Webinar on Phytophthora in nurseries, April 28

A Systems Approach To Producing Healthy Container-Grown Plants

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

10-11 a.m. PDT

Native plant nurseries are becoming increasingly aware of the risk of harboring plant pathogens, especially Phytophthora species, that have the potential to threaten the health of ecosystems.  In this webinar you will learn how to apply a systems approach to analyze your nursery production system and identify potential contamination hazards. You will also learn best management practices that will allow you to take corrective action and help ensure the health of your plants. The presenter will be Jennifer Parke, Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University.

Please register here: http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=15277  

This webinar is sponsored by the Working Group on Phytophthoras in Native Habitats; the California Native Nursery Network; the University of California Cooperative Extension; and the USDA-Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station.

Questions may be directed to Janice Alexander (jalexander@ucanr.edu<mailto:jalexander@ucanr.edu>, 415-473-3041).

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