Zalom wins ESA’s IPM award
UC Davis professor and former UC IPM director Frank Zalom won the Entomological Society of America 2010 Award for Excellence in Integrated Pest Management.
The nomination noted Zalom’s influence related to IPM policy and practices in the United States and the world. He has developed IPM strategies and tactics that include monitoring procedures, thresholds, pest development and population models, biological controls, and use of less toxic pesticides, which have become standard in practice and part of the UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines.
Zalom joined UC IPM in 1980, serving as director from 1988 through 2001.
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