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Workgroup Chair Information
Name Jhalendra Rijal (Co-Chair)
Phone 209-525-6800
Unit: Stanislaus County
Name Kris Tollerup (Co-Chair)
Phone 559-646-6527
Unit: Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
Membership List
AES Scientist
Reid, Michael Department of Plant Sciences
  Cooperative Extension Specialist Postharvest biology and technology of ornamentals, cut flowers, flowering plants, foliage plants. Physiology of flowering and flowering control, chilling injury, mode of action of ethylene and inhibition of ethylene responses.
Roderick, George Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Professor and Chair Invasive species, population genetics, biodiversity science
Trumble, John Entomology (UCR)
  Distinguished Professor Plant compensation for insect herbivory; impact of air and heavy metal pollution on plant-insect interactions; biological and microbial control in sustainable agriculture; chemical ecology; participate on the celery and tomato guidelines
CE Advisor
Bethke, James San Diego County
  Farm Advisor Nurseries and Floriculture
Bolda, Mark Santa Cruz County
  County Director, Santa Cruz County and Farm Advisor, Strawberries & Caneberries
Bolshakova, Virginia San Mateo-San Francisco Counties
  Advisor Insect Ecology
Dahlquist-Willard, Ruth Fresno County
  Small Farms Advisor
Dara, Surendra Santa Barbara County
  Strawberry and Vegetable Crops Advisor Strawberry and Vegetable Crops - Entomology, integrated pest management, microbial control, plant pathology and other areas of plant production and protection.
Daugovish, Oleg Ventura County
  Strawberry and Vegetable Crop Advisor Ag and Environmental Issues for Veg Crops and Strawberries
Espino, Luis Colusa County
  Rice Farm Advisor Entomology, Agronomy
Faber, Ben Ventura County
  Advisor Soils and water, avocados and minor subtropicals in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties.
Gispert, Carmen Indio Office
  Area Viticulture/Pest Management Advisor Wine and table grapes
Goodell, Peter Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
  Cooperative Extension Advisor Emeritus, IPM Development and delivery of IPM tactics, nematode and insect pest management in field crops, (cotton, alfalfa, melon) developing IPM strategies at the ecological landscape level
Haviland, David Kern County
  Farm Advisor Entomologist and Pest Management. Advise in identification and control of Pest.
Long, Rachael Capital Corridor MCP Cooperative Extension
  Farm Advisor for Field Crops, Pest Management Pest management, agronomy, dry beans, alfalfa, water quality, oil seed crops
Mueller, Shannon Fresno County
  County Director and Agronomy Farm Advisor Agronomy, alfalfa seed, hay production, seed certification, forage crops, pollination and honeybee management, oil seed crop production, and dry beans.
Natwick, Eric Imperial County
  Entomology Advisor, emeritus Entomology, Pest Management
Reid, Karrie San Joaquin County
  Environmental Horticulture Advisor Landscape Horticulture
Rijal, Jhalendra Stanislaus County
  Area IPM Advisor Entomology, insect pest management, insect mating disruption, insect spatial distribution and quantitative sampling, insect behavior and chemical ecology
Sutherland, Andrew Alameda County
  Integrated Pest Management Advisor urban IPM of arthropods
Symmes, Emily Butte County
  Area IPM Advisor Integrated pest management
Taravati, Siavash Los Angeles County
  Area IPM Advisor
Tollerup, Kris Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
  Cooperative Extension Advisor, IPM Almond, Pistachio, Tree Fruit, Grapes
Varela, Lucia Sonoma County
  North Coast IPM Advisor Apples, pears, wine grapes, pest management
Villanassery Joseph, Shimat Monterey County
  IPM Advisor Entomology
Vinchesi, Amber Colusa County
  Vegetable Crops Advisor Entomology, Integrated Pest Management, Pollinators, Insect-vectored diseases, vegetable crops
Wilen, Cheryl San Diego County
  Area Integrated Pest Management Advisor. Also: IPM Extension Coordinator for Natrual Resources; Endemic and Invasive Pests and Diseases Strategic Initiative Leader Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for ornamental plant production and maintenance including nurseries, greenhouses, field production, floriculture, turf and landscape, pesticide reduction and alternatives. Research specialty in weed management, snails & slugs.
Wunderlich, Lynn Central Sierra Cooperative Extension
  Farm Advisor Viticulture and Pomology for the foothills; Sprayer calibration; Integrated Pest Management; Biological Control
CE Specialist
Choe, Dong-Hwan Entomology (UCR)
  Assistant CE Specialist / Assistant Professor Urban entomology
Daane, Kent ESPM - Organisms and the Environment
  CE Specialist Biological control and IPM of insect pests in perennial crops (almond, grape, stone fruit, olives, pistachios), annual crops (lettuce) and ornamentals (eucalyptus, ornamental).
Godfrey, Larry Entomology (UCD)
  CE Specialist Extension Entomology Specialist
Grafton-Cardwell, Elizabeth Lindcove Research & Extension Center
  Director of Lindcove REC & Research Entomologist UC Riverside Citrus Integrated Pest Management
Hoddle, Mark Entomology (UCR)
  Entomologist   CE Entomology Specialist Biological control of ornamental and agricultural pests. Pest and natural enemy biology and behavior. Assessing impact of natural enemies on pest population growth
Lewis, Vernard Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  CE Entomologist Urban entomology
Wilson, Houston Entomology (UCR)
  Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist Tree Crops IPM
Zalom, Frank Entomology (UCD)
  Distinguished Professor, CE Specialist and Entomologist in the Agricultural Experiment Station Fruit and Vegetable Crop Entomology; Integrated Pest Management
Other ANR
Crump, Amanda Western IPM Center
  Director, Western Integrated Pest Management Center Integrated Pest Management, Horticulture, International Agriculture, Sustainable Landscapes, Tree Health, Technology Transfer Evaluation, Pesticide Safety, Education and Training
Farrar, Jim Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Statewide Program
  Director, Statewide IPM Program IPM, integrated pest management, plant pathology, vegetable diseases, fungi
Windbiel-Rojas, Karey Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Statewide Program
  Associate Director for Urban & Community IPM/ Area IPM Advisor Integrated Pest Management
Membership Totals
Number of Members39
ANR Members39
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