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Invasive Pest Mini-Conference

Speakers from across the nation highlight the Sept. 1 event

  • 9 August 2021
  • Author: Mark Berthold
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Invasive Pest Mini-Conference

Join host Roshan Manandhar of Extension for the next edition of the amazingly popular Invasive Pest Mini-Conferences. Special guests will give talks on a wide range of invasive pests that are currently causing problems in the Mainland and could represent potential threats to Hawaiʻi. Speakers include:

  • Dr. Michael Klein of the USDA, ARS/Ohio State University. Dr. Klein will discuss the Japanese beetle, a polyphagous pest of global concern.
  • Cassie Cichorz of the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Cassie will highlight the Asian Giant Hornet response in Washington state.
  • Dr. Marc Hughes of the USDA/CTAHR. Dr. Hughes will discuss the potential threat of the Laurel wilt disease of Avocado in Hawaiʻi.

“This is a great opportunity to learn about potential threats of invasive pests, their responses, and best-management practices from expert speakers,” says Roshan. “Join us September 1st at 9:30 a.m. sharp!”

Register today. For questions, please contact Roshan.

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