Homeowners in the High Plains — indeed anywhere in Texas — will have the opportunity to learn more about caring for their trees, ornamental plants and other landscape plants during a five-day online Texas High Plains Horticulture Program
Feb. 1 – 3-6:30 p.m.
– Plant Diseases – Introduction to General Understanding – Obasa
– Common Tree Problems and Solutions on the Texas High Plains – Dave Appel, Ph.D., tree pathologist, Bryan-College Station
Feb. 2 – 3-6:30 p.m.
– Diagnosis and Remediation of Turfgrass Diseases in the Texas Panhandle – Young-Ki Jo, Ph.D., turfgrass pathologist, Bryan-College Station.
– Nematodes in Your Garden: The Good and The Bad – Cecilia Monclova-Santana, Ph.D., plant pathologist, Lubbock
Feb. 3 – 3-7 p.m.
– Love Your Lawn Again – Chrissie Segars, Ph.D., turfgrass agronomist, Dallas
– Pesticide Toxicity and “Less Toxic” Pesticides – Pat Porter, Ph.D., entomologist, Lubbock
Feb. 4 – 3-6:30 p.m.
– Major Viruses Infecting Fruit and Vegetable Crops in Texas and Their Management – Olufemi Alabi, Ph.D., plant virologist, Weslaco.
– Bad Plant Health – How to Recognize Problems in the Landscape – Kevin Ong, Ph.D., plant pathologist and director of the Texas Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, Bryan-College Station
Feb. 5 – 3-6 p.m.
– Soil Fertility for Texas Panhandle Gardeners – Jourdan Bell, Ph.D., agronomist, Amarillo
– Weed and Fertilizer Management for Residential Areas – Kevin Heflin, Ph.D., program specialist-agronomy, Amarillo
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