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Frontiers in Forest Health : Seminars

This Year's Seminars

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Mike Wingfield - February 21, 2019

University of Pretoria, South Africa

“Global tree health: Winning the battle against invasive pests″

Shiroma Sathyapala - February 17, 2018

United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) office for Forest Health

“Forest health - national, regional and global perspective″

Steven Strauss - February 17, 2017

Oregon State University

“Navigating the perfect storm: biotech, society, and forest health″
Seminar recording here.

Kier Klepzig - September 9, 2016

USDA Forest Service

“Time to stop studying them and start killing them? Tree killing bark beetles and modern forest management″

Dr. Brian Kopper - March 15, 2016

USDA-APHIS-PPQ, National Field Operations Manager for Pest Detection

Bruce Moltzan, PhD - October 30, 2015

Chief pathologist for the USDA Forest Service Forest Health Protection, Washington D.C. Dr Moltzan will explain how new research gets incorporated into decision-making, and will illuminate the evolution of relationships between agencies that are protecting forests from emerging threats.

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Reuben Hofshi & Mary Lu Arpaia - December 3, 2014

"Are avocados and wild Lauraceae doomed or not? Update on Laurel wilt and Fusarium dieback in FL and CA"

Dr. Sergio Alvarez, PhD - July 17, 2014

"State efforts to manage and estimate costs of invasive species in Florida: Example of tree termites"

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