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Contributions of Extension to IPM for Invasive Weeds in Florida. James P. Cuda Entomology & Nematology. Topics. Role of Extension in I nvasive P lant M anagement ( IPM ) Contributions of State Specialists Contributions of County Faculty New IPM Opportunities for County Faculty

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Contributions ofExtension to IPM for Invasive Weeds in Florida

James P. Cuda

Entomology & Nematology


Topics

  • Role of Extension in Invasive Plant Management (IPM)

  • Contributions of State Specialists

  • Contributions of County Faculty

  • New IPM Opportunities for County Faculty

  • Questions and Comments


SMP FL 416

  • “Management & Ecology of Aquatic, Wetland, & Invasive Exotic Plants”

    • Increase Public Awareness of IPM Practices

    • Provide Training and Up-to-Date Educational Materials

    • Ensure Availability of State-of-the-Art Vegetation Management Technology


IPM Technical Support

  • Administrative Units

    • Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

    • Center for Natural Resources

    • Ruskin REC

  • Natural Resources FTEs

    • 12 State Specialists in 6 Departments

    • 43 County Faculty


Components

of IPM

Biological

Prevention

Herbicides

IPM

Cultural

Adkins (1997)


Biological Weed Control

  • Use of Natural Enemies to Control Weeds

  • Two Approaches:

    • Non Classical (or Inundative)

    • Classical (or Importation)

  • Classical Approach- Most Widely Used Method


Extension and Weed Biocontrol

DEP

WMDs

(County Faculty)

State

Faculty

USDA-ARS


Topics

  • Role of Extension in Invasive Plant Management (IPM)

  • Contributions of State Specialists

  • Contributions of County Faculty

  • New IPM Opportunities for County Faculty

  • Questions and Comments


Training Manualshttp://ifasbooks.ufl.edu/


Traditional & Electronic Publications

Classical Biological Control of Weeds with Insects: Melaleuca Weevil1

J. P. Cuda, S.A. Wineriter, G.R. Buckingham, T.D. Center, and K.T. Gioeli2


Short Courses & Workshops


PowerPoint Presentationshttp://presentations.ifas.ufl.edu/


Topics

  • Role of Extension in Invasive Plant Management (IPM)

  • Contributions of State Specialists

  • Contributions of County Faculty

  • New IPM Opportunities for County Faculty

  • Questions and Comments


Short Courses & Workshops


Newsletters


Demonstration Projects


Professional Organizations


Florida Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals

FANREP

Professional Organizations


Topics

  • Role of Extension in Invasive Plant Management (IPM)

  • Contributions of State Specialists

  • Contributions of County Faculty

  • New IPM Opportunities for County Faculty

  • Questions and Comments


Updating Invasive Plant Maps

Melaleuca

Distribution

(or Is It ?)

Wunderlin and Hansen 2000


Monitoring Dispersal of Biocontrol Agents

UF/IFAS Information Technologies

http://ddis.ifas.ufl.edu/


Topics

  • Role of Extension in Invasive Plant Management (IPM)

  • Contributions of State Specialists

  • Contributions of County Faculty

  • New IPM Opportunities for County Faculty

  • Questions and Comments


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