Acknowledgments

Developing a content-rich website requires a multitude of talents and many hours of attention to detail. Numerous UC Statewide IPM Program staff helped develop this site. This list singles out key individuals and their primary involvement.

Central website development

Planning, management, development, and design

  • Tunyalee Martin, Chinh Lam

Programming

  • Chinh Lam

Production

  • Chinh Lam, Fernanda Rosa, Marty Martino

Web server administration

  • Chinh Lam, Marty Martino

Photography

  • Cheryl Reynolds, photo librarian
  • Jack Kelly Clark, ANR Communication Services, retired principal photographer

How to manage pests

Pest Management Guidelines    

  • Ria DeBiase and Petr Kosina, Pest Management Guidelines coordination
  • Fernanda Rosa, Marty Martino, production
  • Lisa Blecker and Maria Alfaro, OPIC—pesticide registration verification

Pests in Homes, Gardens, Landscapes, and Turf   (including material adapted from CD-ROM)

Pest Notes

  • Karey Windbiel-Rojas, technical editor
  • Chris Laning, editor—production and layout
  • Lisa Blecker and Maria Alfaro, OPIC—pesticide registration verification

Quick Tips—English ~ Spanish    

  • Karey Windbiel-Rojas, technical editor
  • Chris Laning, editor—production and layout
  • UC IPM staff, content development
  • Riesa Bigalow, Myriam Grajales-Hall, Lucia Varela—Spanish translation

Material adapted from The UC Guide to Solving Garden and Landscape Problems (including pests of ornamental trees, shrubs, fruit, and vegetables)

  • Karey Windbiel-Rojas, technical editor
  • Cheryl Reynolds, editor and page development

Natural Enemies Gallery

  • Jodi Azulai, Steve Dreistadt, Mary Louise Flint, and Emily Thacher—compilation
  • Compiled largely from the Natural Enemies Handbook

Weed Photo Gallery

  • Jodi Azulai, Mary Louise Flint, and Cheryl Reynolds—compilation
  • Joseph DiTomaso, technical advisor
  • John Roncoroni and Cheryl Wilen: contributions and technical review
  • Illustrations:
    • Dicot Weeds. 1988. T.J. Hafligar and M. Wolf. Basel, Switzerland: Ciba-Geigy.
    • Grass Weeds. 1980. E. Hafliger and H. Scholz. Basel, Switzerland: Ciba-Geigy.
    • Monocot Weeds. 1982. U. Kuhn; L. Hanet-Ahti; R. Faden; F. Speta. Basel, Switzerland: Ciba-Geigy.
    • Common Weeds of the United States. 1971. USDA ARS. New York: Dover Publications, Inc.
  • Photos:
    • Indian tobacco, Don Tate
    • Wild carrot, Doug Goldman @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA-NRCS-NPDT
    • Wild garlic, Conrad Nutchan
    • Wild parsley, Auburn University College of Agriculture

Key to Identifying Common Household Ants

UC Guide to Healthy Lawns

Pesticides and Water Quality

  • Mary Louise Flint, technical editor
  • Cheryl Reynolds, Karey Windbiel-Rojas, and Jodi Azulai—development and contributions
  • ANR Urban Horticulture Workgroup, funding support
  • Urban Pesticide Committee, Education and Outreach Subcommittee—content suggestions
  • DPR

Key to Aphids Most Commonly Found in San Joaquin Valley Alfalfa and Cotton

Key to Aphids Most Commonly Found in Small Grains, Corn, and Sorghum in California

Databases and calculators

California Weather Databases

  • Joyce Strand, agricultural meteorologist
  • Marty Martino, meteorology assistant—acquisition and quality control
  • California Department of Water Resources California Irrigation Management Information System, data acquisition and transfer (automatic stations)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce, data acquisition (climate stations)
  • Many individuals and agency personnel, data acquisition (PestCast and TouchTone stations)

Research Grants Programs Database

  • UC scientists, project information
  • Buz Dreyer, database and Web programming

Citrus Thrips Damage Estimator

  • Heinrich Schweizer and Joseph G. Morse, authors
  • Ed Morgan, programming
  • Steve Dreistadt, principal editor

Tomato Powdery Mildew Spray Forecast Model

  • Remigio A. Guzman-Plazola, R. Michael Davis, and J. J. Marois—authors
  • Buz Dreyer, Web programming

