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Jan 8, 2020
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Oct 4, 2019
This is issue contains the Sabbatical Report II, with information about 4 possible cultivars for California and information about the upcoming meeting in Arizona.
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Aug 13, 2019
Interim Sabbatical Report
Arid land plants that may have horticultural value in California
Meeting: Trees of the Chiricahua Mountains— Biology, Ecology and Drought Adaptations. October 2019
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Jul 30, 2018
You are Invited to Attend the 2018 Chiricahua Rendezvous.
The Chiricahua Rendezvous is a meeting of arborists, naturalists, and biologists to study trees and their adaptations in the Chiricahua Mountains of South East Arizona.
The Chiricahuas also offer us a laboratory to examine tree adaptations and natural history up close. The high species diversity, unique land-forms, soils, abundance of insects and animals, and sheer beauty of this part of the American Southwest are unlike anything else in the world.
When: October 8-12, 2018
Limit: 40 attendees
Cost: $475 which includes all meals, lodging and seminars
See attached brochure for details and Rendezvous agenda.
Use this link for quick registration use this link: 2018 Chiricahua Rendezvous
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Jun 27, 2018
Landscape Disease Symposium
- Botryosphaeria Canker of Landscape Trees: an Increasing Disease in Southern California
- Understanding the Biology of Annulohypoxylon, Biscogniauxia, and Hypoxylon: Saprotting Ascomycete Pathogens of Hardwoods in Southern California
- Fungi Identified from Failed Stems and Branches of Urban Trees
- Elucidating "lucidum": Distinguishing the Many Faces of ' Ganoderma lucidum' in the United States
- Laurel Wilt: an Emerging Threat to the Lauraceae in the United States
- Tree Disease and Wood Decay as Agents of Environmental and Social Change
- New to California: Diseases of common Landscape Plants
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May 10, 2018
- Research Rendezvous
- Pruning Climate Ready Plants
- First Year Pruning results on Climate Ready Trees in Four locations
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Mar 2, 2016
This issue contains a pruning survey conducted with Master Gardeners and information about Bot fungi during drought conditions.
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Sep 3, 2013
- The Effects of Drought on Shade Trees
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- Landscape Disease Symposium
- Use of Mulches to Control Weeds in Landscapes
- Hey Jim is on Facebook
- Potting Media Studies
- Hey its Conk Season Keep an eye on your palms!
- Drought, "water-wise" gardens and saving water in landscapes
- What is wrong with Pygmy Date Palms???
- Mulch affects on trees
- Ventura College Offers Horticulture Classes
- New Thrips Pest Attacks Myoporum
- Fusarium Wilt Pathogen of Phoenix canariensis is a soil survivor
- Palm Trunk Decays are Definitely in california
- Some factors about soil that you need to know to understand the biology of the oak tree in California.
- Palm Research Symposia
- Snake Oil, Horticultural Myths, Horticultural Urban Legends, and Persuaders in our Industry
- Ventura College Horticulture Program Provides Useful Spring Classes
- Palm Tree Management, Part I: selecting the right palm
- Organic Amendments and Mulches for Palms: Mulching vs. Amending
- Dendroconos valens: The Red Turpentine Beetle
- Catastrophic Tree Damage from Wind
- What's Up With The Redwoods?
- Landscape Disease Symposium
- Pruning to Control Diamond Scale
- Trunk Injection with Trifloxystrobin and Myclobutanil to Control Powdery Mildew of Coast Live Oak
- Ventura Community College Horticulture/Agriculture Classes for the Fall Semester
- Palm Disease Notes - Diamond Scale
- Powdery Oak Mildew - It's Everywhere!
- Palm Disease Notes--Pink Rot
- Landscape Entomology Symposium
- Palm Disease Note Fusarium Wilt or NOT??
- Lerp Psyllid News
- Conk Season
- Landscape Disease Symposium, 11/21/2001
- Landscape Entomology/Disease Symposia
- Phytophthora: an unseen menace in the landscape
- Coming Attraction
- A new pest insect of Eucalyptus citriodora
- Where have all the flowers gone?
- Roundup--The DDT of the Nineties?