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2023 Pest Management Meeting


Meeting Agenda:

12:50    Introductions 
1:00      Evaluating Weed Abatement Response to the Emergence of INSV in the Salinas Valley
             Hannah Wallis, Agricultural Commissioner, Monterey County
1:30      Physical and Chemical Weed Control in Lettuce, Onion and Spinach
             Steve Fennimore, Extension Vegetable Weed Specialist, UC Davis
2:00      Vegetable IPM Research Update
             Ian Grettenberger, Extension Entomology Specialist, UC Davis
             Addie Abrams, Post Graduate Researcher, UC Davis
2:30      2023 Pythium Wilt of Lettuce Overview
             JP Dundore-Arias, Plant Pathology Professor, CSU, Monterey Bay

3:00      Break; Optional: survey on research needs related to biologicals and biopesticides
3:10    Fusarium Wilt of Lettuce and Possible Interactions with Other Diseases
             Alex Putman, Plant Pathology Extension Specialist, UC Riverside

3:40     Lettuce Breeding for INSV Resistance
             Kelley Richardson, Research Geneticist, USDA-ARS, Salinas
4:10      Lettuce Fusarium Wilt
             Santosh Nayak, Postdoctoral Researcher, USDA-ARS, Salinas
4:40      2023 Update on Thrips and INSV
             Daniel Hasegawa, Research Entomologist, USDA-ARS, Salinas



2023 Pest Management Meeting

NEW DATE: Tuesday, December 5

Time: 12:50 p.m. to 5:10 p.m

Location: Agricultural Center Meeting Room, 1432 Abbott Street, Salinas, CA

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