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
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  • Network Characteristics and Modeling of Powdery Mildew Spread: Foundations for Area-Wide IPM

  • Project Director: David H. Gent, Oregon State University
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  • Canopy Modification for Macadamia Felted Coccid Management in Macadamia Nut Orchards in Hawaii

  • Project Director: Alyssa Cho, University of Hawaii at Manoa
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  • Discovery and Evaluation of Potential Biocontrol Agents to Reduce Ergot in Cool-Season Grass Seed Crops of the Pacific Northwest
  • Project Director: Navneet Kaur, Oregon State University
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  • Integrated Pest Management of Barb Goatgrass and Medusahead in Annual Grasslands
  • Project Director: Elise Gornish, University of California, Davis

Work Groups

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

Outreach and Implementation

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

Planning Documents

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

 

2015 Projects

Project Initiation

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

Work Groups

  • Joining Forces: Midwest And Western Weather Work Groups For National Harmonization Of Weather-Based Decision Tools
  • Project Director: Walter Mahaffee, USDA-ARS
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  • 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 Director: Nina Hapner, Kashia Bank of Pomo Indians of the Stewarts Point Rancheria
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  • Boulder County Emerald Ash Borer Outreach And Implementation Project
  • Project Director: Carrie Haverfield, Boulder County Commissioners Office
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  • Field Guide For Integrated Pest Management In Hops
  • Project Director: Ann 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
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  • Western Region Tribal Work Group
  • Project Director: Nina Hapner, Kashia Band of Pomo Indians of the Steward's Point Rancheria

Outreach and Implementation

IPM Planning Documents

Special Issues Projects