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Thousand Cankers Disease Webinar

The US Forest Service hosted a webinar on Thousand Cankers Disease on Thursday, May 30 to discuss TCD research and advances in TCD science. This seminar series on thousand cankers disease is for landowners, extension educators, and natural resource professionals. Everyone is welcome to participate in the live webinar.

Click on the title of a presentation in the agenda below to view a recording of the presentation.

Webinar Agenda (all times eastern)
Time Topic Speaker
10:00 - 10:35 TCD Background + Evaluating heat treatments for efficacy against the TCD vector and pathogen in black walnut logs Dr. Bruce Moltzan
USFS (Plant Pathologist)
Dr. Bud Mayfield
USFS (Research Entomologist)
10:35 - 11:00 Development of methyl bromide fumigation schedules for thousand cankers disease Dr. Scott Myers
APHIS (Entomologist)
11:00 - 11:30 Use of girdled branches and stems to detect invasive pests and pathogens of black walnut Dr. Jennifer Juzwik
USFS-NRS (Plant Pathologist)
11:30 - 11:45 BREAK (15 min)
11:45 - 12:15 Bark and ambrosia beetles and their associated fungi colonizing stressed walnut in Missouri and Indiana Dr. Sharon Reed
University of Missouri (Entomologist)
12:15 - 12:45 TCD at Ground Zero: A team approach to research and extension outreach

The slide on the new TCD website was incorrect and removed from the recorded presentation (occurs at 11:17). Click here to view the corrected slide.

Dr. Jerome Grant
University of Tennessee
12:45 - 1:30 Thousand cankers disease: Influence of girdling on volatile organic compounds released from black walnut genotypes + Questions and closing remarks Dr. Matt Ginzel
Purdue University (Forest Entomologist)
Dr. Manfred Mielke
USFS (Plant Pathologist)

This seminar series is brought to you by the following partners: USDA Forest Service State & Private Forestry and Forest Health Protection, Hardwood Tree Improvement & Regeneration Center at Purdue University, Purdue University Department of Entomology, and the Walnut Council.

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