CSI for Invasive Insects: Honing Your Diagnostic Skills- Presented on Zoom
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Wednesday, July 7th, 2021 - 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PST
Plants are injured by insects as they feed, make homes, and lay eggs on and in plants. Often this injury damages the leaves, stems, and roots of plants. In many cases the perpetrator of this injury will not be present on the plant when you arrive. Only symptoms or signs may remain. Like a crime scene investigator you can use these clues to help identify the perpetrator. Accurate identification will enable you to design the right strategy for managing the pest in the timeliest and most efficacious way. Case studies of chewers, suckers, gall makers, leaf miners, and borers will focus on biology and management of several key pests.
Mike Raupp is Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland and a Fellow of the Entomological Society of America. A regular guest on NPR, Mike has appeared on all major television networks with luminaries including Jay Leno, Hoda Kotb, Chris Cuomo, and Dr. Oz. His “Bug of the Week” website, www.bugoftheweek.com and Youtube channel www.youtube.com/user/BugOfTheWeek demystify insect behavior and natural history to tens of thousands of viewers weekly in more than 200 countries around the world. His most recent book “26 Things that Bug Me” introduces youngsters to the wonders of insects and natural history while “Managing Insect and Mites on Woody Landscape Plants” is a standard for the arboricultural industry.
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