Potential Pests and Avocado Diseases Video Presentations Available
On December 9th, 2013, Dr. Jonathan Crane, Professor of Horticulture from the University of Florida’s Tropical Research and Education Center, and Drs. Mark Hoddle and Akif Eskalen from UC Riverside presented information concerning the potential threats posed to California avocado groves by new pests and diseases. The researchers discussed laurel wilt disease, fusarium dieback disease, the polyphagous shot hole borer, the Florida redbay ambrosia beetle and other exotic pests. Videos of the three presentations are available below.