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Shot Hole Borer Seminars to be Held in Temecula and Ventura

Posted: January 3, 2017

CAPCA Ed will host a “SHB Road Show” seminar in both Temecula and Ventura. California avocado growers are encouraged to attend and learn more about managing this pest-disease complex from some of the most respected researchers in the industry. The following topics will be covered at the seminar:

  • Update on the invasive shot hole borers (SHB) in Southern California — Richard Stouthamer, UC Riverside
  • Studies on SHB and Fusarium Dieback disease in Southern California — Akif Eskalen, UC Riverside
  • Pesticide studies for the control of invasive SHB in avocado — Frank Byrne, UC Riverside
  • Control strategies for the invasive SHB in avocado and other host species — Tim Paine, UC Riverside
  • Update on urban landscape management of invasive SHB — John Kabashima, UC Cooperative Extension, Emeritus

The seminars will be held at the following locations:

January 25, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Museum of Ventura County
100 E. Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001

January 26, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

City of Temecula Conference Center
41000 Main Street
Temecula, CA 92590

The cost for the seminar is $50 for members and non-members and $15 for students. The deadline for registration is January 12, 2017.  For more information or to register online, visit the Temecula event listing, the Ventura event listing or contact Ariana Zamora at 805.704.3255 or ariana@capca.com.