2022 UCR Fumigation School was successfully held on September 14-15, 2022 at Kellogg West Conference Center, Cal Poly Pomona. With >50 participants, the event included talks on termite biology, physical properties of fumigants, and bed bug and fumigation etc. Other regulatory topics were also important part of the Fumigation School. On the second day of the event, the participants went to one of the local structures where the fumigation preparation was ongoing to learn important steps and requirements of the structural fumigation process in California.
For more details on the UCR Fumigation School, visit here.
Here are some photos from the 2022 UCR Fumigation School./span>
The 31st Annual UCR Urban Pest Management Conference was held at UCR HUB (Highlander Union Building) Conference rooms on March 22, 2022. We had over 120 participants from urban pest management industry, state agencies, chemical manufacture, and other educational / research institutes.
For more about UCR Urban Pest Management Conference, visit ---> here
We had a great turn out. It was also great to be able to hold our conference in person again!
Here are some photos from the UCR UPMC 2022.
More photos can be found at the conference Facebook page
Benning Le, a MS student from the Choe laboratory successfully defended his MS thesis today (March 9, 2022). Benning's thesis research was on the development and laboratory / field testing of boric acid hydrogel bait targeting Argentine ant populations in agricultural settings. Benning is one of the students who went through our department's new graduate program, the combined BS+MS (4+1) program.
For more information regarding the UCR Entomology's combined BS+MS program, please click here./span>
Mark Dery in Choe lab has successfully defended his PhD on December 1, 2021. Now it is official, Dr. Dery!
Mark's PhD dissertation title is:
"Wash-Off Potential of Pyrethroids After Use of Total Release Foggers and the Chemical Ecology of Bed Bugs (Heteroptera: Cimicidae)".
- Author: Dong Hwan Choe
UCR Fumigation School was successfully held on Oct 27-28, 2021 at Kellogg West Conference Center (Pomona, CA). We had over 70 participants for the event from pest management industry and other related fields serving in pest management. Here are some photos from the event.
To find more about the UCR Fumigation School and 2021 program, visit HERE./span>