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

Dr. Siavash Taravati

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Area IPM Advisor
Los Angeles County
700 W Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
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Also in:
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Statewide Program


Ph.D. Entomology, University of Florida - USA. 2015
M.S. Zoology-Entomology, Ferdowsi University of Mashad - Iran. 2009
B.S. Biology-Zoology, University of Tehran - Iran. 2006

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Peer Reviewed

  • Taravati, Siavash; Mannion, Catharine; Osborne, Lance; McKenzie, Cindy (2016). "Feeding and development of Nephaspis oculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on rugose spiraling whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)." Florida Entomologist 99(3): 516-521.
  • Taravati, Siavash; Mannion, Catharine (2015). "Effect of aggregation and cage setting on some life-history parameters of Aleurodicus rugioperculatus (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)." Journal of economic entomology 109(1): 249-254.
  • Taravati, Siavash; Glenn, Holly; Mannion, Catharine (2014). "Daily Flight Activity of the Rugose Spiraling Whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)." Florida Entomologist 97(4): 1842-1844.
  • Siavash Taravati; Catharine Mannion; Holly Glenn; Lance Osborne (2013) Natural enemies of rugose spiraling whitefly, Aleurodicus rugioperculatus Martin (Insecta: Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in the South Florida landscape.
  • Taravati, Siavash (2010). "Corrections to Taravati et al. (2009): Geometric Morphometric Study of Two Species of the Psammophilous Genus Erodiontes (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) from the Lute Desert, Central Iran." Boletin de la SEA 47: 433.
  • Taravati, S.; Mirshamsi, O.; Darvish, J. (2009). "Geometric morphometric study of two species of the psammophilous genus Erodiontes (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) from the Lute desert, Central Iran." Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 5(2): 81-89.
  • Taravati, Siavash; Ferrer, Julio (2007). "A new tribe record for the darkling beetle fauna of Iran (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)." Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 3(1): 63-67.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Siavash Taravati (2017) Training public housing staff about Integrated Pest Management in Southern California.
  • Siavash Taravati (2016) To fumigate or not to fumigate?
  • Siavash Taravati (2015). "Stinky and Uninvited Winter Visitors, Brown Marmorated Stink Bug as a Structural Invader." UCIPM Green bulletin 5(3)
  • Siavash Taravati; Catharine Mannion; Lance S. Osborne (2013). "Management of rugose spiraling whitefly (Aleurodicus rugioperculatus) in the South Florida landscape." Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society
  • Taravati, Siavash; Mannion, Catharine; Glenn, Holly (2013) Protecting Randell Research Center trees from an invasive pest.

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