Powdery mildew can be hard to control - that's why prevention is key. Learn about proactive measures you can take in the greenhouse and how to manage the disease when present.
About the speaker: Jean Williams-Woodward, PhD, is an associate professor and extension plant pathologist at the University of Georgia. She specializes in diseases of ornamental plants in commercial greenhouse nurseries and landscapes. Her work also covers forestry, Christmas trees and forage legumes. Working with the UGA Plant Disease Clinic in Athens, she develops recommendations for disease management in the commercial ornamental and forestry sectors.
About the moderator: Sarah Jandricic, PhD, is the greenhouse floriculture IPM specialist for the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. Sarah has over 18 years of experience in greenhouse integrated pest management, including extensive research experience in Canada, New York State and North Carolina, and two years at a greenhouse IPM consulting company. Responsible for both IPM of insects and plant diseases, she has published numerous trade articles and runs a variety of grower workshops related to biological control of greenhouse pests.
Be sure to sign up for other webinars in this Let's Talk Disease series for ornamentals:
- March 14: Cultural controls for managing and preventing disease
- March 20: Fusarium basics
- April 2: Disease diagnostics for ornamentals
- April 23: Grappling with cut flower diseases