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Acknowledgments

Developing a content-rich Web site 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 Web site development

Planning, management, development, and design

  • Joyce Strand, Chris Laning

Programming

  • Leon Salcedo

Production

  • Chris Laning, Fernanda Rosa, Marty Martino, Leon Salcedo

Web server administration

  • Leon Salcedo

Photography

  • Cheryl Reynolds, photo librarian; Mary Jane O'Neill, assistant
  • Jack Kelly Clark, ANR Communication Services, principal photographer

How to manage pests

Pest Management Guidelines    

  • Tunyalee Martin, Pest Management Guidelines coordination
  • Mary Jane O'Neill, production
  • Diane Clarke and Rick Melnicoe, OPIC—pesticide registration verification
  • UC IPM content development staff, hyperlink designation

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

Pest Notes

  • Mary Louise Flint, technical editor
  • Michelle Fayard, editor—production and layout
  • Diane Clarke and Rick Melnicoe, OPIC—pesticide registration verification
  • Content development staff, hyperlink designation

Quick Tips—English ~ Spanish    

  • Mary Louise Flint, technical editor
  • Michelle Fayard, 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)

  • Mary Louise Flint, 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.

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

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

Evaluation

Almond IPM Practices Survey

Past contributors

  • Pauli Galin, Kathy Keatley Garvey, Lisa Gough, Shawn King, Stephanie Klunk, Johanna Kwan, Ed Morgan, Barbara Ohlendorf, Donna Seaver, 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 Web site

This World Wide Web site 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 Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under special project Section 3(d), Integrated Pest Management.

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

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