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

Philip S Ward

Professor
Entomology
One Shields Avenue
367 Briggs Hall
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-0486
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Specialty

Systematics and evolutionary biology of ants; genetic structure of social insect populations

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Becchetti, T.A.; Davy, J.S.; Lile, D.F.; Giraud, D. (2011). Establishing and Managing Irrigated Pasture for Horses. ANR. Publication 8486
  • McDougald, N.; Becchetti, T.A.; Frost, W.E. (2010). Estimating the Cost of Replacing Forage Losses on Annual Rangeland. ANR. Publication 8446
  • Atwill, E.; Mohammed, H.O.; Dunbar, L.; McDougald, N.; Stipetic, K. (2010). "The risk of Listeria monocytogenes infection in beef cattle operations." Journal of Applied Microbiology 108(1): 349-356.
  • Barry, Sheila; George, Melvin; Becchetti, Theresa (2008, 2008). "Deep Clay Ecological Site Description (R015XI009CA)." Ecological Site Information System from http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/.
  • Barry, Sheila; George, Melvin; Larsen, Stephanie; Harper, John; Schriefer, Craig (2008, 2008). "Fine Loamy Upland Ecological Site Description (R015XI015CA)." Ecological Site Information System
  • Frost, Bill; George, Melvin; Becchetti, Theresa; Forero, Larry (2008, 2008). "Loamy Foothills Ecological Site Description (R018XI007CA)." Ecological Site Information System from http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/.
  • Lile, D.F.; Tate, K.W.; Doran, M.P.; George, H.A. (2008). Management Options to Reduce Pollutants from Irrigated Pastures. ANR. Publication Number 6590D
  • Becchetti, Theresa; George, Melvin; Oster, Ken (2008, 2008). "Shallow Loamy Upland Ecological Site Description (R015XI011CA)." Ecological Site Information System from http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/.
  • Barry, S.J.; George, M.R.; Larson, S.R.; Ward, T.A.; Dudley, D.M.; Laca, E.A. (2006). "Comparison of Comparative Yield and Stubble Height for Estimating Herbage Standing Crop in Annual Rangelands." Rangeland Ecology and Management 59(4): 438-441.
  • Tate, K.W.; Ward, T.A.; Atwill, E.R.; Lancaster, D.L.; Barry, S.; George, H.A.; Frost, W.E.; Markegard, G. (2003). "A comparison of three visual assessments for riparian and stream health." Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 58(2): 83-88.
  • Tate, K.W.; Ward, T.A.; Atwill, E.R. (2003). Guidelines for Monitoring the Establishment of Riparian Grazing Systems. Rangeland Monitoring Series. ANR. Publication #8094
  • Tate, K.W.; Ward, T.A.; Atwill, E.R. (2003). Visual Assessment of Riparian Health. Rangeland Monitoring Series. ANR. Publication #8089
  • Barry, Sheila; George, Melvin; Becchetti, Theresa; Daly, Josh; Striby, Karl "Coastal Clayey Ecological Site Description (R015XI020CA)." Ecological Site Information System from http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/.
  • Becchetti, Theresa; George, Melvin; Davy, Josh; Barry, Sheila "Gravelly Fine Loam Ecological Site Description (R015XI022CA)." Ecological Site Information System from http://esis.sc.egov.usda.gov/.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Barry, S.; Larson, S.; Becchetti, T.A.; Forero, L.; George, M.; Eviner, V. (2012). Best Management Practices on Rangelands to Influence Ecosystem Services. 65th Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Spokane, WA.
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2012). "Grass Tetany." Stanislaus County Farm Bureau Farm News
  • Larson, S.; Becchetti, T.A.; DiTomaso, J.; George, M. (2012). Web-based Decision Support Matrix for Integrate Weed Management. 65th Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Spokane, WA.
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2011). "Estimating the Cost of Replacing Forage Losses on California Annual Rangeland." Stanislaus County Farm Bureau Farm News
  • McDougald, N.; Becchetti, T.A.; Frost, W.E. (2011). Estimating the Cost of Replacing Forage Losses on California Annual Rangeland. 64th Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Billings, MT.
  • Roche, L.; Tate, K.W.; Becchetti, T.A.; Lewis, D.; Dahlgren, R.; Atwill, E. (2011). Healthy Rangeland Watersheds and Productive Livestock Enterprises: Why Not? 64th Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Billings, MT.
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2011). "Livestock 101 – Useless Trivia to stump your relatives." Stanislaus County Farm Bureau Farm News
  • (2011). Natural Resources Extension Programs and Impacts, Water Issues.M. Kuhns. Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals.
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2010). "Carbon Sequestration on Rangelands." Stanislaus County Farm Bureau Farm News
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Larsen, R.; Forero, L. (2010). Goal Driven Leases as an Ecosystem Service. 63rd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Denver, CO,
  • Larson-Praplan, S.R.; Barry, S.; Zhang, J.; Schriefer, C.; Laca, E.A. (2009). Ecological and Economical Impacts of Management Options for Medusahead Control. 62nd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Albuquerque, New Mexico,