Phenology Model Database

  • Nena Bloom, Erin Borden, Ann Strawn—analysis and final model specification

Disease Model Database

  • Jenny Broome, Nena Bloom, Nora Underwood, Remigio Guzman-Plazola—analysis and final model specification

Pest Monitoring Research Tool

  • Carolyn Pickel and Frank Zalom, specifications
  • Buz Dreyer, Web programming

Fire Blight Risk Assessment

  • Broc Zoller and Rachel Elkins, authors
  • Buz Dreyer, Web programming

WaterTox

  • USDA Natural Resources Conservative Service, data and models
  • Ed Morgan, web programing
  • Kris Lymn-Patterson, CGI complements

Urban Pesticide database

  • Mary Louise Flint and Scott Parker, content and analysis
  • Buz Dreyer, programing

Online Training

Providing IPM Services in Schools and Child Care Settings

  • Online Course Development
    • Cheryl Reynolds and Tunyalee Martin —University of California Statewide IPM Program
  • Content
    • Asa Bradman, Center for Environmental Research and Children’s Health
    • Andrew Sutherland, UC IPM
    • Vickie Leonard, California Childcare Health Program, UCSF
    • Luis Agurto, Jr., Pestec
  • Alliance Team Members and Reviewers
    • Laurie Brajkovich, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
    • Nita Davidson, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
    • Doug Downie, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
    • Tanya Drlik, Contra Costa County
    • Martyn Hopper, Pest Control Operators of California
    • Basil Ibewiro, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
    • Dennis Jordan, Alameda County Lead Poisoning Prevention Department
    • Scott Kessler, California Department of Public Health
    • Jenifer Lipman, Head Start, Los Angeles County Office of Education
    • Belinda Messenger, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
    • Mark Robertson, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
  • Funding for this project was provided by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation
  • Photography: UC Statewide IPM Program, UC ANR Repository, Pestec, Vickie Leonard, Robin L. Tabuchi, Dong-Hwan Choe, Daniel Suiter
  • Illustrations: Chris O’Connor, clipart provided by California Department of Pesticide Regulation
  • Narration and editing: Cheryl Reynolds and Ray Lucas
  • Thanks to Leigh Dragoon, ANR Communication Services, for technical assistance and to Rosemary Castorina and Sarah Theiner of CERCH for Project Support

Pesticide Resistance

  • Development
    • Cheryl Reynolds, Kassim Al-Khatib, and Tunyalee Martin —University of California Statewide IPM Program
  • Content
    • Doug Gubler, Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis
    • Larry Godfrey, Department of Entomology and Nematology, UC Davis
    • Elizabeth Grafton-Cardwell, Lindcove Research and Extension Center and UC Riverside
    • Kassim Al-Khatib, UC Statewide IPM Program
  • Photography: Unless otherwise noted, all photographs are from the UC Statewide IPM Collection
  • Narration and editing: Cheryl Reynolds and Ray Lucas
  • Thanks to Leigh Dragoon, ANR Communication Services, for technical assistance

Urban Pesticide Runoff and Mitigation,
Pesticide Application Equipment and Calibration

  • Development
    • Cheryl Reynolds, Tunyalee Martin, and Joyce F. Strand—University of California Statewide IPM Program
  • Content
    • Mary Louise Flint, Associate Director for Urban and Community IPM, UC IPM
    • Jay Gan, Water Quality Specialist, University of California Riverside
    • Darren Haver, Water Resources/Water Quality Advisor and South Coast REC Director, Orange County
    • Cheryl A. Wilen, Area Integrated Pest Management Advisor South Coast, UC IPM
  • Advisory Committee
    • Nita Davidson, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
    • Naresh Duggal, IPM Manager, Santa Clara County
    • Cynthia Havstad, StopWaste.org, Alameda County
    • Scott Parker, Program Representative, UCCE San Diego
    • Gina Purin, IPM Outreach, Marin County Pollution Prevention Program
    • Nan Singhasemanon, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
  • Partial funding for this project was provided by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation
  • Photography:  Unless otherwise noted, all photographs are from the UC Statewide IPM Collection
  • Illustrations:  Chris O’Connor, Celeste Rusconi, and the UC Statewide IPM Collection
  • Narration and editing:  Cheryl Reynolds, Michael Poe, and Ray Lucas
  • Thanks to Leigh Dragoon, ANR Communication Services, for technical assistance

