University of Maryland Extension

Invasive Insects and Diseases on Ornamental Plants

Tuesday, Mar. 25, 2014 (All day)
Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture, 1114 Shawan Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030
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Various speakers -see link below for complete schedule

Topics include:

Disease Updates: Downy mildew, trellis rust on ornamental pear, sudden oak death, brown rot on cherry trees

Best Methods to Treat Emerald Ash Borer

Boxwood Blight Update: What are we looking for in Maryland?

Asian Longhorned Borer Update

Rose Rosette Research: An overview of the rose rosette problem that has steadily increased especially over the last several years. Research project examining use of barrier plantings and evaluation of miticdes to control the vector mite.  

Rose Rosette –Disease Control Options: Based on research at University of Tennessee 

What is Going on With Japanese Cedar Longhorned Borer Spread in Maryland?  Learn about this invasive longhorned borer that has been moving southward and showing up damaging Leyland cypress, Arborvitae and Cryptomeria in Maryland              

Hands-on lab: Looking at insect and disease samples under dissecting microscopes

Suzanne Klick
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