133 Aviation Boulevard
Santa Rosa, CA 95403-2894
SpecialtyIntegrated Pest Management, Entomology, Viticulture
Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)
- Wine Grapes
- Insects, Mites, and Other Arthropods Affecting Plants
- Weeds Affecting Plants
- Biological Control of Pests Affecting Plants
- Integrated Pest Management Systems
- Beneficial Insects
- Pest Management/Diseases
- Endemic and Invasive Pests and Diseases
Beal, D.J., A.G. Adams, M.L. Cooper, L.G. Varela, R.J. Smith, C.R. Kron, R.P.P. Almeida, and M.P. Daugherty. 2021. Assessment of nymphal ecology and adult Xylella fastidiosa transmission biology of Aphrophora nr. permutata (Hemiptera: Aphrophoridae) in California vineyards. Environmental Entomology. 50(6): 1446-1454. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvab081
Abrams, A.E., A. Alvarez, M. Rodriguez, C.R. Kron, D.E. Bellamy, and S.S. Walse. 2021. Rearing methods for brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on live cowpea plants. Journal of Economic Entomology. 114(6): 2297- 2306. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toab201
Kron, C.R. and M.S. Sisterson. 2020. Spissistilus festinus (Hemiptera: Membracidae) susceptibility to six generalist predators. Plos One. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0242775
Bick, E.N., C.R. Kron, and F.G. Zalom. 2020. Timing the implementation of cultural practices for Spissistilus festinus (Hemiptera:Membracidae) in California vineyards using a stage-structured degree day model. Journal of Economic Entomology. 113(5): 2558-2562. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toaa165
Bick, E., E.S. de Lange, C.R. Kron, L. da Silva Soler, J. Liu, and H.D. Nguyen. 2020. Effects of salinity and nutrients on water hyacinth and its biological control agent, Neochetina bruchi. Hydrobiologia. 847: 3213-3224. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-020-04314-x
Kron, C.R. and M.S. Sisterson. 2020. Identification of Non-Host Cover Crops of the Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hopper (Spissistilus festinus). American Journal of Enology and Viticulture. 71(3): 175-180. https://doi.org/10.5344/ajev.2020.19069.
Kron, C.R. 2019. Keeping the spotted lanternfly out. https://www2.ipm.ucanr.edu/Invasive-and-Exotic-Pests/Spotted-Lanternfly/
Kron, C.R., D.E. Bellamy, S.S. Walse, and F.G. Zalom. 2019. Predicting larval stage distribution of Lobesia botrana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) at three constant temperatures. Journal of Economic Entomology. 112(2): 585-590. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy374
Kron, C.R., M.R. Sudarshana, B.W. Bahder, E.N. Bick, and F.G. Zalom. 2019. Seasonal dynamics of Spissistilus festinus (Hemiptera: Membracidae) in a Californian vineyard. Journal of Economic Entomology. 112(3): 1138-1144. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz022
Kron, C.R., M.R. Sudarshana, and F.G. Zalom. 2018. Feeding and reproductive hosts of Spissistilus festinus (Say)(Hemiptera: Membracidae) found in Californian vineyards. Journal of Economic Entomology. 111(6): 2531-2535. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy236
Kron, C.R., M.R. Sudarshana, M.L. Bollinger, and F.G. Zalom. 2018. Vitis vinifera as a reproductive host of Spissistilus festinus (Hemiptera: Membracidae). Journal of Insect Science. 18(6): 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/iey129
Kron, C.R. 2023. How to use a model to time ground cover management for suppression of the threecornered alfalfa hopper. Sonoma-Marin Farm News. April issue.
Kron, C.R. 2022. Sonoma County Pest Control District. Sonoma-Marin Farm News. November issue.
Kron, C.R. 2022.Why are ants a pest in vineyards? CAPCA Advisor Magazine. 25(4): 66-68.
Kron, C.R. 2021. Monitoring for the walnut husk fly in Lake County. CAPCA Advisor Magazine. 24(5): 48-50.
Kron, C.R. 2021. Bagrada bug. Sonoma-Marin Farm News. 10: 13.
Kron, C.R. 2020. Invasive tree-of-heaven is a preferred host for two invasive insect pests that cause economic damage in California agricultural crops. CAPCA Adviser magazine. 13(5): 40-44.
Kron, C.R. 2019. Keeping the spotted lanternfly out. Sonoma-Marin Farm News. 12: 17.
Kron, C.R., M.R. Sudarshana, and F.G. Zalom. 2019. A Grapevine red blotch virus vector: three-cornered alfalfa hopper in Napa vineyards. American Vineyard Magazine. 28(2): 14-18.
ANR Workgroup Associations
- Pest Management in ANR - Chair
- Entomology - Chair
- Integrated Grape Production - Member
- Olive - Member
- Vegetable Crops - Member
- Walnut - Member
- Weed - Member