Current Projects

These projects were funded by the Western IPM Center's 2016 grants. For more details about a project, or to find one not listed here, use the search function on the IPM Projects Interagency Database.

Project Initiation 

  • Integrating Mechanical or Chemical Control with Biological Control for Improved Saltcedar Management at Southwestern Reservoirs
    • Project Director: Erik Lehnhoff, New Mexico State University
  • Network Characteristics and Modeling of Powdery Mildew Spread: Foundations for Area-Wide IPM

    • Project DirectorDavid H. Gent, Oregon State University
  • Canopy Modification for Macadamia Felted Coccid Management in Macadamia Nut Orchards in Hawaii
    • Project DirectorAlyssa Cho, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Discovery and Evaluation of Potential Biocontrol Agents to Reduce Ergot in Cool-Season Grass Seed Crops of the Pacific Northwest
    • Project DirectorNavneet Kaur, Oregon State University
  • Integrated Pest Management of Barb Goatgrass and Medusahead in Annual Grasslands
    • Project DirectorElise Gornish, University of California, Davis

Work Groups 

  • Pulse Crops IPM Work Group
    • Project DirectorTodd Scholz, USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council
  • Western Region Tribal IPM Outreach and Education Project
    • ​Project Director: Ross Racine, Intertribal Agriculture Council (California and Arizona)
    • Montana Invasive Species Strategic Plan - Pest Component
      • Project DirectorBryce R. Christiaens, Missoula County Weed District

Outreach and Implementation 

  • Enhancing Insect Pest Management in Irrigated Desert Alfalfa
    • Project DirectorAyman M. Mostafa, University of Arizona
  • Creation of a Web-based Training Course to Promote Biological Control
    • Project DirectorUte Chambers, Washington State University



Planning Documents

  • IPM Practices Evaluation for Landscape Trees and Shrubs
    • Project Director: Gino Graziano, University of Alaska, Fairbanks