2022 Projects:

  • Grapefruit phythopthora root and crown rot residue trials supporting Elumin® (ethaboxam) fungicide registration
  • Screening products for black fly control in fig trees
  • Control of thrips in organic tomato production
  • Crop safety studies to support registration of herbicides for weed control in wild rice production
  • Performance of conventional and biological insecticides to control olive fruit fly
  • Screening insecticides for resistance management of navel orange worm control in almond production
  • Continued support for bud break regulation efficacy trials in table grapes
  • Screening of multiple products to support weed control in date palms
  • Evaluation of conventional and biological insecticides to control citrus mealybug on ornamental roses
  • Screening and optimization of new and existing insecticide sprays for thrips control on ornamental crops

2021 Projects:

  • Cherry pre-harvest disease residue trials supporting Orondis® (oxathiapiprolin) fungicide registration
  • Fig naval orange worm residue and efficacy trials supporting Intrepid® (methoxyfenozide) insecticide registration
  • Virginia Creeper grape leafhopper efficacy trials for this invasive pest in organic wine grapes
  • Kiwi weed control residue trials supporting Rely® (glufosinate) herbicide registration
  • Continued support for tomato Orobanche invasive weed control
  • Table grape bud break regulation efficacy trials for products in key export markets

2020 Projects:

  • Safflower lygus residue trials supporting PQZ® (pyrifluquinazon) insecticide registration
  • Onion thrips residue trials supporting Beleaf® (flonicamid) insecticide registration
  • Beet armyworm residue trials supporting Coragen® (chlorantraniliprole) rice insecticide registration
  • Blueberry citrus thrips residue trials supporting PQZ® (pyrifluquinazon) insecticide registration
  • Grape mealybug efficacy trials supporting integrated solutions project with UC Berkeley and UC Kearney
  • Tomato fusarium crown rot efficacy trials supporting integrated solutions project with UC Davis
  • Efficacy trials with biopesticides and new chemistries to control Western Flower Thrips in ornamental plants with UC Davis
  • Citrus Mealybug efficacy trials at UC Davis testing biopesticide and conventional chemistry replacements for chlorpyrifos in ornamental plants

2019 Projects:

Project Descriptions and Status

  • Tomato Orobanche invasive weed with Brad Hanson at UC Davis
  • Olive Fruit Fly residue trials with IR-4 researchers at UC Davis, UC-Kearnery Ag Center and private researcher
  • Kiwi Botrytis fruit rot residue trials with IR-4 researchers at UC Davis, UC-Kearney Ag Center and private researcher