Thursday, March 17, 2011

May 17-18 - Palm School

Palm Management in the Florida Landscape


Date:  May 17-18, 2011 (2 days - Tuesday and Wednesday)


Time:  7:45 AM – 5:00 PM each day


Location:      University of Florida - IFAS

Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

3205 College Avenue

Davie, FL 33314


Registration Fee:  $300, checks only, payable to the “University of Florida”


Reservations/Payment By:  May 1, 2011 (or until class fills up)


Enrollment Limit:  40 persons.  Enrollment will be limited to 3 persons per company

initially.  If space is still available after May 1, this enrollment cap will be lifted.


CEUs requested:  ISA, FNGLA and FDACS (pesticide license)



(classroom presentations and field trip to palm groves on site)

Ÿ Diagnosing Palm Problems                                                       Ÿ Palm Insects

Ÿ Palm Anatomy and Growth                                                      Ÿ Palm Diseases

Ÿ Physiological Disorders                                                               Ÿ Normal Abnormalities

Ÿ Nutrient Deficiencies                                                  Ÿ Fertilizer Formulations

Ÿ Sampling and Leaf Analysis                                       Ÿ Fertilizer Application Techniques

Ÿ Transplant Issues                                                                          Ÿ Pruning Palms



·         Dr. Timothy Broschat, Palm Horticulturist, Nutrition and Fertilization

·         Dr. Monica Elliott, Palm Pathologist, Fungal Diseases

·         Dr. Robin Giblin-Davis, Palm Entomologist/Nematologist

·         Dr. Nigel Harrison, Palm Pathologist, Phytoplasma Diseases

·         Dr. Catharine Mannion, Entomologist


For more information and to reserve your spot for “Palm School”, contact:

Dr. Monica Elliott


phone:  954/577-6315





Monica L. Elliott, Ph.D.

Professor and Interim Center Director

University of Florida – IFAS

Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

3205 College Avenue

Fort Lauderdale (Davie), FL 33314



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