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Spotted Wing Drosophila & Laurel Wilt and the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle - CEU is a Course

Spotted Wing Drosophila & Laurel Wilt and the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle - CEU

Started Apr 10, 2018
2.0 credits

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Full course description

The spotted wing drosophila lays its eggs in soft skin fruits as they ripen. Spreading across the United States and presents a particular threat to the fruit industry. Laurel wilt is a fungal disease transmitted by an exotic ambrosia beetle that affects redbay trees as well as other members of Lauraceae such as avocado. The learning objectives are to understand the following regarding the diseases and pests:


• Hosts
• Distribution
• Damage
• Life Cycle
• Identification
• Monitoring
• Control
• Sample Submission


List of approved CEU categories

Category Name Approved CEU
FOREST PEST CONTROL 2
ORNAMENTAL AND TURF PEST CONTROL 2
AG ROW CROP PEST CONTROL 2
AG TREE CROP PEST CONTROL 2
PRIVATE APPLICATOR AG PEST CONTROL 2
COMMERCIAL LAWN AND ORNAMENTAL 2
LIMITED CERTIFICATION LAWN AND ORNAMENTAL 2
LIMITED CERTIFICATION COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPE MAINT. 2
NATURAL AREAS WEED MGMT 2