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Tropical Research And Education Center

Tropical Research And Education Center

Workshop Overview

A comprehensive workshop in agricultural acarology, including:

  1. basic mite morphology and ecology
  2. an overview of the larger mite families of agricultural importance
  3. chemical and biological control of mites
  4. field and lab diagnostics
  5. invasive/quarantine mite species to the US
  6. IPM/IMM programs

Target audience: Graduate students, extension agents, government and state agents, biological control practitioners, local growers, and grove managers. 

Prerequisites: none

Maximum Capacity: 17 people

Venue:  Tropical Research and Education Center, Teaching Building

  • Learning Objectives

    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify major groups of pest and predatory mites in the lab as well as in the field.
    2. Identify local pest mites and recommend management strategies.
    3. Identify natural enemies of pest mites and implement them in an IPM program.
  • Meeting Days and Times

    May 8 - May 12, 2023 - 9 AM-5 PM each day Schedule workshop 2023

    May 6- May 10, 2024 - 9 AM-5PM  each day 

  • Registration

    Registration is now open

    Fees: Students $300 Others $700

    Click here to register.

  • Contact

    Alexandra M. Revynthi, Ph.D.

    Daniel Carrillo, Ph.D.

    Office phone: 786.217.9244
    Office hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Tropical Research and Education Center
    18905 SW 280 ST
    Homestead, FL, 33031

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