Disclosure: Public Service Announcement
From UC Davis, this is a reminder about the upcoming Current Issues in Vineyard Health course, offered by UC Davis Extension scheduled. It will be held on Tuesday, December 5. The course is lead by Dr. Deborah Golino, Director of Foundation Plant Services, and UC Cooperative Extension specialist in the Department of Plant Pathology, at UC Davis. Guest speakers, chosen for their involvement in developing solutions to the problems associated with grape pests and diseases, provide the latest management information on current topics. Please see the course agenda attached.
As a Public Service Announcement, I have copied their Email and Registration Page, for anyone interested, or who might need a reminder and, or a link for registration.
Current Issues in Vineyard Health
Date: Tuesday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, December 5
Location: UC Davis Conference Center 550 Alumni Lane, Davis CA 95616
Fees: $210.00 Includes lunch and course materials.
Guest instructors, chosen for their involvement in developing solutions to the problems associated with grape pests and diseases, provide the latest management information on current topics, including:
- Breeding grapevines for Pierce’s Disease resistance
- Controlling grape fungal disease such as powdery mildew and Botrytis bunch rot diseases
- The grape grower’s role in managing exotic pests and diseases
- Mealybugs and grapevine leafroll viruses
Lectures are provided by a talented group of speakers comprised of UC faculty, departmental experts and UC farm advisers who cover:
- The biology and control of mealybugs in California
- The dangers of spreading mealybugs in pomace and prevention of the disease
- Damage reduction in the vineyards
Deborah Golino, Ph.D., is director of Foundation Plant Services and is a UC Cooperative Extension specialist in the Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis. Her research focuses on the study of grapevine viruses, virus-like diseases and the reduction of the damage they cause.
Tue., 9:00am to 4:00pm, Dec 05
UC Davis Conference Center 550 Alumni Lane, Davis CA 95616
$210.00 Includes course materials and lunch.
CAAA Member Discount: Current members of the Cal Aggie Alumni Association and other UC alumni associations receive $50 off the course fee. If you don’t have your association discount code contact UC Davis Extension Student Services at (800) 752-0881.