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Orchidology Short Course
Orchidology Short Course

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When: Friday, March 11, 2011 from 9:00 AM to 4:45 PM

Where: Corbin Building, Classroom A

The University of Florida’s Tropical Research and Education Center’s Orchidology Short Course at Fairchild during the 9th Annual International Orchid Festival.

Fee: Admission to the Garden and an additional $25 for the course.

To register, please call 305.667.1651, ext. 3371 or email kbobson@fairchildgarden.org.

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.                 Registration

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.                 Opening remarks, welcome

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.               Sex, Crime, Hollywood and A Brief Introduction
                                               to Orchid History
                                               Wagner Vendrame, Ph.D.

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.            Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:45 a.m.            Insect Pests of Orchids
Catharine Mannion, Ph.D.

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.     Lunch Break

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.                Diseases of Orchids
Aaron Palmateer, Ph.D.

 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.               Evolution and Orchids
                                             Martin Motes, Ph.D.

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.               Coffee Break

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.              Orchid Flowers: Up close and Personal
 Wagner Vendrame, Ph.D.

4:15 – 4:45 p.m.              Closing remarks and certificate delivery

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