Contributors and Acknowledgments

2021 Contributors

Chris Adams, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Apricot Pests”

Co-author: “Cherry (Sweet and Sour) Pests” and “Emerging Insect Pests in the Pacific Northwest”

Nicole Anderson, Oregon State University

Author: “Pests of Clover Grown for Seed” and “Pests of Vetch Grown for Seed”

Co-author: “Grass Seed Pests” and “Slug Control”

Sergio Arispe, Oregon State University

Author: “Beef Cattle Pests”, “Fly Control”, “Poultry Pests”, “Pyrethroid Resistance”, and “Rangeland Pests”

Brittany S. Barker, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Biological Control”

Neil Bell, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Chestnut Pests” and “Turfgrass Pests”

Co-author: “Hazelnut Pests”, “Hosts and Pests of Vegetable Crops”, “Irish Potato Pests”, “Vegetable Pests”, and “Walnut Pests”

Natalia Bjorklund, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Lead author: “Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee Pests”

Matthew J. Blua, Washington Potato Commission

Lead author: “Irish Potato Pests”

Cassie Bouska, Oregon State University

Author: “Cranberry Pests”

Lead author: “Blueberry Pests”
and “Blackberry and Raspberry Pests”

Co-author: “Currant and Gooseberry Pests”
and “Strawberry Pests”

Michael R. Bush, Washington State Department of Agriculture

Lead author: “Chemical Control of Landscape Pests”,

“Emerging Insect Pests in the Pacific Northwest”, “Landscape Pests”, and “Peach and Nectarine Pests”

Co-author: “Apricot Pests”, “Plum and Prune Pests”

Kristopher Byrd, Oregon Water Resources Department

Co-author: “Chemigation”

Sharon J. Collman, Washington State University

Co-author: “Common Landscape Pests”

Leonard Coop, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Biological Control”

Jenifer Cruickshank, Oregon State University

Author: “Dairy Cattle Pests”

Benjamin Diehl, Washington State University

Co-author: “Biology and Control of the Garden Symphylan”

Claire K. Donahoo, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: An Emerging Threat to Pacific Northwest Agriculture”

Amy J. Dreves, University of the Virgin Islands

Co-author: “Entomopathogenic Nematodes””

Scott Duggan, Oregon State University

Author: “Sheep and Goat Pests” and “Swine Pests”

Brook Edmunds, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Currant and Gooseberry Pests”,
“Strawberry Pests”

Co-author: “Blackberry and Raspberry Pests”, “Blueberry Pests” and “Grape Pests”

Sanford Eigenbrode, University of Idaho

Author: “Dry Edible and Seed Pea”

Beverly S. Gerdeman, Washington State University

Lead author:“Biology and Control of Garden Symphylan”

Jessica Green, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Hosts and Pests of Vegetable Crops”

Rick Hilton, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Hemp Pests”, “Pesticide Table for Hemp Pests” and “Pear Pests”

Ronda Hirnyck, University of Idaho

Author: “Safe Pesticide Use”

Thomas Hoffmann, Washington Department of Agriculture

Lead author: “Chemigation”

Craig S. Hollingsworth, University of Massachusetts

Author: “Public Health Pests”

Lead author: “Nuisance and Household Pests”

Co-author: “Concepts of Integrated Pest Management”, “Mushroom Pests”, and “Turfgrass Pests”

Andrew Jensen, Washington Potato Commission

Co-author: “Irish Potato Pests”

Erik Johansen, Washington Department of Agriculture

Author: “How to Reduce Bee Poisoning from Pesticides”

Navneet Kaur, Oregon State University

Chief editor: PNW Insect Management Handbook

Lead author: “Mint Pests”, “Field and Silage Corn Pests”, “Concepts of Integrated Pest Management”, and “Characteristics of Insecticides”

Co-author: “Insecticide Resistance Management”

Rene Kesecker, Good Earth Pest Company

Co-author: “Nuisance and Household Pests”

Katie Lamke, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Lead author: “Blue Orchard Bee Pests”

Co-author: “Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee Pests”

Chal Landren, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Christmas Tree Plantation Pests”

Jana Lee, USDA Agricultural Research Service

Lead author: “Entomopathogenic Nematodes”

Scott Lukas, Oregon State University

Author: “Pests of Cabbage and Mustard Grown for Seed”, “Pests of Lettuce Grown for Seed”, “Pests of Onion Grown for Seed” and “Pests of Spinach Grown for Seed”

Rory McDonnell, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Slug Control”

John Mellott, Oregon Department of Agriculture

Author: “Field Characteristics of Pacific Northwest Fruit Tree-Attacking Spider Mites”

Kayla Mollet, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Lead author: “Alkali Bee Pests”

