The Ohio State University GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

Integrated Disease and Insect Management

January 26-28, 2022

A virtual workshop from 9 am to 1 pm (ET) daily

Insects and plant diseases can be a challenge for growing ornamental and food crops in a controlled environment. This 3-day virtual workshop will address greenhouse production fundamentals for controlling these pests as well as the latest integrated pest management practices, including identifying outbreaks, applying pesticides, and controlling mites. Attendees will also learn about methods for controlling root zone diseases. For program details, go to https://fabe.osu.edu/greenhouse.

Cost is $60.00 per person.

For program and registration details, click here.

Agenda

Wednesday, January 26 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (ET)

Fundamentals

Controlled environment agriculture: An overview | Dr. Chieri Kubota, OSU
Perennial problems of annual plants: Identification & management | Dr. Francesca Hand, OSU
Important guidelines for developing a strong insect management program | Dr. Luis Canas, OSU
Best practices for effective and efficient pesticide application | Dr. Erdal Ozkan, OSU

Thursday, January 27 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (ET)

Integrated Approaches

Humidity management | Dr. Peter Ling, OSU
New spray technologies to benefit growers and the environment | Dr. Heping Zhu, USDA-ARS
New Advances for the Management of Mites in Controlled Environments | Dr. Luis Canas, OSU
Ornamental viral diseases: Overview, prevention, & management | Judit Monis, Ball Horticultural

Friday, January 28 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (ET)

Root Zone Diseases

Identification and biology of Pythium root rot and other diseases | Anna Testen, USDA-ARS

Research Updates:

Crazy Root Disease | Chris Taylor and/or Cecilia Chagas, OSU
Acidic hydroponics | Chieri Kubota, OSU
Surfactants | Josh Amrhein, OSU
Demonstration and Hands-on Training
Francesca Rotondo, OSU | Josh Amhrein, OSU | Anna Testen, USDA



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