Farming in a Humid Year – Part of Perennia’s “Getting into the Weeds” Seminar Series.
Join us as we take a deep dive into agricultural production targeting moving the industry forward.
Understanding the Infection Cycle on Your Farm: Targeting Effective Disease Management
Speaker: Paul Hildebrand
Dr. Paul Hildebrand (Hildebrand Disease Management) is a plant pathologist who, upon his retirement as a researcher for AAFC in 2014, has worked as an affiliate plant pathologist with Perennia. He has conducted research on numerous plant diseases of horticultural and agronomic crops, and has worked hand-in-hand with industry throughout his career.
Moderators: Rosalie Gillis-Madden, Vegetable Specialist and Sajid Rehman, Plant Pathologist
Description: In his session titled “Understanding the Infection Cycle on Your Farm: Targeting Effective Disease Management” Dr. Hildebrand will shed light on the infection cycle from spore production to infection to spore production and how interrupting that cycle ties into effective disease management. He will also discuss how disease progresses in a crop and how we can time management strategies most effectively.