Hi all,

Mengmeng is looking for a technician (she indicated it’s really more of a postdoc without the postdoc title).  Great opportunity to work with national leaders on a pest of great consequence to our industry!


Please share with your students and others-help spread the word!


Work with supervisor and coordinate the multi-state, multi-discipline crape myrtle bark scale project with other investigators on both research and extension activities. Design and implement chemical efficacy trials to manage crape myrtle bark scale, crape myrtle feeding preference and alternative hosts experiment, and supervise graduate student and student workers. Details could be found at 




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Amy Fulcher
University of Tennessee
Extension Specialist and Associate Professor for Sustainable Ornamental Plant Production and Landscape Management
2431 Joe Johnson Drive
Rm 252 Ellington Plant Science Bldg. 
Knoxville, TN 37996
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Make plans now to attend the International Plant Propagators’ Society, Southern Region-North America conference and nursery tours held October 20 – 24, 2018 at The Read House Historic Inn and Suites in Chattanooga, TN!  Interested in donating plants to the auction?  Contact Alex Neubauer, Hidden Hollow Nursery at [log in to unmask].


Tennessee Master Nursery Producer Program - graduates of the online program estimate saving over $10,000!!  Find out more at http://www.tnmasternursery.com



Resources for Integrated Pest Management - See what the Southern Nursery IPM Working Group has published that can help your nursery! http://wiki.bugwood.org/SNIPM