Posted on April 20, 2017 by rhallberg
In fall 2016, the scale Nipponaclerda biwakoensis (Kuwana) (Hemiptera: Aclerdidae) was discovered attacking Phragmites (roseau cane) in Plaquemines Parish. The native range of this scale includes China and Japan. The objectives of the webinar will be to describe the problem, present current knowledge on the biology and ecology of the scale, and propose short and long term management options.
Presenters: Drs. Jim Cronin, Blake Wilson and Rodrigo Diaz
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Posted on February 27, 2013 by rhallberg
Starting May 2013, take your first steps toward getting a certificate or becoming LMA certified! A new three credit course will be offered starting May 2013 at the University of Florida (UF). The course is called “Landscape IPM: Ornamentals and Turf” and is course number IPM 4254. This course will be offered for UF credit and will be available for students that are enrolled at UF or for people outside UF that are interested in the material. UF will offer the course this summer (2013) and it will be available 100% online. You must have computer and Internet access to take this class. This course is for UF juniors and seniors and landscape and pest management supervisors and owners.
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