West Side Research and Extension Center
University of California
West Side Research and Extension Center

Miscellaneous

90 - Management of Key Cotton Arthropod Pests with Insecticides and Acaricides

Principal Investigator:   Larry Godfrey  (UCCE and UC Davis Entomology) Email: ldgodfrey@ucdavis.edu
The objectives of this study are to:

  1. Develop an expanded database on the current efficacy of labeled/recommended insecticide and acaricide products on key insect and mite pests of cotton in the San Joaquin Valley and record the impact of these products on beneficial arthropods with the objective of providing better guidelines on pesticide use.
  2. Evaluate the effectiveness of new candidate insecticide/acaricide products on key San Joaquin Valley cotton pests, the impact of these new compounds on populations of beneficial arthropods, and devise strategies for utilization of these new products.
  3. Provide outreach to growers, PCAs, UCCE personnel, and others in the cotton industry through appropriate field days, meetings, and publications.

102 - Management of Thrips in Processing Tomatoes

Principal Investigator: Thomas Turini (UCCE Fresno County) Email: taturini@ucanr.edu
The objective of this study is to screen insecticides for control of Western flower thrips in processing tomatoes

107 - Evaluation of Tactics for Improvement of Stink Bug Control

Principal Investigator: Thomas Turini (UCCE Fresno County) Email: taturini@ucanr.edu
The objectives of this study are to:

  1. Evaluation or re-evaluation of insecticides for their current potential as a part of an insecticide strategy
  2. Evaluation of programs that include the drip irrigation-applied neoicotinoid insecticides with foliar applications
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