Biology, Ecology, and Management of Laurel Wilt in the Southeastern U.S.

This webinar will discuss biology, ecology, and management of laurel wilt, a disease caused by the fungus Raffaelea lauricola) and disseminated by the redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus). The webinar is being put on by the Southern Regional Extension Forestry.

This webinar is designed to help woodland owners, foresters, researchers, and concerned citizens to learn how to identify laurel wilt disease in the forest and residential landscape.  This disease impacts several woody plant species, mostly in the Family Lauraceae.  In addition, the webinar will describe the disease biology, susceptible hosts and current management options. Click for more information.

Join the webinar:


Feb 4, 2016 1:00 pm US/Eastern

Length: 01:00   (hh:mm)

Pre-registration not required.


  • Marc Hughes, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida


  • International Society of Arboriculture – 1 hour NA Credit   [credits applied for]
  • Texas Dept of Ag – Pesticide Safety Continuing Ed – 1 hour IPM Credit   [credits applied for]
  • Society of American Foresters – 1 hour Category 1 Credit   [credits applied for]

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