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Greenhouse Integrated Pest Management | Dr. Ryan Gott

Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Botany Hall at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

This course will begin by covering the essential steps and the benefits of integrated pest management (IPM), followed by an activity on IPM and threshold determination (1 hour, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.).

The course will then cover common greenhouse pest insect identification and control options, followed by an activity on recognizing signs and symptoms of insect pests (1 hour, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.).

This course will be taught by Dr. Ryan Gott, an entomologist and the IPM Specialist at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

Course fee is $30. This course has been approved for 4 Core (00) credits and 4 Demonstration and Research credits (Category 18).

This course is also open to the public.