Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Please make plans to attend our upcoming field day




2685 State Rd 29 North, Immokalee, FL (239) 658-3400

When:  Thursday, May 4, 2017

Registration is suggested through Eventbrite at:

Any questions regarding registration, please contact Jennifer Derleth at or (239) 658-3415




10:00   Welcome and introduction. Dr. Phil Stansly,

10:05   Reflective mulch on different bed geometries for control of pepper pests.  Phil Stansly and Sanjay Shukla

10:25   Effect of reflective mulch on biological control of whiteflies with a native plant bug. Phil Stansly and Jose Castillo

10:40   Control of diamondback moth in broccoli with Cyclaniliprole tank mixes Barry Kostyk and Phil Stansly

10:50   Control of pepper weevil with Grandevo in Jalepeño pepper.  Barry Kostyk and Phil Stansly

11:00   Insecticidal control of whitefly in zucchini. Barry Kostyk and Phil Stansly

11:10   Whitefly and TYLCV control in tomato with insecticides.  Barry Kostyk and Phil Stansly

11:20   Tray and at-planting drenches for whitefly control in tomato. Barry Kostyk and Phil Stansly

11:30  Compact Bed Geometry: Production, Environment, Economics, and Adoption Sanjay Shukla

11:50  Presentation on agricultural metallized mulch film by Mr. Ralf Dujardin, Imaflex Inc.

12:00  Lunch sponsored by Imaflex Inc.


Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations, please call UF/IFAS SWFREC at 239-658-3400 at least five (5) days prior to the program, so that proper considerations can be given to the request.


Jennifer Derleth

Administrative Support Assistant I

UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center

2685 S.R. 29 North

Immokalee, FL 34142

Phone:  239/658-3415, Fax:   239/658-3403


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