April 28, 2014 Meeting Dr. David Shetlar, the Bug Doctor

Dr.  David Shetlar will present “Managing Insect and Mite Pests of Ohio-Grown Roses” at the meeting of the Western Reserve Rose Society on Monday, April 28 at 7:00 pm at the North Royalton Library at 5071 Wallings Road, North Royalton.  The event is free and the public is invited to attend. The event is free and the public is invited to attend by registering with the North Royalton Library at 440-237-3800

Dr. Shetlar (the BugDoc) will discuss the major insect and mite pests that Ohio rose growers deal with.  Rose midge, roseslugs, Japanese beetle adults and spider mites will be emphasized.  Insecticide use approaches will be discussed with an emphasis being placed on preventive strategies.  How to use low risk insecticides and miticides will be discussed.

David’s bio and publicity images are located on this page:

http://bugs.osu.edu/~bugdoc/Shetlar/BugDocPages/djsinfo.htm