Lloyd Nackley, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Chemical Control of Nursery Pests”, “Greenhouse Ornamental Pests”, “Pesticides Registered for Specific Nursery Pests”

Justin O’Dea, Washington State University

Author: “Rose Stem Girdler”

Westy Pickup, Idaho State Department of Agriculture

Co-author: “Chemigation”

Franki Porter, Wilbur-Ellis Company

Co-author: “Christmas Tree Plantation Pests”

Arash Rashed, University of Idaho

Lead author: “Small Grains Pests”

Stuart Reitz, Oregon State University

Author: “Alfalfa Hay Pests” and “Pests of Corn Grown for Seed”

John Rinehold, SSB Consultants

Author: “Vegetable Pests”

Silvia I. Rondon, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Hemp Pests”, “Pesticide Table for Hemp Pests”

Co-author: “Irish Potato Pests”

Steven E. Salisbury, Pacific Ag Resources

Lead author: “Grass Seed Pests”

Ramandeep Sandhi, Cornell University

Lead author: “Insecticide Resistance Management”

Melissa Scherr, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Chemical Control of Nursery Pests”, “Greenhouse Ornamental Pests”, “Pesticides Registered for Specific Nursery Pests”

Myron Shenk, Oregon State University

Author: “Pesticide Application”

Walter S. Sheppard, Washington State University

Author: “Honey Bee Pests”

Dawn M. Sherwood, Oregon State University

Author: “Horse Pests”

Patty Skinkis, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Grape Pests”

Gwen Stahnke, Walla Walla Community College

Co-author: “Turfgrass Pests”

Sven Spichiger, Washington State Department of Agriculture

Co-author: “Emerging Insect Pests in the Pacific Northwest”

Heather Stoven, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Cherry (Sweet and Sour) Pests” and “Plum and Prune Pests”

Co-author: “Apple Pests”, “Apricot Pests”, “Peach and Nectarine Pests” and “Pear Pests”

Daniel Suomi, Washington Department of Agriculture

Author: “Wood-Infesting Insect Pests”

Christy Tanner, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Small Grains Pests”

Ashley Thompson, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Pear Pests”

Co-author: “Cherry (Sweet and Sour) Pests”

Ira Thompson, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Hemp Pests”, “Pesticide Table for Hemp Pests”

Surabhi Gupta Vakil, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Co-author: “Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee Pests” and “Alkali Bee Pests”

Leanna Van Slambrook, Oregon State University

Assistant editor: PNW Insect Management Handbook

Co-author: “Characteristics of Insecticides”, “Field and Silage Corn Pests”, “Mint Pests”, and “Mushroom Pests”

Elizabeth Verhoeven, Oregon State University

Author: “Clover Hay Pests”, “Pasture and Hay Grass Pests”, “Vetch Hay Pests”

Joshua Vlach, Oregon Department of Agriculture

Co-author: “Biological Control”

Doug Walsh, Washington State University

Author: “Hop Pests” and “Pests of Alfalfa Grown for Seed”

Vaughn Walton, Oregon State University

Author: “Spotted Wing Drosophila: An Emerging Berry and Stone Fruit Pest”

Co-author: “Grape Pests”

Timothy Waters, Washington State University

Author: “Sunflower Pests”

Co-author: “Vegetable Pests”, “Hosts and Pests of Vegetable Crops”

Erik Wenninger, University of Idaho

Author: “Pests of Sugar Beet Grown for Seed”, “Pests of Table Beet Grown for Seed” and “Sugar Beet Pests”

Dale Whaley, Washington State University

Author: “Canola Pests”, “Farm Stored Grain Pests” and “Meadowfoam Pests”

Nik G. Wiman, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Apple Pests”, “Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: An Emerging Threat to Pacific Northwest Agriculture”, “Hazelnut Pests” and “Walnut Pests”

Co-author: “Chestnut Pests”

Carrie H. Wohleb, Washington State University

Author: “Pests of Carrot Grown for Seed”, “Pests of Radish Grown for Seed” and “Pests of Rutabaga and Turnip Grown for Seed”

Judy Y. Wu-Smart, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Co-author: “Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee Pests”, “Alkali Bee Pests”, “Blue Orchard Bee Pests”, “How to Reduce Bee Poisoning from Pesticides”

Publisher

Jim Sloan, Extension Communications, Oregon State University

Larry Beutler, Copy/Production Editor, Portland, Oregon

Acknowledgements

We greatly appreciate the considerable assistance from experts within the PNW agricultural community who provided information that contributed to the quality of this handbook. These experts include county extension agents and specialists, product representatives, food processing representatives, agricultural experiment station staff and private consultants. We thank Craig Hollingsworth, former chief Editor of PNW Insect Handbook for his tremendous efforts in the revision process over the years!