Funded Pest Management Research Grants (2013 - present)

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Project Summary Organization/Project Lead Award Year Project Type Award Amount Final Report
Improving Efficacy of Biologically Mediated Soilborne Disease Management in Strawberry by the Use of Reduced Rate Fumigations The California Strawberry Commission

Dan Legard
2014-2016 Ag $298,472 Pending
Determining the Impacts of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes and Soil Fumigation on Pistachio Growth UC Cooperative Extension, Merced

David Doll
2014-2016 Ag $74,384 Pending
Managing Nematode Parasitism and Prunus Replant Disease with Spot Fumigation and Rootstocks UC Cooperative Extension, Merced

David Doll
2014-2016 Ag $108,433 Pending
Integrated pesticide reduction strategies for insect and disease management in cole crops UC Santa Cruz

Carol Shennan
2013-2016 Ag $399,304 Pending
Methyl bromide alternatives for strawberry nurseries UC Davis

Lynn Epstein
2013-2016 Ag $153,289 Pending
Reduced risk approaches to manage maggot pests in cole crops in the central coast UC Regents ANR

Shimat Villanassery Joseph
2013-2016 Ag $302,542 Pending
Reducing dependence pre-plant soil fumigation in almond and stone fruit orchards USDA-ARS

Greg Browne
2013-2016 Ag $130,578 Pending

For further information regarding the Pest Management Research Grant Program contact Kimberly Steinmann at or (916) 445-7929, or Mark Robertson at or (916) 324-2451.