|Mark Kokinchak earned his BS degree in Environmental Horticulture from the University of Connecticut in 1985. Mark first worked for a family nursery obtaining practical landscape experience before attending UCONN. Afterwards, he trained with Bartlett Tree and implemented the first IPM Monitor program in Danbury, CT. He then worked for 15 years for Lesco, Inc. where he used his knowledge to encourage sales helping customers to understand insect and disease controls. Currently Mark conducts a wide range of insect, disease and weed control at a large wholesale nursery in Newtown and Watertown, CT. He also teaches License classes for CT. 3a Ornamental and turf and 3d arborist.|
Classes by this instructor
Learn to identify the insects common to the northeastern United States that feed on woody and herbaceous plants and the damage that they cause. Learn to judge the severity of an infestation and to select and implement control measures based on the insect's biology. Prerequisite: Introduction to P more...
Learn about common diseases of woody and herbaceous ornamentals and turfgrass caused by bacteria, fungi, nematodes, viruses, and abiotic factors and the cultural, biological, and least toxic strategies for their control. Discuss diagnoses of plant problems, including identification of disease— more...