart powdery mildew
Speaker: Dr. Jean Williams-Woodward, University of Georgia

April 23 – Grappling with cut flower diseases
Speaker: Dr. Janna Beckerman, Purdue University

All webinars run from 2pm to 3pm, with an interactive question-and-answer period at the end. Discussions will be moderated by Dr. Sarah Jandricic or fellow greenhouse ornamental expert, Dr. Chevonne Carlow, greenhouse floriculture specialist at OMAFRA.

Register now by clicking on each of the titles above.


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