Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Mark Bolda

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County Director, Santa Cruz County and Farm Advisor, Strawberries & Caneberries
Cooperative Extension Santa Cruz County
1430 Freedom Boulevard, Suite E
Watsonville, CA 95076-2796
(831) 763-8025
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Also in:
Monterey County
San Benito County

Biography

Mark Bolda has been the Strawberry and Caneberry Farm Advisor in Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito Counties since May, 2002 and is serving as the County Director for Santa Cruz County as of September 1, 2012.  Mark graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Agronomy in 1989 and with a Master’s degree in Plant Protection and Pest Management from the University of California in 1995.  Prior to entering studies for his Master's degree, Mark served with the United States Peace Corps in Paraguay as an agricultural extensionist from 1989 to 1992.

Education

M.S. Plant Protection and Pest Management, UC Davis. 1996

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Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Bottoms, T.; Bolda, M, et al. (2013). "Determination of Strawberry Nutrient Optimum Ranges through Diagnosis and Recommendation Integrated System Analysis." HortTechnology 23(3): 312-318.
  • Koike, S.; Gordon, R., et al. (2013). "Recent Developments on Strawberry Collapse Problems in California caused by Fusarium and Macrophomina." International Journal of Fruit Science(13): 1-2, 76-83.
  • Daugovish, O.; Bolda, M., et al. (2012). "Drip Irrigation in Strawberry Nurseries to Reduce the Incidence of Colletotrichum acutatum In Fruit Production." HortScience 47(3)
  • Walsh, D.; Bolda, M., et al. (2011). "Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae): Invasive Pest of Ripenng Soft Fruit Expanding Its Geographic Range and Damage Potential." Journal of Integrated Pest Management 2(1): G1-G7.
  • Bruck, D.; Bolda, M., et al. (2011). "Laboratory and Field Comparisons of insecticides to reduce infestation of Drosophila suzukii in berry crops." Pest Management Science 67: 1375-1385.
  • Njoroge, S.; Vallad, G., et al. (2011). "Phenological and Phytochemical Changes Correlate with Differential Interactions of Verticillium dahliae with Broccoli and Cauliflower." Phytopathology
  • Njoroge, S. Vallad, G.; Park, S., et al. (2011). "Phenological and Phytochemical Changes Correlate with Differential Interactions of Verticillium dahliae with Broccoli and Cauliflower." Phytopathology 101(5): 523-534.
  • Goodhue, R.; Bolda, M., et al. (2011). "Spotted Wing Drosophila infestation of California strawberries and raspberries: economic analysis of potential revenue losses and control costs." Pest Management Science 67: 1396-1402.
  • Bolda, M. (2009). Caneberry Pests. Caneberry Production Manual.. M. Bolda (editor). Oakland, CA, UC ANR Publication.
  • Bolda, M; Gaskell, M. (2009). Caneberry varieties. Caneberry Production Manual.. M. Bolda (editor). Oakland, CA, UC ANR Publication.
  • Tourte, L.; Klonsky, K., et al. (2009). Cost of Production and Economic Returns of Organic Strawberries.M. S. Koike. Oakland, CA, UC ANR Publications. Publication #3531
  • Thompson, P.; Zalom, F., et al. (2009). "Evaluating Insecticides for Control of Adult Lygus Bugs (Miridae: Hemiptera)." Acta Horticulturae (ISHS-International Society for Horticultural Science) 842: 219-222.
  • Bolda, M; Gaskell, M. (2009). Introduction. Caneberry Production Manual.. M. Bolda (editor). Oakland, CA, UC ANR Publication.
  • Shennan, C.; Muramoto, J., et al. (2009). Optimizing Anaerobic Soil Disinfestaton for Non-fumigated Strawberry Production in California. Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions:
  • Surendra, D.; Bi, J., et al. (2009). Pest Management in Organic Strawberries. Organic Strawberry Production.M. S. Koike. Oakland, CA, UC ANR Publication. Publication #3531
  • Gaskell, M.; Bolda, M., et al. (2009). "Strawberry Nitrogen Fertilization from Organic Nutrient Sources." Acta Horticulturae (ISHS-International Society for Horticultural Science) 842: 385-388.
  • Muramoto, J.; Shennan, C., et al. (2008). Effect of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation on Weed Seed Germination. Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions:
  • Bolda, M. (2008). Innovations in Raspberry and Caneberry Production in California. 50th Anniversary Horticulture Grower's Short Course.
  • Bolda, M. (2008). Pest Management in Caneberries. 50th Anniversary Horticulture Grower's Short Course.
  • Daugovish, O.; Mochizuki, M., et al. (2007). "Drip Irrigation in Strawberry Transplant Nursery Fields for Anthracnose Management In Fruit Production Fields." NASS/NASGA Proceedings
  • Johnson, M.; Picket, C., et al. (2007). Light Brown Apple Moth in California: Quarantine, Management and Potential Impacts. UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program.
  • Tzanetakis, I.; Wintermantel, W., et al. (2006). "Epidemiology of Strawberry pallidosis - associated virus and Occurence of Pallidosis Related Disease in North America." Plant Disease 90: 1343-1346.
  • Zalom, F.; Phillips, P., et al. (2005). UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Strawberries. UC ANR Publication. Publication Number 3468
  • Perry, E.; Bolda, M., et al. (2003). UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Caneberries. UC ANR Publication. Publication Number 3437
  • Perry, E.; Koike, S., et al. (2003). UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Caneberries. UC ANR Publication. Publication Number 3437
  • van Bruggen, A.; Grünwald, N., et al. (1996). "Cultura Methods and Soil Nutrient Status in Low and High Input Agricultural Systems, as they affect Rhizoctonia solani." Rhizoctonia Species: Taxonomy, Molecular Biology, Ecology, Pathology and Control
  • Walsh, D.; Bolda, M., et al. "Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae): Invasive Pest of Ripening Soft Fruit Expanding Its Geographic Range and Damage Potential." Journal of Integrated Pest Management, Entomological Society of America

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