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Shifts in the Abiotic and Biotic Environment of Cultivated Sunflower under Future Climate Change

Sunflower is a unique model species for assessing crop responses and adaptation to climate change. We provide an initial assessment of how climate change may influence the abiotic and biotic environment of cultivated sunflower across the world. We find...

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2/27/19
Forest Health and Biotechnology: Possibilities and Considerations

The American chestnut, whitebark pine, and several species of ash in the eastern United States are just a few of the North American tree species that have been functionally lost or are in jeopardy of being lost due to outbreaks of pathogens and insect...

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1/8/19
The Emerald Ash Borer: Strategies for Conserving Ash in the Urban Forest

This presentation will review research that provides scientific basis for EAB management and conservation of ash in urban environments. Results of multiyear insecticide trials with soil applied, trunk injected, and bark applied systemic insecticides...

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12/11/18
New Research, New Innovation in Botrytis Management

Botrytis is widely considered to be one of the costliest diseases in greenhouse ornamental production—and deservedly so, since it’s also known as a high-risk pathogen for its potential to develop fungicide resistance. It’s a challenge many growers...

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11/26/18
Guidelines for invasive species planning and management on islands

The purpose of this document is to assist anyone planning and programming the management of invasive species on islands, with the aim of reducing the negative impacts of invasives on islands’ rich and fragile natural heritage, communities and...

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11/15/18
Leaf Spots, Scorches, & Wilts Affecting Southeastern US Deciduous Trees

Foliage and vascular wilt diseases affecting deciduous trees in urban landscapes, including anthracnose, fungal leaf spots, bacterial leaf scorch, Verticillium wilt, and more will be covered with a focus on identification and management.

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10/31/18
Green-Wood Cemetery GIS Project

This is an example of how a historic landscape and public garden used GIS to map, track, and monitor tree health on their grounds. The presentation highlights how one might be able to use GIS at their public garden and some of the key features GIS...

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10/31/18
What You Need to Know about the Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly is a new invasive insect found in southeastern Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, and western New Jersey. It is a voracious insect that can feed on over 75 plants, including economically important crops like grapes, hops, apples, and...

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10/30/18
Planning and timing are critical for saving your urban ash forest from EAB

This webinar will give an update on the status of the emerald ash borer, EAB, as well as advances in treatment and management strategies.

The emerald ash borer (EAB, Agrilus planipennis) was first discovered in North America in 2002.  Since that...

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9/17/18
Plants for Planting Manual

The Plants for Planting Manual provides the background, procedures, and reference tables for regulating imported material of plants and vegetative parts that are for or capable of propagation, including buds, bulbs, corms, cuttings, layers, pollen,...

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4/25/18
An Update on New and Emerging Pests in the Pacific Northwest

Foresters and horticulturists should be aware of the risks of invasive species and should be updated on a regular basis regarding emerging pest threats. In the Pacific Northwest, many new potential threats to natural ...

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4/6/18
Pesticide Use in Forests

Dr. John L. Kough is a senior scientist in the Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Dr. Kough has been at EPA since 1990 and has worked in the biotechnology programs of the Office of Chemical...

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3/20/18
Tools for Staging and Managing Emerald Ash Borer in the Urban Forest

Advances in control can help municipal foresters save ash trees from emerald ash borer (EAB) [Agrilus planipennis (Fairmaire) in urban forests. Although ash trees of any size can be protected from this pest, cities often do not implement programs...

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2/14/18
The Future of the Profession of Plant Pathology

This webinar is a detailed analysis of recent data and trends in the field of plant pathology, presented by David Gadoury from the Department of Plant Pathology at Cornell University. 

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2/1/18
Emerald Ash Borer Information Network

The third webinar of the fall 2017 EAB University webinar series is underway!  You can find this falls webinars, recorded previous webinars going back to spring 2015, and the schedule for future webinars...

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10/9/17
Denver Botanic Gardens-Emerald Ash Borer Video

In collaboration with the band Flobots, Denver Botanic Gardens created a fun educational video on the impacts of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer. 

 

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10/9/17
IPSN Resources

The IPSN (International Plant Sentinel Network) has developed a number of resources to aid plant health/biosecurity activities in botanic gardens and arboreta. This includes providing guidance on...

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9/22/17
Teaching Tools-Native Plants & Ecosystem Services

Check out Michigan State University's Power Point presentations, webinars, and videos to learn about native plants, beneficial insects, and pollinators. These teaching tools...

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9/18/17
Habitat Planning for Beneficial Insects: Guidelines for Conservation Biological Control

The purpose of these guidelines is to provide recommendations to farmers, conservation districts, USDA Natural Resources Service (NRCS) field office staff, and other agricultural professionals, when designing and installing habitat features for...

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8/30/17

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