Cindy Kron PhD
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
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. 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., 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
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
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. 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
- Entomology - Chair
- Integrated Grape Production - Member
- Pest Management in ANR - Member
- Walnut - Member