Bryan Brown will discuss key differences in the biology of various weed species that must be considered in order to maximize the effectiveness of management strategies. He will also review some of the situations when it is most appropriate to use hoeing, mulching, or herbicides. Several potted weed species will be on hand to assist with proper identification and to showcase plant identification apps. A variety of hand weeding tools and mulches will also be demonstrated.
This event is part of the Sustainable Landscapes and Integrated Pest Management Conference.
About the Speaker
Bryan Brown is the Integrated Weed Management Specialist in the New York State IPM program at Cornell University. His extension and research aims to improve management of weeds, while minimizing the associated environmental, economic, and human health risks. His responsibilities include weed management in all agricultural crops and community settings in New York. Bryan earned his Ph.D. at the University of Maine, where he compared weed seed versus seedling-focused management strategies.
Date & Time
June 15, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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New York State Integrated Pest Management
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