Identification & Management of Nematodes 8:00 - 11:30 am
Bruce Martin, Ph.D., Clemson University
Strategies to Control Multiple Insect Pest Species on Golf Courses 12:30 - 4 pm
Rick Brandenburg, Ph.D., NC State University
Hilton Garden Inn Charleston Airport
5265 International Boulevard
North Charleston, SC 29418
Identification & Management of Nematodes SC & NC Pesticide: 3.0 hrs.
This half-day seminar will cover in detail the major nematode pests of bermudagrass. The biology of nematodes, sampling strategies, how population levels of nematodes change over seasons, diagnosis of nematode problems, interpretation of thresholds, and management of nematodes culturally and chemically will be covered. Seminar participants will be able to distinguish nematode damage in turfgrass from that of other pests; identify which control measures have worked the best for nematode infestations; be able to interpret nematode soil sample assays and determine the relative importance of the different nematodes encountered.
Strategies to Control Multiple Insect Pest Species on Golf Courses SC & NC Pesticide: 3.0 hrs.
This half-day seminar will enable attendees to understand pest biology and ecology. Knowledge is the key to effective insect management, especially with today’s new insecticides. Attendees will be able to develop a sound IPM program, learn how to effectively control mole crickets, fire ants, white grubs and cutworms and discuss the various levels of control and cost
Each Seminar has been approved for .30 GCSAA Ed Points