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Thugs of Tennessee:
Thugs of Tennessee: Plant Diseases (WCPL Garden Talk Series) @ Main
Main Library

Monday, Jun. 11, 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Are the leaves on your favorite plant withered, covered in black spots, or curling and distorted? Is the growth of your fruit trees stunted? Do you see unusual growth on the trees in your backyard? Your plants could be suffering from a variety of diseases, including blight, rot, or cankers. We will discuss the basics of plant pathology and how you can identify these pathogens by the damage they cause. Feel free to bring a sample for diagnosis (in a sealed container!)

Amy Dismukes is the Horticulture Agent for the UT/ TSU Williamson County Extension. Amy is a graduate of Auburn University, where she received a Bachelor of Liberal Arts, a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture: Sustainable Fruit and Vegetable Production, and a Master of Agriculture in Plant Pathology & Entomology. She provides educational training for homeowners and commercial clients on horticulture and best management practices, coordinates the Williamson County Master Gardener Program, and provides diagnostic services for Williamson County residents. She is a frequent guest speaker for professional, garden, and horticultural associations, and commercial pesticide workshops and conferences.

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