2019 UCCE Annual Strawberry Production Research Meeting
Date: February 14, 2019
Time: 6:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Mark Bolda, 831-763-8040
Sponsor: Santa Cruz County
2019 Annual Strawberry Production Research Meeting
February 14, 2019
Watsonville Elk’s Lodge, 121 Martinelli Street
6:45-7:15 Registration and Sign In. No Fee.
7:15-7:40 Laws and Regulations Update, 2019
Juan Hidalgo, Office of the Santa Cruz County Agriculture Commissioner
7:40 – 8:05 Optimization of Strawberry Production in Fusarium Infested Soil: Part 1
Mark Bolda, UCCE, Santa Cruz County
8:05 – 8:30 Optimization of Strawberry Production in Fusarium Infested Soil: Part 2
Joji Muramoto, UCSC
8:30 – 8:40 Introducing Our New Small Fruits Plant Pathologist – Akif Eskalen
Akif Eskalen, UC Davis
8:40-9:05 Soilborne Pest and Weed Management in Southern California Strawberry
Oleg Daugovish, UCCE Ventura County
Tom Gordon, UC Davis
9:55-10:20 The Survival of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. fragariae Through Soil Fumigation.
Peter Henry, UC Davis
10:20-10:35 UC Strawberry Breeding Program
Mitchell Feldman, UC Davis
10:35-11:00 Novel Methods for Management of Lygus Bugs in Strawberry
Alejandro del Pozo, UCCE Monterey County
11:00-11:25 Field evaluation of host resistance to Macrophomina crown rot, Vertillicum wilt & Fusarium wilt in cultivars and elite breeding lines
Gerald Holmes, CalPoly Strawberry Sustainability Center
11:25-11:55 Strawberry Commission Research Update
Mercy Olmstead, California Strawberry Commission
Noon Conclusion of meeting
A catered breakfast will be available for participants in the meeting.
For more information, contact Mark Bolda (831)-763-8040; 1430 Freedom Blvd. Ste E, Watsonville, CA, 95076
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