9 August 2020
Broadcast Email Extra, August 2020
The next webinar in the Botanic Gardens Biosecurity Webinar Series will be presented by Philip Hurle at the ANBG. This talk may be of interest to Friends and Guides of the Gardens.
Living with Armillaria: a botanic gardens perspective
Philip Hurle, Horticultural Manager, Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG)
Wednesday 12 August 2020 at 2pm
Armillaria luteobubalina is a soilborne fungus that causes root rot and wood decay of a wide variety of plants, including many Australian native and introduced ornamental plants. Join us to learn about the ANBG's experience with Armillaria leuteobubalina and how the promotion of healthy ecosystems helps with its management.
Register to attend the webinars on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/103293967036.
About the speaker
Philip Hurle has been Horticultural Manager at the ANBG for 10 years, with 30 years experience working at the gardens in total. Philip has worked in various areas of the Living Collections unit during this time and has maintained a keen interest in pest and disease management throughout his career at the gardens.
For more information about the webinar, see the Plant Health Australia Facebook page and website