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Training Opportunities

For Master Gardeners and others, there are opportunities through the NPDN to learn some diagnostics in the following areas

 

Plant DiseasesInsect PestsInvasive Weeds
thousand cankers diseasespotted wing DrosophilaJapanese knot weed

thousand cankers disease
(Photo: Alan Kanaskie)

spotted wing Drosophila
(Photo: John Davis, CA DFA)
Japanese knot weed
(Photo: Glenn Miller, ODA)
EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
LOCATION OF PROBLEMS

Modules

Courses

Powerpoint presentations from the WPDN

ID publications

Master Gardener Resources

NPDN Newsletter

PESTS OF HIGH SIGNIFICANCE IN THE WESTERN REGION - those with potential to occur in Oregon

  • Plant Diseases
    downy mildew of corn and grasses
    sudden oak death
    late blight of potato and tomato
    Xylella fastidiosa
    of grapevines and ornamentals
    bacterial wilt of geranium, potato and banana
  • Insects
    fruit fly complex
    gypsy moth complex
  • Nematodes
    golden nematode
  • Weeds
    broomrape

PESTS THAT HAVE BEEN FOUND IN OREGON AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

  • Plant Diseases
    Potato mop top virus
    SOD/Ramorum blight
    Tomato bacterial canker
    Chrysanthemum white rust
    Downy mildew of cucurbits
    Apple scab
    Weirs cushion rust on spruce
    White pine blister rust
    Phytophthora root rots
    Geranium bacterial blight
    Hosta virus X
    Thousand cankers disease 
  • Insects
    Bed bugs
    Brown marmorated stink bug
    European crane filies
    Spotted wing Drosophila
    Winter moth
  • Weeds
    Eurasion water-milfoil
    Garlic mustard
    Giant hogweed
    Japanese knotweed
    Purple loosestrife

Last updated: 11/5/2015