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Oak Wilt: Detecting and Controlling a Lethal Disease, March 22, FLCC


Oak Wilt (flier, pdf)

Karen Lynn Snover-Clift– Cornell University, Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic, Director and NE Plant Diagnostic Network,

Jerry Carlson– Research Scientist and Chief, Forest Health Protection, Div. of Lands and Forests, NYSDEC


Workshop Agenda

9:00 – 9:10 Welcome

9:10 – 10:10  Introduction to the Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic. Oak Wilt biology, range, lab testing and sampling methods

10:10  – 10:40  Coffee break

10:40 – 11:40  Oak Wilt in New York State – Survey methods, intervention and mitigation strategies, quarantines, and emergency orders

11:40 – Noon  Q and A with presenters.

RSVP requested by Monday, March 20, to FLPRISM@gmail.com or 315-781-4385


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