University of Florida

2012 Florida Citrus Growers' Institute

 

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Program Agenda

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

8:00 AM - Registration

8:30 AM - Welcome and Introductions
Mr. Gary England, CES, Tavares, FL

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8:40 AM - An Overview of the Current Citrus Research and Development Foundation Investments in Citrus Disease Research - Dr. Harold Browning, Chief Operating Officer, Citrus Research and Development Foundation, Inc., Lake Alfred, FL

Asian Citrus Psyllid Management
Moderator: Dr. Mongi Zekri, CES, LaBelle, FL

9:00 AM - Asian Citrus Psyllid IPM - Dr. Phil Stansly, SWFREC [PDF Presentation]

9:25 AM - Understanding the CHMA Maps - Mr. Greg Carlton, FDACS/DPI, Arcadia, FL
[PDF Presentation]

9:50 AM - Psyllid Management Strategies for CHMA's and Results to Date - Dr. Michael Rogers, CREC [PDF Presentation]

10:15 AM - Break

Moderator: Dr. Steve Futch, CES, Lake Alfred, FL

10:25 AM - Citrus Root Health Management - Dr. Jim Graham, CREC [PDF Presentation]

11:00 AM - Yes, Blight is Still Around - Dr. Ron Brlansky, CREC [PDF Presentation]

11:25 AM - Detection and Management of Citrus Black Spot - Dr. Megan Dewdney, CREC
[PDF Presentation]

11:50 PM - Citrus Canker - What Went Wrong Last Season - Dr. Pam Roberts, SWFREC
[PDF Presentation] ( Video Not Available)

12:15 PM - Lunch

Production Systems & Economics of Managing HLB
Moderator: Mr. Tim Gaver, CES, Ft. Pierce, FL

1:30 PM - Successful HLB Management in a High Infection Grove in China - Dr. Chunxian Chen, CREC [PDF Presentation]

2:20 PM - To Reset or Not to Reset, That is the Question - Mr. Ron Muraro, CREC, Mr. Larry Black, Peace River Packing, Ft. Meade, FL, Mr. Darrell McCollough, Smoak Groves, Lake Placid, FL, and Mr. Tom Kirscher, CPI, Immokalee, FL

2:50 PM - Large Scale HLB Management in Brazil - Dr. Fernando E. A. Tersi, Citrus Farms Director, Citrosuco, Sao Paulo, Brazil (PDF Presentation & Video Not Available)

3:20 PM - Promising Research Findings in Horticultural Practices for HLB Management - Dr. Robert Rouse, SWFREC [PDF Presentation]

3:45 PM - Adjourn

CES: County Extension Service

CREC: Citrus Research & Education Center, Lake Alfred, FL

FDACS/DPI: Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services/Division of Plant Industry

SWFREC: Southwest Florida Research & Education Center, Immokalee, FL

UF/IFAS: University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

USDA/ARS: United States Department of Agriculture/ Agricultural Research Service