Moving Beyond Pesticides

  • Cheryl A. Reynolds, Mary Louise Flint, and Joyce F. Strand—University of California Statewide IPM Program
  • Funding of this project was provided by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation and U.S. EPA
  • Advisory Committee:
    • Nita Davidson, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
    • Ann Joseph, Consultant
    • Ron Kanemoto, Yamagami’s Nursery
    • Tunyalee Martin, UC IPM
    • Cheryl Wilen, UC IPM Southern California
    • Karey Windbiel-Rojas, UC IPM
  • Photography:  Cheryl Reynolds, Jack Kelly Clark, Statewide IPM Photo Collection, Clothes moth – Ken Gray Image Courtesy of Oregon State University, “The Bug Blaster” images courtesy of Patrick O’Donnell
  • Illustrations:  Chris O’Connor and Statewide IPM Collection
  • Video:  Ray Lucas
  • Narration:  Michael Poe
  • Special thanks goes to:  Jodi Azulai, Steve Dreistadt, Adam Shiffman, Karey Windbiel-Rojas
  • Very special thanks and appreciation go to Don Shor and Rosanne Mignosa of Redwood Barn Nursery of Davis for allowing filming of video clips

Introduction to Pesticides for Retail Employees

  • Cheryl A. Reynolds, Mary Louise Flint, and Joyce F. Strand—University of California Statewide IPM Program
  • Funding of this project was provided by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation and U.S. EPA
  • Advisory Committee:
    • Nita Davidson, California Department of Pesticide Regulation
    • Ann Joseph, Consultant
    • Ron Kanemoto, Yamagami’s Nursery
    • Cheryl Wilen, UC IPM Southern California
    • Karey Windbiel-Rojas, UC IPM
  • Photography:  Cheryl Reynolds, Jack Kelly Clark, Statewide IPM Photo Collection
  • Illustrations:  Chris O’Connor; Pesticide drift illustrations by Celeste Rusconi
  • Video:  Ray Lucas
  • Narration:  Michael Poe
  • Special thanks goes to:  Jodi Azulai, Barbara Ohlendorf, Adam Shiffman, Karey Windbiel-Rojas
    The staff at Davis Ace Hardware for giving permission to take photographs of pesticide products and labels
  • Very special thanks and appreciation go to Don Shor and Rosanne Mignosa of Redwood Barn Nursery of Davis for allowing filming of video clips

PCA Exam Helper

  • Emily Thacher and Mary Louise Flint, compilation
  • Thanks to California Department of Pesticide Regulation staff, especially Adolfo Gallo and Mac Takeda, for assistance

Bee Precaution Pesticide Rating

  • Richard S. Cowles, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Brad Hanson, Plant Sciences, UC Davis
  • Reed M. Johnson, Ohio State University
  • Ramesh Sagili, Oregon State University
  • Cheryl A. Wilen, UC IPM Program, UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego County

Tunyalee Martin and Petr Kosina, coordinators; Chinh Lam and Chris Laning, production; UC IPM. Partially funded by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U. S. Department of Agriculture - Crop Protection and Pest Management Competitive Grants Program.

Evaluation

Almond IPM Practices Survey

Past contributors

  • Jodi Azulai, Romy Basler, Karen Beverlin, Buz Dreyer, Michelle Fayard, Mary Louise Flint, Pauli Galin, Kathy Keatley Garvey, Lisa Gough, Shawn King, Stephanie Klunk, Johanna Kwan, Ed Morgan, Barbara Ohlendorf, Mary Jane O’Neil, Leon Salcedo, Donna Seaver, Joyce Strand, Adam Shiffman, Larry Strand, Kathy Stewart, Geoff Stratton—UC IPM staff
  • Seyed Ahmad, Craig Anderson, Jing Cai, Nate Cauchi, Melvin Cheah, Phillip Chiu, Joshua Coley, Wilson Lam, Leo Lam, Sherry Li, Alfred Nicolas, Alex Ohlendorf, George Suarez, Ricky Wong, and Hana Zeidenberg—student assistants

Funding for this website

This website is a program of the University of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program, funded through the UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

The State of California provides primary funding, with additional funding from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Crop Protection Pest Management Competitive Grants Program.

Results of some specific sponsored research or extension projects are also reported on this website, and funding sources are identified on those pages

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