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

Charles G Summers Ph.D.

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Entomologist, emeritus
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
(559) 646-6523
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Also in:
Entomology (UCD)

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Biography

Ph.D., Cornell University, 1970

Research Statement
Economic entomology and pest management: biology and ecology of insects attacking field and vegetable crops; pest management of field and vegetable crop insects and the interaction of multiple pest complexes; development of economic injury levels and economic thresholds; insect/plant-virus relationships with emphasis on aphid-borne viruses. Biology, ecology, and management of silverleaf whitefly. Management of aphids, aphid-borne viruses, and whiteflies utilizing reflective plastic mulch.

Specialty

Pest management of field and vegetable crops, biology, ecology and management of aphids, aphids as virus vectors

California Agriculture Article Contributions

ANR Workgroup Associations

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