How to Manage Pests

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines

About the Avocado Guidelines

[UC Peer Reviewed] UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines Avocado
UC ANR Publication 3436       Download PDF

Authored by University of California faculty, specialists, and farm advisors, produced and edited by UC Statewide IPM Program, University of California, Davis. Senior Writer Steve Dreistadt; Guidelines Coordinator R. DeBiase. Production C. Laning, F. Rosa.
Crop Leadership Team
B. A. Faber, UC Cooperative Extension, Santa Barbara/Ventura counties (Crop team leader)
C. A. Wilen, UC Statewide IPM Program, San Diego County
J. G. Morse, Entomology, UC Riverside
A. Eskalen, Plant Pathology, UC Riverside
Acknowledgment for contributions to the year-round IPM program development
P. A. Phillips, UC IPM Program, UC Cooperative Extension, Ventura County
G. S. Bender, UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego County
A. Shrestha, UC Statewide IPM Program, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier
Acknowledgement for contributions to General Horticultural Information
M. L. Arpaia, Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside
M. L. Bianchi, UC Cooperative Extension, San Luis Obispo County
C. J. Lovatt, Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside
P. Mauk, UC Cooperative Extension, Riverside County
G. W. Witney, California Avocado Commission, Irvine, Calif.
Acknowledgement for contributions to Vertebrates
R. E. Marsh (emeritus), Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, UC Davis
T. P. Salmon, UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego County
R. O. Baker, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona, Calif.
Diseases
B. A. Faber, UC Cooperative Extension, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties
A. Eskalen, Plant Pathology, UC Riverside
Acknowledgement for contributions to Diseases
G. S. Bender, UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego County
H. D. Ohr (emeritus), Plant Pathology, UC Riverside
J. A. Menge (emeritus), Plant Pathology, UC Riverside
L. J. Marais, Plant Pathology, UC Davis
R. Hofshi, Hofshi Foundation, Fallbrook, Calif.
J. S. Semancik, Plant Pathology, UC Riverside
A.J. Downer, UC Cooperative Extension, Ventura County
U. C. Kodira, Plant Pathology, UC Davis
Invertebrates
B. A. Faber, UC Cooperative Extension,, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties
J. G. Morse, Entomology, UC Riverside
M. S. Hoddle, Entomology, UC Riverside
Acknowledgement for contributions to Invertebrates
P. A. Phillips, UC IPM Program, UC Cooperative Extension, Ventura County
M. Blua, Entomology, UC Riverside
P. Oevering, UC Cooperative Extension, Ventura County
D. Machlitt, Consulting Entomology Services, Moorpark, Calif.
T. Roberts, Integrated Consulting Entomology, Ventura, Calif.
B. B. Westerdahl, Nematology, UC Davis
Weeds
B. A. Faber, UC Cooperative Extension, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties
C. A. Wilen, UC Statewide IPM Program, San Diego County
B. D. Hanson, Plant Sciences, UC Davis
Acknowledgement for contributions to Weeds
W. T. Lanini, Weed Science and Plant Sciences, UC Davis
A. Shrestha, UC Statewide IPM Program, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier
P. A. Phillips, UC IPM Program, UC Cooperative Extension, Ventura County

These guidelines represent the best information currently available to the authors and are intended to help you in making the best choices for an IPM program. Not all formulations or registered materials are mentioned. Always check the label and with local authorities for the most up-to-date information regarding registration and restrictions on pesticide use. Check with your agricultural commissioner for latest restricted entry intervals.


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