- April 4, 2020, 9:30 am: Fruit Tree Pathology
Los Angeles Arboretum http://maps.google.com/maps?z=16&daddr=301+N+Baldwin+Ave++Arcadia+CA++
Annemiek Schilder will speak to us about Fruit Tree Pathology.
Annemiek Schilder is the Director of the University of California Cooperative Extension Office in Ventura County and the Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Santa Paula. She grew up in an extended family of dairy farmers in the Netherlands. She studied Agronomy at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette, Louisiana, followed by Plant Sciences at Wageningen Agricultural University in Wageningen, The Netherlands. Her graduate studies at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York focused on diseases of wheat. She then spent 3 years as a researcher at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture in Ibadan, Nigeria, and 20 years as a small fruit pathologist at Michigan State University. Fungi are the “common thread” in her career.
Our regular chapter meetings are at 9:30 a.m. the first Saturday of
alternate months (February, April, June, August, October, December) at the Arboretum
of Los Angeles County, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia (just south of the 210 Freeway).
There is no charge to enter the Arboretum to attend the meeting, which is usually in
Lecture Hall “A”. The easiest access is straight through the Gift Shop, then down the
stairs to the right in the adjacent building.