Weed Research and Information Center

Diagnosing Herbicide Symptoms 2018

July 10-11, 2018
Bowley Plant Science Teaching Center
UC Davis


The Diagnosing Herbicide Symptoms 2018 course is an intensive 1.5-day course focusing on how an herbicide injury situation can arise, what types of information can help diagnose herbicide problems during field investigations, and what tools are available to you. The course provides a rare opportunity for professionals to efficiently update their understanding of herbicide symptoms and injuries and interact with experts in this field. The Diagnosing Herbicide Symptoms course is designed for pest control advisers, sales representatives for chemical companies, field investigators, and insurance adjusters.

TOPICS include herbicide mode of actions :: how symptoms develop and progress :: recovery from herbicide injury :: relationship between symptomology and economical damage :: symptoms from several classes of amino acid synthesis inhibiting herbicides :: symptoms from herbicides that mimic plant hormones and the synthesis of fatty acids :: symptoms from herbicides that affect photosystem I, photosystem II, or that act by disrupting cell membranes :: biotic and abiotic symptoms that resemble herbicide symptoms :: herbicide symptomology tools :: what happens during a field investigation :: what happens in an herbicide injury legal case

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These topics are presented in lecture, field visit and group activity formats. Each attendee will receive a comprehensive course notebook with lecture notes.

Click HERE (updated on 5/30/2018)

Tuesday-Wednesday, July 10-11, 2018
1:30-4:40 PM (check-in opens at 1:00 PM)
8:00 AM-4:25 PM

The course will held at the Bowley Plant Science Teaching Center on the UC Davis campus.
* Bowley (Plant) Science Teaching Center
* Visitor Parking lot 30 (VP30 is the closest parking lot to the Bowley Plant Science Teaching Center)
The closest parking lot to the Bowley Plant Science Teaching Center is VP Lot 30. For more information on parking on campus, visit the UC Davis Transportation & Parking Services.

Student* / UC Farm Advisor or Specialist (limited to first 4 requests) ** THESE SPOTS ARE FILLED **

*Students must include proof of current student status when registering.

The registration fee includes a comprehensive course notebook, lunch and light refreshments. Class size is limited, so early enrollment is suggested.

Acceptable methods of payment: credit card, check,or UC account number. No purchase orders accepted or invoices issued. Payment must accompany registration form—no exceptions.

On-line registration (credit card only) **ONLINE SYSTEM CLOSED**
On-line registration (UC recharge number only) **ONLINE SYSTEM CLOSED**
Check payment: print registration form to mail

Please allow seven (7) calendar days from the time you submit your registration form and payment to receive a confirmation letter via e-mail. The confirmation will also serves as a receipt of payment.

Refunds (less a $75 processing fee) will be granted if a written request is received by 6/27/2018 No refunds granted after 6/27/2018. No refund or credit for no-shows. We do not offer credit for future events. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute in your place at no additional charge.

This course is approved for the following:
PCA, QAC, QAL, Private Applicator :: 8.0 Other
Certified Crop Adviser :: 7.0 IPM, 1.0 PD

If you require special needs (e.g. vegetarian meal), please contact our office. With advance notice, we will try to accommodate your needs.

Occasionally we use photographs taken during the event in our outreach materials. By virtue of your attendance, you agree to the use of your likeness in such material.

Lodging accommodations are not included in the course fee. A small block of hotel rooms are available at the following hotels for this event:
Aggie Inn :: click HERE for information on the special rate. Approx. 25 minute walk from Aggie Inn to course venue Pedestrian directions
Hallmark Inn :: click HERE for information on the special rate. Approx. 30 minute walk from Hallmark Inn to course venue Pedestrian directions
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In the unlikely event that this course is canceled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the UC Weed Research & Information Center will fully refund course fees but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations. We also reserve the right to replace a speaker or topic, or adjust the agenda. We will make every effort to notify participants of any changes or cancellations.
For more information, contact the UC WEED Research & Information Center by e-mail (wric@ucdavis.edu) or phone [(530) 752-1748]