rearing, release, and establishment of Guthion-resistant predacious mites in
the early 1980s which can still be found in orchards today.
in various research projects with University of California project leaders.
Some of the more recent projects are:
Development of an insecticide-resistant parasite of walnut aphid;
kairomonal confusion of navel orangeworm in almond orchards; pheromonal
confusion of codling moth in apple orchards; pheromonal confusion of pin
worm in tomatoes; pheromonal confusion of peach twig borer in almonds.
classes in Integrated Pest Management at California State University, Chico
and Butte College.
- Tomoto pin worm project in Mexico.
- The company has also developed and maintained an IPM program for stored
products pests in a nut processing facility.
- Established and supervised an area-wide IPM program for the
Lodi-Woodbridge Winegrape Commission Crush District #11 (50,000 acres of