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Webinar: Concepts of Forest Declines and the Search for Resistance to Beech Bark Disease and Butternut Canker

  • 04/08/2014
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Internet
Penn State Extension Service is offering the following webinar at no charge to those who pre-register.

Opportunities to locate and select for disease resistance to Beech Bark Disease and Butternut Canker will be presented in the context of understanding the role of tree and forest decline events in a changing world of weather extremes and introduction of exotic pests and disease agents.

Also included in the presentation will be examples of current exotic and native pests and diseases on important mixed hardwood and conifer forests.  Mention of important selection pressure challenges across North America will be presented in an effort to show how forest conditions are constantly changing in reaction to current selection pressures. Presented by Thomas J. Hall, PhD., Plant Pathologist/Forest Pathologist, DCNR, Bureau of Forestry, Division of Forest Pest Management.

Approved for 1.0 CFE credit, Category 1-CF. Approved for 1 credit hour Pennsylvania SFI® CE.

THIS LINK takes you to the registration page - pre-registration is required, but the webinar is offered at no charge.

For moe information, contact Alyson Muth at abm173@psu.edu.
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