1998USDA-ES Smith-Lever Competitive Grants Program
USDA-ES Smith-Lever Competitive Grants Program
Using buffer crops to protect cotton from lygus bugs.
Principal Investigator: P. Goodell, UC IPM Project, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier
Integrated pest management on dairies.
Principal Investigator: N. Hinkle, Entomology, UC Riverside
Using degree-day information to improve citrus pest management decision making.
Principal Investigator: E. Grafton-Cardwell, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier
Development of text for the weeds of California.
Principal Investigator: J. DiTomaso, Vegetable Crops/Weed Science, UC Davis
Validation of the monitoring system for timing fungicide applications to control shot hole disease of almond.
Principal Investigator: B. Teviotdale, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier
Insect collections for field scout pest identification training.
Principal Investigator: H. Costa, Entomology, UC Riverside
Implementation of San Jose scale and associated parasitoid monitoring program in almonds for pest control advisors and almond farmers.
Principal Investigator: W. Bentley, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier; E. Grafton-Cardwell, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier
Production of a video for teaching the biology and control of crown gall disease.
Principal Investigator: J. Hasey, UC Coop. Ext., Sutter/Yuba counties
Validation of insect degree-day models in vegetable and row crops and an oblique banded leafroller model from Washington State University for orchard crops.
Principal Investigator: C. Pickel, UC IPM Project, Sutter/Yuba counties; M. Cahn, UC Coop. Ext., Sutter/Yuba counties
Biologically Integrated Vineyard Systems (BIVS) in the Central San Joaquin Valley.
Principal Investigator: M. Costello, UC Coop. Ext., Fresno Co
Demonstrating weed management of yellow starthistle in Sierra foothill range and pasture.
Principal Investigator: T. Prather, UC IPM Project, Kearney Agricultural Center; W. Johnson, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis
Continued training on monitoring and control of walnut husk fly.
Principal Investigator: B. Olsen; UC Coop. Ext., Butte Co.; C. Pickel, UC IPM Project, Sutter/Yuba counties
Commercial implementation of biological control of fire blight disease of pear.
Principal Investigator: R. Elkins; UC Coop. Ext., Lake County; C. Ingles, UC Coop. Ext., Sacramento Co.; S. Lindow, Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley
California Cotton Manager on World Wide Web.
Principal Investigator: D. Munier, UC Coop. Ext., Glenn Co.
Stone fruits IPM.
Principal Investigator: C. Pickel; UC IPM Project, Sutter/Yuba counties; W. Bentley, UC IPM Project, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier