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

Amber C. Vinchesi Ph.D.

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Area Vegetable Crops Advisor
Cooperative Extension Colusa County
PO Box 180, 100 Sunrise Boulevard
Suite E
Colusa, CA 95932
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Also in:
Sutter-Yuba Counties


Ph.D. Entomology, Washington State University. 2014
M.S. Entomology, Washington State University. 2011
B.S. Entomology, Purdue University. 2009


Entomology, Integrated Pest Management, Pollinators, Insect-vectored diseases, vegetable crops

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Peer Reviewed

  • Vinchesi, Amber; Walsh, Doug; Broadhead, Craig (In Press). Assessing Transportation Impacts to Alkali Bees (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) and Alfalfa Seed Production in Southeastern Washington State. American Entomologist. 64:1, 52-58.
  • Echegaray, E. R.; Vinchesi, A. C.; Alvarez, J. M.; McKinley, N. D.; Rondon, S.I. (2017). "Potato Psyllid (Hemiptera: Triozidae) Response to Insecticides under Controlled Greenhouse Conditions." Journal of Economic Entomology 110(1): 142-149.
  • Vinchesi, Amber; Goyer, Aymeric; Rondon, Silvia (2017). "Priming potato with thiamin to control Potato Virus Y." American Journal of Potato Research 94: 120-128.
  • Vinchesi, A. C.; Walsh, D. B. (2014). "Quadrat Method for Assessing the Population Abundance of a Commercially Managed Native Soil-nesting Bee, Nomia melanderi (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) in Proximity to Alfalfa Seed Production in the Western USA." Journal of Economic Entomology 107(4): 1695-1699.
  • Vinchesi, A.; Cobos, D.; Lavine, L.; Walsh, D. (2013). "Manipulation of soil temperatures to influence brood emergence in the alkali bee (Nomia melanderi)." Apidologie 44(3): 286-294.

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