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2009). "Ecological and Economical Impacts of Management Options for Medusahead Control." Stanislaus County Farm Bureau Farm News
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Doran, M.P.; Larson, S.R.; Cherr, C.; DiTomaso, J.M.; Davy, J. (2009). The role of livestock and precision grazing for controlling noxious weeds invading annual rangelands. European Association for Animal Production 60th Annual Meeting. Barcelona, Spain, Session 34
  • Barry, S.; Becchetti, T.A. (2008). "Connecting youth with natural resource management." UC Delivers
  • Schriefer, C.; Becchetti, T.A.; Zhang, J.; Harper, J.; Larson, S.R.; Davy, J.; Forero, L. (2008). Controlling Medusahead – Identifying The Period Of Susceptibility. 61st Annual Society for Range Management. Louisville, KY,
  • Harper, J.M.; Larson, S.R.; Becchetti, T.A.; Barry, S.; Cherr, C.; Zhang, J. (2008). Grazing Strategies to Control Medusahead On California Rangelands. 61st Annual Society for Range Management. Louisville, KY,
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Barry, S.; Schor, T. (2008). Outreach to a Coalition: Environmentalist, agencies and ranchers working together to conserve CA Rangelands. 61st Annual Society for Range Management. Louisville, KY,
  • Lile, D.F.; Becchetti, T.A.; Lancaster, D.L.; Davy, J.; Forero, L.; Brown, H.; Tate, K.W. (2008). The Effect Of Irrigated Pasture Management On Water Quality. 61st Annual Society for Range Management. Louisville, KY,
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2007). "Oakdale Livestock Forum." UC Delivers
  • Frost, W.E.; Becchetti, T.A.; Barry, S.; Churches, K. (2007). "Water quality and continued grazing can coexist at Pardee Reservoir." UC Delivers
  • Lile, D.F.; Becchetti, T.A.; George, H.A.; Davy, J.S.; Forero, L.; Brown, H.; Tate, K.W. (2007). Water Quality Update – Survey of Irrigated Pastures and Meadows. California Cattlemen’s Association.
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2006 to current). San Joaquin County Field Notes. San Joaquin County Field Notes.
  • Tate, K.W.; Becchetti, T.A.; Atwill, E.R.; Lancaster, D.L.; Barry, S.; George, H.A.; Frost, W.E.; Phillips, R.; Harper, J.; Larson, S.; Farley, J. (2006). Riparian grazing strategies and their impact on riparian health. Rangeland Watershed Workgroup Meeting. Davis, CA,
  • Tate, K.W.; Becchetti, T.A.; Atwill, E.R.; Lancaster, D.L.; Barry, S.; George, H.A.; Frost, W.E.; Phillips, R.; Harper, J.; Larson, S.; Farley, J. (2006). Riparian grazing strategies and their impact on riparian health. San Jose, CA, Cal-Pac Society for Range Management.
  • Tate, K.W.; Becchetti, T.A.; Atwill, E.R.; Lancaster, D.L.; Barry, S.; George, H.A.; Frost, W.E.; Phillips, R.; Harper, J.; Larson, S.; Farley, J. (2006). Riparian grazing strategies and their impact on riparian health. International Conference on The Future of Agriculture: Science, Stewardship, and Sustainability. Sacramento, CA,
  • Battaglia, C.; Tate, K.W.; Ward, T.A.; Lancaster, D.L.; McDougald, N. (2005). Confirmation of Riparian Friendly Grazing Project Results and Development of Achievable Site Specific Reference Conditions for Grazed Riparian Areas. Submitted to USDA Western SARE.
  • Davy, J.; Evans, J.; Ward, T.A. (2005). Livestock Identification: An Introduction to Electronic Animal Identification Systems and Comparison of Technologies. 3
  • Ward, T.A. (2003). Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Question and Answers.
  • Tate, K.W.; Ward, T.A.; Atwill, E.R.; Lancaster, D.L.; Barry, S.; George, H.A.; Frost, W.E.; Harper, J.M.; Markegard, G.; Phillips, R.; Farley, J. (2003). Riparian Grazing: Can it work for me? California Cattleman Magazine.
  • Ward, T.A. (2003). West Nile Virus informational data sheet.
  • Becchetti, T.A. (2002 to current). Livestock Lines. Livestock Lines.
  • Tate, K.W.; Ward, T.A.; Atwill, E.R. (2001). A comparison of three riparian resource assessments. Riparian Habitat and Floodplains Conference. Sacramento, CA,
  • Tate, K.W.; Ward, T.A.; Atwill, E.R. (2001). A comparison of three riparian resource assessments. Society for Range Management 54th Annual Conference.
  • Tate, K.W.; Ward, T.A.; Atwill, E.R. (2001). A cross-sectional survey of California’s grazed rangeland riparian areas. Riparian Habitat and Floodplains Conference proceedings.
  • Stokes, C.A.; Ward, T.A.; Dietterick, B. (2000). An evaluation of water quality monitoring kits used in San Luis Obispo County, California. Society for Range Management 53rd Annual Conference.
  • Tate, K.W.; Ward, T.A.; Atwill, E.R. (2000). Riparian Grazing Project. Society for Range Management 53rd Annual Conference.
  • Ward, T.A. (2000). Stenner Creek: A case study in riparian grazing management. Society for Range Management 53rd Annual Conference.
  • Ward, T.A. (1999). A comparison between scientific water quality testing and rancher available kits for nonpoint source pollution. EPA Seventh National Nonpoint Source Monitoring Workshop.

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