Original source: UC ANR Employee News
CAPCA honors Wilen for "Outstanding Contribution to Agriculture"
Cheryl Wilen, UCCE integrated pest management advisor emeritus for San Diego, Orange and Los Angeles counties, received the 2020 Outstanding Contribution to Agriculture award by the California Association of Pest Control Advisers (CAPCA).
The Outstanding Contribution to Agriculture award recognizes individuals or organizations that have made a significant contribution to California agriculture. The former leader of UC ANR's Endemic and Invasive Pests and Diseases Strategic...
- Posted by: Gale Perez
Katie Driver, a Ph.D. student in the Al-Khatib Lab at UC Davis, was awarded the 2018 D. Marlin Brandon Rice Research Fellowship. Katie's work focuses on controlling bearded sprangletop in California rice fields. She has identified populations of bearded sprangletop that are resistant to the herbicide clomazone and is investigating the mechanism and level of this resistance. She is also conducting experiments to learn more about the biology of the weed, including germination requirements, flooding tolerance, and competitiveness.
The memorial fellowship was established to provide financial assistance to students pursuing careers in rice production science and technology. The award was presented at the...
- Author: Brad Hanson
Sonia Rios, a recently hired UC Cooperative Extension Subtropical Horticulture Advisor in Riverside and San Diego Counties was honored with a Dean's Graduate Medalist award from Fresno State University. Annually, the dean of each college at CSUF presents one Dean's Graduate Medalist award and Sonia was the 2015 recipient from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology.
Sonia was advised by Dr. Anil Shrestha at CSUF (who also was honored this year by the University) and.../span>