Weed Research and Information Center

Diagnosing Herbicide Symptoms course

** This event is CANCELLED **

July 14-15, 2020 :: UC Davis

Scheduled during the Fall of even-numbered years

The Diagnosing Herbicide Symptoms is an intensive 2-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.

The course fee includes all course materials and lunch each day. Class size is limited so early enrollment is suggested.

Additional information will be posted on this website few months before the event. Questions can be directed to the UC Weed Research & Information Center at (530) 752-1748 or wric@ucdavis.edu.