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University of California
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Christopher Shogren Ph.D.

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Environmental Horticulture Advisor
UC Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801 Create VCard


Ph.D. Entomology, The University of California, Riverside. 2017
B.S. Environmental Horticulture, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. 2010
B.S. Agricultural Business, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. 2010


Horticulture, nursery crops, pest management, exotic and invasive pests

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Peer Reviewed

  • Bustamante, M.; Lynch, S., et al. (2023). First Report of Neofusicoccum mediterraneum and Neofusicoccum parvum Causing Pine Ghost Canker on Pinus spp. in Southern California. Plant Disease.
  • Shogren, Chris; Paine, T.D. (2020). Predicting the Potential Invasive Range of Klambothrips myopori (Thysanopetra: Phlaeothripidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 113:3, 1202-1210.
  • Shogren, Chris; Paine, T.D. (2019). Host Plant Recognition and Performance of Klambothrips myopori (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) Across Myoporum Cultivars in Southern California. Journal of Economic Entomology. 112:4, 1645-1650.
  • Shogren, Chris; Paine, T.D. (2019). Identification of Klambothrips myopori Predator Complex in California. Journal of Environmental Entomology. 48:4, 1024-1034.
  • Shogren, Chris; Paine, T.D. (2016). Economic Benefit for Cuban Laurel Thrips Biological Control. Journal of Economic Entomology. 109:1, 93-99.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Hodel, Donald R.; Loucks, Ross, et al. (2023). Chlorophyll Photobleaching: An Occasionally Severe Disorder of Ficus benjamina in Southern California. PalmArbor. 17, 1-29. October 2023.
  • Spinelli, Gerry; Shogren, Chris (2023). Why it is not as simple as changing the nozzles A common mistake with sprinkler irrigation in container nurseries. San Diego Grown Magazine. September 2023.

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