NC State Extension

2010

Plants, Pests and Pathogens

Recordings

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

10:05 a.m.

Regional Update: Coastal Plains:
Mike Wilder
Nash County

Mike Wilder

Mike Wilder

10:10 a.m.

Regional Update: Piedmont:
Al Cooke
Chatham County

Al Cook

Al Cook

10:15 a.m.

Regional Update: Mountain/Foothills
Eric Caldwell
Transylvania County

10:20 a.m.

Featured Speaker:
Famous Insects
Steve Bambara
Extension Specialist Entomology

Steve Bambara

Steve Bambara

11:00

Entomology
David Stephan
NC State Plant Disease and Insect Clinic
Insect identification specialist

 Boxwood mite (Eurytetranychus buxi)
 Boxwood leafminer (Monarthropalpus flavus)
 Scales
 Pine oystershell scale (Lepidosaphes pini)
 Tea scale (Fiorinia theae)
 Townsend scale (Abgrallaspis townsendi)
 Peony scale (Pseudaonidia paeoniae)
 Cottony soft scales (Pulvinaria spp.)
 Vegetable weevil (Listroderes difficilis)
 Tent caterpillars (Malacosoma spp.)
 Cynipid gall wasp (Bassettia pallida)
 Winter stoneflies (Plecoptera)

David Stephan

David Stephan

11:30

Current Issues in Weeds
Beach Vitex

11:35

Current Issues in Plant Pathology Mike Munster
Plant Disease & Insect Clinic
Plant pathologist, diagnostician
commercial ornamentals
(nurseries & greenhouses)

 Sampling tips – woody ornamentals
 Dogwood diseases
 Spot anthracnose of dogwood (Elsinoë corni)
 Dogwood anthracnose (Discula destructiva)
 A Primer on Rose Diseases
 Crown gall (Agrobacterium tumefaciens)
 Canker diseases of rose
 Black spot (Diplocarpon rosae = Marssonina rosae)
 Rose mosaic (virus complex)
 Rose rosette (virus)

Mike Munster

Mike Munster

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

10:05 a.m.

Regional Update: Coastal Plains:
Danny Lauderdale
Pitt County

Danny Lauderdale

Danny Lauderdale

10:10 a.m.

Regional Update: Piedmont:

Stephanie Romelczyk
Lee County

10:15 a.m.

Regional Update: Mountain/Foothills:
Terry Garwood
Surry County

10:20 a.m.

Featured Speaker:
Pesticide Safety
Wayne Buhler
Extension Specialist,
NC State Dept.
Horticultural Science
Statewide coordinator of the Pesticide Safety Education Program and Director of the Southern Region Pesticide Safety Education Center.

Wayne Buhler

Wayne Buhler

11:00

Current Issues in Entomology
David Stephan
Plant Disease & Insect Clinic
Insect identification specialist

Vertebrate Pests 

 Yellow-bellied sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)
 Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
 Pine vole (Microtus (=Pitimys) pinetorum)
 Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix)
 Special presentation on plant parasitic nematodes by Dr. Weimin Ye

David Stephan

David Stephan

11:30

Current Issues in Plant Pathology
Nematodes
Weimin Ye
Section Chief, Nematode Assay
NC Dept. Ag & Consumer Service
Agronomic Division

11:45

Current Issues in Plant Pathology

Mike Munster
Plant Disease & Insect Clinic
Plant pathologist, diagnostician commercial ornamentals
(nurseries and greenhouses)

 Pine wilt (pine wood) nematode (Bursaphelenchus xylophilus)
 Advice on buying transplants
 Gymnosporangium rusts
 Cedar-apple rust (G. juniperi-virginianae)
 Quince rust (G. clavipes)
 Japanese apple rust (G. yamadae) – recently introduced

Mike Munster

Mike Munster

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

10:05 a.m.

Regional Update: Coastal Plains:
Charlotte Glen
Pender County

Charlotte Glen
10:10 a.m.

Regional Update: Piedmont
Aimee Marshall<
Anson County

10:15 a.m.

Regional Update: Mountain/Foothills:
Linda_Blue
Buncombe County

10:20 a.m.

