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Whitefly control meeting on Thursday at Vineland


June 11, 2013
By Dave Harrison

June 11, 2013, Vineland, Ont. — Here's a reminder that OMAFRA, in
conjunction with Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, University of
Guelph and Flowers Canada Ontario Inc., will be holding a meeting on
Thursday (June 13) to discuss options for whitefly control in
poinsettias for the coming season.

June 11, 2013, Vineland, Ont. — Here's a reminder that OMAFRA, in conjunction with Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, University of Guelph and Flowers Canada Ontario Inc., will be holding a meeting on Thursday (June 13) to discuss options for whitefly control in poinsettias for the coming season.

The meeting will be held at the Vineland Research Centre (Rittenhouse Hall) from 1:30 to 4 p.m.

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Discussions will include:

• A summary of last year's biocontrol issues – what went right and what went wrong.

• B and Q biotype whiteflies – results of last year's U of G monitoring project and what it means.

• The whitefly control project (on poinsettia cuttings) still in progress at Vineland, with results where they are available.

• Plans/recommendations for this year.

There is no cost to this event, but if you are planning to attend, could you please send an email to Graeme Murphy graeme.murphy@ontario.ca This will help with organizational details for the meeting.


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