Recording of Laurel Wilt and Ambrosia Beetles Research Updates Webinar Available Online

  • Aug 07, 2020

As part of its research concerning laurel wilt and ambrosia beetles, the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) created an advisory panel composed of local commercial avocado growers, handlers and scientists. In late July, researchers hosted a meeting for the advisory panel in which they provided updates concerning their research projects.

The recording of this update is now available online.  The webinar discusses:

  • Laurel wilt susceptibility of avocado scions and rootstocks in relation to physiology and stem anatomy
  • Updates concerning laurel wilt research, current work and future direction
  • Updates concerning ambrosia beetle research, current work and future plans
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