Contributors and Acknowledgments

Contributors

Nicole Anderson, Oregon State University

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

Co-author: “Slug Control”

Sergio Arispe, Oregon State University

Author: “Beef Cattle Pests,” “Dairy Cattle Pests,” “Fly Control” and “Rangeland Pests”

Jim Barbour, University of Idaho

Author: “Hop Insect Pests”

Edward John Bechinski, University of Idaho

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

Neil Bell, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Strawberry Pests” and “Chestnut Pests

Co-author: “Blueberry Pests,” “Cane Fruit Pests,” “Currant and Gooseberry Pests,” “Grape Pests,” “Hazelnut Pests,” “Irish Potato Pests,” “Turfgrass Pests,” “Vegetable Pests” and “Walnut Pests”

Matthew J. Blua, Washington Potato Commission

Lead author: “Irish Potato Pests”

Cassie Bouska, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Cranberry Pests”

Michael R. Bush, Washington State University

Lead author: “Apricot Pests” and “Peach and Nectarine Pests”

Co-author: “Cherry (Sweet and Sour) Pests,” “Emerging Pests in Ornamentals,” “Landscape Pests” and “Plum and Prune Pests”

Kristopher Byrd, Oregon Water Resources Department

Co-author: “Chemigation”

Sharon J. Collman, Washington State University

Lead author: “Emerging Pests in PNW Ornamentals” and “Landscape Pests”

Leonard Coop, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Biological Control”

Joe DeFrancesco, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Blueberry Pests,” “Cane Fruit Pests” and “Currant and Gooseberry Pests”

Co-author: “Cranberry Pests,” “Grape Pests” and “Strawberry Pests”

Amy J. Dreves, Oregon State University

Author: “Biology and Control of the Garden Symphylan”

Lead author: “Biological Control,” “Emerging Pest: Spotted Wing Drosophila,” “Entomopathogenic Nematodes” and “Slug Control”

Co-Author: “Pests of Grass Grown for Seed”

Brook Edmunds, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Blueberry Pests,” “Cane Fruit Pests,” “Currant and Gooseberry Pests,” “Grape Pests” and “Strawberry Pests”

James Hermes, Oregon State University

Author: “Poultry Pests”

Rick Hilton, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Pear Pests”

Ronda Hirnyck, University of Idaho

Author: “Safe Pesticide Use”

Thomas Hoffman, Washington Department of Agriculture

Lead author: “Chemigation”

Craig S. Hollingsworth, University of Massachusetts

Author: “Characteristics of Insecticides,” “Concepts of Integrated Pest Management,” “Mushroom Pests,” “Pests of Cabbage and Mustard Grown for Seed,” “Pests of Spinach Grown for Seed” and “Public Health Pests”

Lead author: “Nuisance and Household Pests”

Jeffrey Jenkins, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Spray-tank Adjuvants”

Andrew Jensen, Washington Potato Commission

Co-author: “Irish Potato Pests”

Erik Johansen, Washington Department of Agriculture

Author: “How to Reduce Bee Poisoning from Pesticides”

Clive Kaiser, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Apple Pests”

Rene Kesecker, Good Earth Pest Company

Co-author: “Nuisance and Household Pests”

Chal Landren, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Christmas Tree Plantation Pests”

Gail Langellotto, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Emerging Pest: Spotted Wing Drosophila”

Jana Lee, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Entomopathogenic Nematodes”

Lynn Long, Oregon State University

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

David M. Lowenstein, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Emerging Pest: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug”

Rory McDonnell, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Slug Control”

John Mellott, Oregon Department of Agriculture

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

Westy Pickup, Idaho Department of Agriculture

Co-author: “Chemigation”

Kim Patten, Washington State University

Lead author: “Cranberry Pests”

Gene Pirelli, Oregon State University

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

Franki Porter, Wilbur-Ellis Company

Co-author: “Christmas Tree Plantation Pests”

Sujaya Rao, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Pests of Grass Grown for Seed”

Stuart Reitz, Oregon State University

Author: “Pests of Corn Grown for Seed”

Co-author: “Alfalfa Hay Pests”

John Rinehold, SSB Consultants

Author: “Clover Hay Pests,” “Dry Edible and Seed Pea Pests,” “Farm-Stored Grain Pests,” “Field and Silage Corn Pests,” “Greenhouse Ornamental Pests,” “Mint Pests,” “Nursery Pests,” “Pasture and Grassland Pests,” “Small Grain Pests” and “Vetch Hay Pests”

Lead author: “Alfalfa Hay Pests,” “Spray Tank Adjuvants” and “Vegetable Pests”

Silvia I. Rondon, Oregon State University

Author: “Pests of Lettuce Grown for Seed” and “Pests of Onion Grown for Seed”

Co-author: “Irish Potato Pests”

Steven E. Salisbury, Wilbur-Ellis Company

Co-author: “Pests of Grass Grown for Seed”

Melissa Scherr, Oregon State University

Co-Author: “Pests of Grass Grown for Seed”

Myron Shenk, Oregon State University

Author: “Pesticide Application”

W. Steven 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, Washington State University

Lead author: “Turfgrass Pests”

Heather Stoven, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Plum and Prune Pests”

Co-author: “Apple Pests,” “Apricot Pests,” Cherry (Sweet and Sour) Pests,” “Peach and Nectarine Pests” and “Pear Pests”

Clare Sullivan, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Slug Control”

Daniel Suomi, Washington Department of Agriculture

Author: “Wood-Infesting Insects”

Joshua Vlach, Oregon Department of Agriculture

Co-author: “Biological Control”

Doug Walsh, Washington State University

Author: “Pests of Alfalfa Grown for Seed”

Vaughn Walton, Oregon State University

Co-author: “Grape Pests”

Timothy Waters, Washington State University

Author: “Sunflower Pests”

Co-author: “Vegetable Pests”

Erik Wenninger, University of Idaho

Author: “Sugar Beet Pests”

Dale Whaley, Washington State University

Author: “Pests of Canola” and “Pests of Meadowfoam”

Erik Wenninger, University of Idaho

Author: “Sugar Beet Pests”

Dale Whaley, Washington State University

Author: “Canola Pests” and “Meadowfoam Pests”

Nik Wiman, Oregon State University

Lead author: “Emerging Pest: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug,” “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 Minnesota

Author: “Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee Pests,” “Alkali Bee Pests” and “Blue Orchard Bee Pests”

Publisher

Phillip Watts Brown, Extension & Experiment Station Communications, Oregon State University

Larry Beutler, Copy/Production Editor, Portland, Oregon

Acknowledgements

We thank the Pacific Northwest Working Group on Agricultural IPM Issues and OSU’s Integrated Plant Protection Center for their support in producing this manual.

We also recognize 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.