ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Symposium: Future of Amenity Trees

Tuesday, November 13, 2012: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
KCEC 3 (Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown)
David L. Cox
Deborah G. McCullough
Don Grosman

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Amenity trees, their benefit and value in urban landscapes
Thomas J. Brandeis, USDA, Forest Service ; Christopher Oswalt, USDA, Forest Service, Southern Research Station ; Francisco J. Escobedo, University of Florida
8:30 AM
Invasive forest pests: Historical patterns and future trends
Andrew M. Liebhold, USDA, Forest Service
9:45 AM
Larvae or life- what choices do we have when lepidopteran larvae threaten lives of vertebrates
Peter Wyss, Syngenta Crop Protection ; David L. Cox, Syngenta Crop Protection
10:10 AM
10:30 AM
They're here, they're bad, now what?  New options for dealing with invasive forest pests
Deborah G. McCullough, Michigan State University ; Therese M. Poland, USDA, Forest Service
11:20 AM
Saving amenity trees among the forest- when bark beetles don't know their boundaries
Don Grosman, Texas Forest Service ; Christopher J. Fettig, USDA, Forest Service ; Stephen R. Clarke, USDA, Forest Service ; David L. Cox, Syngenta Crop Protection
11:45 AM
Concluding Remarks
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