Plant Diseases – What a Successful Gardener Should Know

March 8, 2013 in Past Events

A program of Cornell’s Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center
423 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead
Tuesday, March 19  4:30-6:00PM

Margaret Tuttle McGrath, of Cornell University Dept. of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology will present a program on best practices for the control of plant diseases in Long Island. Learn about the types of pathogens, where they come from, and how they spread. The impacts of these diseases will be discussed along with how to respond to late blight, a community disease which can impact your tomatoes and potatoes. Diagnosis tips and management basics will be described.

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Light Refreshments Served