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Integrated Pest Management Field Day: Focus on Diagnosis 1999

Project Leaders: Brian Eshenaur, Elizabeth Berkeley

Location: Monroe County

Collaborators:

Monroe Horticulture Staff, Jerry Bond Nancy Schewenzer. Genesse Fingerlakes Landscape and Nursery Association, Russ Welser Ontario County Extension, Other Extension offices in this region as available, Staff from the New York State IPM Program, Cornell based faculty and staff.

Objectives:

The objective of this project is to promote integrated pest control strategies to individuals responsible for Landscape and turfgrass maintenance. This program will be promoted both to individuals working in the public and private sector. Since accurate diagnosis is the first step in IPM, improving the diagnostic skills and scouting in the landscape situations will be key objectives of this project. Resource handouts from this program to allow participant to have a reference for pest problems. In addition a familiarity with the diagnostic process and the availability of assistance through diagnostic labs will be created.