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A Sentinel Plant Pathologist: Enrico Bonello chatfield.1@osu.edu Thu, 04/02/2020 - 17:00
Dr. Enrico Bonello is a Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at the Ohio State University. Learn about his work over past decades in understanding the mechanisms of resistance of plants to infectious plant disease.
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Jim Chatfield
Is It A Pine, Spruce, or Fir? stone.91@osu.edu Thu, 12/12/2019 - 12:51
Everyone has probably struggled with plant identification at some point in their life. While some of us may still be learning - it can be on ongoing process, others may have mastered the skills involved in identifying plants in the landscape, woodlots or streetscapes.
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Amy Stone
Curtis E. Young
Hemlock Pine? chatfield.1@osu.edu Mon, 06/06/2016 - 14:29

We sometimes forget “what it was like not to know”, when it comes to plant identification. Yet, it is essential when it comes to selecting and maintenance of plants. A simple misidentification of a pine vs. a spruce can result in improper pruning timing or improper diagnostics, prognostics, and recommended management for a disease: Diplodia tip blight of pine and Cytospora  canker of spruce are different diseases, obviously on different –plants. And spruces do not have “pine cones”.

 

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Jim Chatfield
Joe Boggs