MALP Educational Meeting — Free to the public
"Common Plant Health Problems in Hawaii Landscapes"
Tuesday March 23rd 6.30pm (Pupu served)
Maui Community Services Bldg., next to CTAHR Extension Service at the Maui Community College Campus. Click Here for Map
Dr. Nelson has been employed as a plant pathologist at the University of Hawaii at Manoa since 1992, having been stationed at Manoa, Hilo (his current location) and in Kona. He has experience with plant pests and diseases in landscape settings, at homes, businesses, tourist destinations and resorts throughout the state.
An unhealthy plant can be suffering from many things including pests, cultural practices, environmental problems as well as disease issues. Plant pathology is a tough subject and it is one that is presented to the landscaper each day. Learn to identify some of the more common plant health problems in our landscapes. Dr Nelson is "The Plant Doctor" Visit his informative web site at http://www.plant-doctor.net. This educational meeting is presented by Maui Association of Landscape Professionals (MALP) Info call 268 9825.
Blossom end rot is the softening, discoloration, and often disintegration of plant tissue at the blossom end of a fruit, caused by a calcium deficiency.
Bacterial leaf blight is sudden, severe, and extensive spotting, discoloration, wilting, or destruction of leaves caused by plant-pathogenic bacteria.