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Pest Management of Ornamental Landscape Plants

Course Code: AL0402CA17

Pest Management of Landscape Plants

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Date & Time

Last Held: January 9, 2017
9:00am - 3:30pm (Check-in time: 8:30am)

Next offering tentatively planned for January 2018. Registration will open when course date is confirmed.


Early recognition, diagnosis, and prompt treatment of disease and insect problems can greatly reduce costly plant damage and death. Prevent the unnecessary loss of expensive trees, shrubs and customers. This one-day course covers identification and control of diseases and weed and ornamental insect problems in landscape plants. Taught by Extension Specialist Dr. Ann B. Gould, this course is the perfect precursor to Managing Diseases of Ornamental Plants.

Interested in earning a Landscape Certificate?
This course is required for the following certificate programs:


The January 9, 2017 offering of this course was approved for the following credits. We will reapply for similar credits the next time the course runs, but we cannot guarantee credit approval for future offerings.

Pesticide Credits

4 units in 3B
8 units in 3A and PP2

2 credits in 00-CORE
6 credits in PC, 6, 18 and 23

1.0 credit in CORE
4.25 credits in 3A and 25

8 credits in 3A

5 contact hours

DE: This course will be submitted for approved pesticide credits upon completion of the program if requested by attendees.

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Credits
Certified Arborist-5.25; BCMA Practice-2.0; BCMA Management-3.25

Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) Credits
5 Technical

Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) Credits
5.50 hours

Community Forestry Credits
3 CEUs

Rutgers CEUs
0.5 CEUs

For the latest credit information, please call (848) 932-7483.

Early Registration Fee TBD  
Registration Fee TBD  
Cancellation Fee TBD  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.


GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses. Even if they take you to the correct building, they will not take you to the assigned parking lot. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Extension Conference Center
18 Ag Extension Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Directions, Parking Information & Map

Parking permit required for this location (will be provided to registrants).

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.


Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

Would you like to be notified when the next offering is scheduled? 
Here are 3 convenient ways to be added to our mailing list:
1. Click here to join our mailing list (please reference "Pest Management of Ornamental Landscape Plants" or Course Code AL0402) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Joe Canzano, 848-932-7317
Administrative Assistant: Karen Tizzano, 848-932-7483

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