We are offering a 4-part webinar focusing on systematic crapemyrtle bark scale (CMBS) management strategies. CMBS has been confirmed in all Southeastern states except Florida and as north as Kansas and Washington. It has significantly affected landscape and aesthetic value of crapemyrtle plants. Hope you can join us for all parts of the webinars.
Attendees are asked to pre-register. Webinar recordings will be made available shortly after the webinars are live. See below for a general schedule of the webinars; stay tuned for more information in the near future.
May 27, 2020: Feeding preference of Lagerstroemia (Crapemyrtle), Punica (pomegranate), and Callicarpa (beautyberry) taxa; consumer and grower preference survey. See below for recording:
June 24, 2020: Mechanical control and biopesticides to manage crapemyrtle bark scale. See below for recording:
July 22, 2020: Beneficial insects that are associated with crapemyrtle bark scale in the landscape or native habitat.
August 19, 2020: Insecticidal control of crapemyrtle bark scale in the landscape in nursery.