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UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines

About the Cucurbits Guidelines

[UC Peer Reviewed] UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines Cucurbits
UC ANR Publication 3445        Download PDF

Authored by University of California faculty, specialists, and farm advisors, produced and edited by UC Statewide IPM Program, University of California, Davis. Guidelines Coordinator T. Martin. Production C. Laning, M. J. O'Neill, F. Rosa.

General Information, and Insects and Mites
E. T. Natwick, UC Cooperative Extension, Imperial County
J. J. Stapleton, UC IPM Program, Kearney Agricultultural Center, Parlier
C. S. Stoddard, UCCE Merced & Madera counties
Acknowledgment for contributions to Insects and Mites
R. L. Coviello, UC Cooperative Extension, Fresno County
L. D. Godfrey, Entomology, UC Davis
C. B. Fouche, UC Cooperative Extension, San Joaquin County
C. G. Summers, Entomology, UC Davis and Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier
J. B. LeBoeuf, AgriData Sensing, Inc., Fresno
M. Murray, UC Cooperative Extension, Colusa and Glenn counties
Weeds
C. S. Stoddard, UC Cooperative Extension, Merced & Madera counties
Acknowledgement for contributions to Weeds
W. T. Lanini, Plant Sciences and Weed Science, UC Davis
C. E. Bell, UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego County
Nematodes
B. B. Westerdahl, Nematology, UC Davis
J. O. Becker, Nematology, UC Riverside
Acknowledgment for contributions to Nematodes
U. C. Kodira, Nematology, UC Davis
Diseases
R. M. Davis, Plant Pathology, UC Davis
T. A. Turini, UC Cooperative Extension, Imperial County
B. J. Aegerter, UC Cooperative Extension, San Joaquin County
J. J. Stapleton, UC IPM Program, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier
Acknowledgment for contributions to Diseases
W. D. Gubler, Plant Pathology, UC Davis
Acknowledgment for contributions to Diseases (Cucurbit Yellow Stunting Disorder Virus)
R. L. Gilbertson, Plant Pathology, UC Davis
W. M. Wintermantel, USDA, ARS, Salinas, Calif.
Crop Team and Year-Round IPM Program Development
C. S. Stoddard, UC Cooperative Extension, Merced & Madera counties (Crop Team Leader)
P. B. Goodell, UC IPM Program, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier (IPM Facilitator)
J. L. Azulai, UC IPM Program, Davis
J. O. Becker, Nematology, UC Riverside
D. Henderson, UC Cooperative Extension, Imperial County (currently at Monsanto)
W. T. Lanini, Weed Science and Plant Sciences, UC Davis
T. A. Martin, UC IPM Program, Davis
E. T. Natwick, UC Cooperative Extension, Imperial County
T. A. Turini, UC Cooperative Extension, Imperial County

These guidelines represent the best information currently available to the authors and are intended to help you in making the best choices for an IPM program. Not all registered materials are mentioned. Always check the label and with local authorities for the most up-to-date information regarding registration and restrictions on pesticide use. Check with your agricultural commissioner for latest restricted entry intervals.


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