Featured Speaker
Turf Management

Matt Martin
Extension Associate, Turfgrass
Horticultural Crops
Research Station
Castle Hayne, NC

11:00

Current Issues in Entomology
David Stephan
Plant Disease & Insect Clinic
Insect identification specialist

 Deodar weevil (Pissodes nemorensis) and other Pissodes spp.
 Leaf beetles (Family Chrysomelidae)
 Larger elm leaf beetle (Monocesta coryli)
 Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata)
 Flea beetles (Tribe Alticini), incl. readheaded flea beetle (Systena frontalis)
 Stag beetles, including the giant stag beetle (Luanus elaphus)
 Fishing Spiders (Family Pisauridae), incl. Dolomedes spp.
 Giant resin bee (Megachile sculpturalis)
 A predatory stink bug, Euthyrhynchus floridanus
 Obliquebanded leafroller (Choristoneura rosaceana)

Stephan-David1
11:30

Current Issues in Plant Pathology
Mike Munster
Plant Disease & Insect Clinic
Plant pathologist, Diagnostician

commercial ornamentals
(nurseries and greenhouses)
 Heat/Drought stress on trees
 Ozone injury to plants

Mike Munster

Mike Munster

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

10:05 a.m.

Regional Update: Coastal Plains
Shawn Banks
Johnston County

10:10 a.m.

Regional Update: Piedmont:
Taylor Williams
Moore County

10:15 a.m.

Regional Update: Mountain/Foothills
Colleen Church
Davie County

Colleen Church

Colleen Church

10:20 a.m.

Featured Speaker:<
Pollinators and Pollinator Gardens
Debbie Roos
Extension Agent
Chatham County

Debbie Roos

Debbie Roos

11:00

Current Issues in Entomology
David Stephan
NC State Plant Disease & Insect Clinic

Praying Mantid
 Sweet potato sawfly (Sphacophilus cellularis) and other sawflies
 Mantids
 Carolina mantid (Stagmomantis Carolina)
 Chinese mantid (Tenodera aridifolia sinensis)
 Linden wart gall midge (Contarinia verrucicola)
 Unknown insect injury on Tilia
 Greenstriped mapleworm, a.k.a. rosy maple moth (Dryocampa rubicunda)
 Milkweed tussock moth (Euchaetes egle)

David Stephan

David Stephan

11:30

Current Issues in Plant Pathology

Mike Munster
nt Disease & Insect Clinic
Plant pathologist, Diagnostician
Disease of Fruit

 Thousand cankers disease of walnut (Geosmithia morbida, vectored by Pityophthorus juglandis)
 Focus on fruits
 Mummyberry of blueberry (Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi)
 Brown rot of peach (Monilinia fructicola)
 Peach scab (Cladosporium carpophilum)
 Bitter rot of apple (Colletotrichum/Glomerella)
 Black rot of apple (Botryosphaeria obtusa)

Mike Munster

Mike Munster

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

10:05 a.m.

Regional Update: Coastal Plains:
Tom Glasgow
Craven County

10:10 a.m.

Regional Update
Piedmont:
Paul McKenzie
Vance & Warren Counties

Paul McKenzie

Paul McKenzie

10:15 a.m.

Regional Update
Mountain/Foothills:Tim Mathews
Haywood County

10:20 a.m.

Featured Speaker:
Edible Landscaping
Julie Sherk

Assistant Professor
Registered Landscape Architect
NC State Hort. Science

Outline Edible Landscaping

Julie Sherk

Julie Sherk

11:00

Current Issues in Entomology
David Stephan
NC State Plant Disease and Insect Clinic
Insect identification specialist
40 years of experience in the Clinic

Featured Insects
 Broadnecked Root Borer, Prionus. laticollis
 Tilehorned Prionus, Prionus. imbricomis
 Lantana lace bug (Teleonemia scrupulosa)
 Bat bug (Cimex adjunctus)
 Prionus beetle (Prionus sp.)
 How do insects overwinter? Utilizing various examples among the true bugs,
lepidopterans, mantids, and scales, with special mention of winter-active species of stoneflies.

David Stephan
11:30

Current Issues in Plant Pathology
Mike Munster
Plant Disease & Insect Clinic
Plant pathologist, Diagnostician
commercial ornamentals
(nurseries and greenhouses)

Control of Disease in home orchards
Downey Mildew on Sunflower,Plasmopara halstedii
Artillery fungus, Sphaerobolus sp.
Wolfiporia extesnsa, = Poria cocos
Black Root Rot, Thielaviopsis basicola
How Pathogens Survive Winter

Mike Munster

Mike Munster

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Photo of Lucy Bradley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Lucy BradleyExtension Urban Horticulture Specialist (919) 513-2001 lucy_bradley@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University
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