Tips and Tools for Organic Management of Vegetable Insect Pests
The class will cover approaches and tools for organic management of vegetable insect pests. A selection of insect pest examples will be used to examine the role of beneficial insects, cultural practices, physical controls, biological and botanical pesticides.
Dr. Ana Legrand obtained her PhD in entomology from the University of Maryland and currently works in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture in association with the Integrated Pest Management Program. Her research and interests are biological control and plant-insect interactions.
This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.
The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.