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Guava and Papaya Pests Workshop

Jeff Wasielewski

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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This workshop will cover the pests that affect guavas and papayas, as well as give information on general guava and papaya tree care. 

There will also be an opportunity at the end of the workshop to get insects identified by the scientists of the TREC University of Florida Entomology Lab.

2.5 CEUs will be awarded for private applicator or ag tree crop.

Registration is $12 and includes breakfast.  

 

Schedule

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM                   Check in and breakfast

9:30 AM to 9:35 AM                   Welcome and introduction, Jeff Wasielewski, Commercial Tropical Fruit Crops Extension Agent, Miami-Dade County and the University of Florida

9:40 AM to 9:45 AM                   Updates on the Tropical Research and Education Center,
Dr. Christine Waddill, Director, TREC, University of Florida

9:40 AM to 10:00 AM                 Basic growing techniques for papaya and guava trees,
Jeff Wasielewski, Tropical Fruit Agent, University of Florida and Miami-Dade County

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM               Insects affecting guava and papaya, Dr. Jorge Peña, Tropical Fruit Entomologist, TREC, University of Florida

11:30 AM to 11:40 AM               GMO Papaya Research Update, Dr. Jonathan H. Crane,
Tropical Fruit Specialist, TREC, University of Florida

11:40 AM to 12:00 PM               Hands-on insect ID, the scientists of the TREC University of Florida Entomology Lab

 

Have questions about Guava and Papaya Pests Workshop? Contact Jeff Wasielewski

When & Where


Miami-Dade Extension Office
18710 Southwest 288th Street
Homestead, FL 33030

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

Jeff Wasielewski

Tropical Fruit Crops Extension Agent, Miami-Dade County, IFAS

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