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Vegetable Crop Pests You Need to Know

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Fairfield County Extension Center

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 (snow date February 17th) from 1-4 PM

Presented by Jude Boucher of UConn Extension and Joan Allen of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

Fairfield County Extension Center, 69 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, 06801

1. Alliums: onion thrips, onion maggots, purple blotch 2. Asparagus: Common and spotted asparagus beetles, Fusarium wilt, cutworms, rust 3. Basil: downy mildew, Japanese beetles 4. Brassica: Imported cabbage worm, diamondback moth, cabbage looper, cross-striped cabbageworm, black rot, cabbage maggots, flea beetles, Alternaria leaf spot, cabbage aphids 5. Chenopods: Cercospora leaf spot, flea beetles, leafminers 6. Cucurbits: powdery and downy mildew, black rot, Plectosporium, Phytophthora blight, striped cucumber beetles/bacterial wilt, squash vine borer, squash bug 7. Legumes: potato leaf hopper, cutworms, seedcorn maggots, Damping-off, white mold, rust, Mexican bean beetle, caterpillars (CEW, CL, ECB), Anthracnose, Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) 8. Lettuce: aphids, slugs, wirestem, tarnished plant bug 9. Solanaceous: early and late blight, Septoria leaf spot, Anthracnose ripe rot, bacterial canker, Phytophthora Blight, bacterial leaf spot, Colorado potato beetle, potato and green peach aphids, flea beetles, Verticillium wilt, BMSB, two-spotted spider mites, tomato/tobacco hornworm 10. Sweet corn: corn earworm, fall armyworm, European corn borer, Northern corn leaf blight, BMSB 11. Umbelliferae: Alternaria leaf spot, carrot weevil, tarnish plant bug

Commercial vegetable crop growers may receive 3 Pesticide Credits

Pre-registration is suggested. To register call 203-297-2249 or visit Registration fee of $20 to be paid at the door by check or cash.



Extension (primary), College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Office of Public Engagement, UConn Master Calendar

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