Recent Projects

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2016 PROJECTS

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

 

2015 PROJECTS

 

Project Initiation 

  • Brown Stink Bug Management In An Established Cotton IPM Program: A Benefit-Cost Analysis
    • Project DirectorLydia Brown, University of Arizona
  • Reestablishing IPM Recommendations For Aphids In Alfalfa Hay In The Low Desert
    • Project DirectorAyman Mostafa, University of Arizona
  • A Model To Predict Duration Of Soil Solarization For Disinfesting Nursery Soils Contaminated By Phytophthora Species
    • Project DirectorJennifer Parke, Oregon State University
  • Development Of A Molecular Detection Protocol For Ergot Spores In Cool-Season Grasses Grown For Seed
    • Project DirectorJeremiah Dung, Oregon State University
  • Wildland Fruit As Winter Refugia For Spotted Wing Drosophila In The Intermountain West
    • Project DirectorLori Spears, Utah State University
  • Predicting Variation Of Biological Insect Control In Alfalfa Hay And Seed Crops
    • Project DirectorRanda Jabbour, University of Wyoming

Work Groups 

  • Joining Forces: Midwest And Western Weather Work Groups For National Harmonization Of Weather-Based Decision Tools
    • Project DirectorWalter Mahaffee, USDA-ARS
  • Developing A Roadmap Towards Sustainable Management Of Potato Soilborne Diseases
    • ​Project Director: Brenda Schroeder, University of Idaho

Outreach and Implementation 

  • Sharpening Tribal Skills In Forest Pest Detection And Response
    • Project DirectorNina Hapner, Kashia Bank of Pomo Indians of the Stewarts Point Rancheria
  • Boulder County Emerald Ash Borer Outreach And Implementation Project
    • Project DirectorCarrie Haverfield, Boulder County Commissioners Office
  • Field Guide For Integrated Pest Management In Hops
    • Project DirectorAnn George, Washington Hop Commission

2014 Projects

 

 

Project Initiation 

Work Groups 

  • Work Group Formation: Establishment of Baseline Data Regarding Regional Bed Bug Management Practices, Challenges, and Research Needs
    • Project Director: Andrew Sutherland, University of California
  • Western Region Tribal Work Group
    • Project DirectorNina Hapner, Kashia Band of Pomo Indians of the Steward's Point Rancheria

Outreach and Implementation 

IPM Planning Documents 

Special Issues Projects (to date)