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Love Them, Hate Them, Eat Them – WEEDS! – A conversation with Professor Antonio DiTommaso, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 12:00pm to 12:00pm

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Please join Cornell University for
Love Them, Hate Them, Eat Them – WEEDS! – An afternoon conversation with Professor Antonio DiTommaso , College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
We all know those pesky plants we call ‘weeds’. We've battled them in our vegetable gardens, perennial flower beds, lawns, and woodlots. Professor DiTommaso will define "what is a weed" and what characteristics make some plants especially problematic for people and animals. He will discuss some general management strategies for ‘staying ahead’ of these plants. Professor DiTommaso will end his presentation by describing some of his research on the invasive non-native vines known as swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum) and how they are impacting native plant and animal species including the Monarch butterfly.
Read more about Professor DiTommaso here .
Date : Sunday, February 3, 2013
Time :
12:00pm - 3:00pm
12 noon – 1:20pm: Lunch and Networking
1:25pm: Welcome
1:30pm: Presentation
2:30pm: Audience Q&A
3:00pm: Event Concludes
Location : Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards
110 S Eutaw Street
Baltimore, MD, 21201
Cost: $30 per person; includes presentation and full luncheon.
Registration closes January 30, 2013 .
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