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Managing Diseases of Ornamental Landscape Plants

Course Code: AL0408CA17

Landscape Training on Managing Plant Diseases

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Date & Time

Last Held: January 18, 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.


This one-day, hands-on class is for anyone who wants to get serious about identifying and controlling plant diseases. You will get down to business identifying the agents that can cripple your ornamental plants. This class is a natural follow-up to Pest Management of Ornamental Plants. It provides six hours of focused instruction on identification tips, prevention and control strategies, and emerging diseases affecting plants in the northeast.


The January 18, 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

2 units in 10
8 units in 2
10 units in 3A

6 credits in PC
10 credits in 6, 18 and 23

5.25 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-4.5; BCMA Science-1.5; BCMA Practice-3

Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) Credits
5 Technical

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

Community Forestry Credits
4 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 "Managing Diseases of Ornamental Landscape Plants" or Course Code AL0408) 
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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