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Rose Rosette Disease Symposium at American Rose Center
Posted on : September 18, 2018

Shreveport, LA– The American Rose Center, the LSU AgCenter, Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association and the American Rose Society and Gulf District of the ARS will host a Rose Rosette Disease Symposium on September 28, 2018. Because this disease has been confirmed in the Shreveport-Bossier area, we want rose growers to know how to identify and treat their roses should they suspect this devastating disease.

Agenda

9:00 a.m.: Welcome
Dr. Mark Wilson, Regional Horticulture Agent, LSU AgCenter and
Dr. Patrick Colyer, LSU AgCenter

9:15 a.m.: How to identify Rose rosette disease and its current distribution in Louisiana
Dr. Raj Singh, LSU AgCenter plant pathologist

10:00 a.m.: Rose Rosette Disease Research Update and US Distribution and History
Dr. Mark Windham, University of Tennessee plant pathologist

10:45 a.m.: Break

11:00 a.m.: Rose Care
Dr. Allen Owings, Gulf District Director, American Rose Society

11:45 a.m.: Panel discussion(Q & A)

12:15 p.m.: Adjourn

The symposium is open to general public, master gardeners, landscape professionals, extension personnel, and specialists.

Please Pre-registerathttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/rose-rosette-disease-symposium-the-american-rose-center-tickets-49415018651

For more information on the subject, contact Mr. Mark Wilson (mawilson@agcenter.lsu.edu) or Dr. Raj Singh (rsingh@agcenter.lsu.edu)

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