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Event Details

WCISA - Pest and Disease Management

Date: November 16, 2017
Location: Joan Pisani Community Center, Saratoga, CA, UNITED STATES
Organizer: Western Chapter ISA
Description: Date and Time:

Thursday, November 16, 2017 ~ 8:00 am - 3:45 pm

Conference Description:

Join us for the 13th Annual Pest and Disease Symposium focusing on management of comment and invasive pests. We'll be covering new developments in landscape Phytophthora, P. ramorum management, boxwood blight, composts, drought and pest interaction, and quarantines.


7:30 am Registration

8:15 am Welcome and Introductions

8:30 am Quarantines, Carole Holomuzki, Biologist/Standards Specialist III San Mateo County Department of Agriculture, Montara, CA

9:30 am P. ramorum Management,
Steve Swain, UCCE, Novato, CA

10:15 am Break

10:30 am New Developments in Landscape Phytophthora Species and Management Considerations,
Dr. Drew Zwart, Bartlett Tree Research Lab, San Rafael, CA

11:30 am Lunch (Provided)

12:30 pm Composts
Dr. Jim Downer, UCCE, Ventura, CA

1:30 pm Preventing New Invasive Pests Takes a Community,
Kathy Kosta, California Department of Food & Agriculture, Elk Grove, CA

2:15 pm Speculations on the Impact of Myrtle Rust (Austropuccinia psidii) on Trees in California, Phil Cannon, USFS, Vallejo, CA

3:15 pm Drought and Pests: Interaction and Implications for Management, Dr. Igor Lacan, UCCE, Halfmoon Bay, CA

3:45 pm CEU Sign Out
*Please allow up to 6 weeks for processing of CEUs


Early Registration (through 11/6/17):

$105.00 - WCISA Member
$130.00 - Non-WCISA Member

Regular Registration (on or after 11/7/17):

$145.00 - WCISA Member
$175.00 - Non-WCISA Member


$55.00 - Must be a WCISA Member


6.25 - CA / CTW / MS
1.0 - BCMA-M
5.25 - BCMA-S

6.25 Other - DPR applied for.


Joan Pisani Community Center
19655 Allendale Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070
Contact Name: Rita Franco
Contact Phone: 866-785-8960
Contact Email:

Seats Available: 200
CEUs available: Yes

Start Date: 8:00 AM, November 16, 2017
End Date: 3:45 PM, November 16, 2017

Address: Joan Pisani Community Center
19655 Allendale Ave.

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