Biological Pest Management Grants

ID Title Principal Investigator(s)
156 Creation of a Web-Based Training Course to Promote Biological Control Chambers, U.
153 Bovine-avian interactions on dairies: improving cow welfare and farm economic stability by implementing effective and sustainable bird deterrence methods Adams-Progar, A.
151 Birds and Biosecurity: contact rates and parasite exchange between livestock and songbirds Owen, J.
150 Determining the Effect of Biodegradable and Living Mulches on Annual Weeds and and Growth of Newly-planted Blueberry Miller, T.
149 Spatial and temporal dynamics of attracting green lacewings to synthetic lures in apple orchards for pest suppression Jones, V.
139 A biologically intensive approach to induce the natural immunity of potatoes against the pathogens inciting Late Blight and Verticillium wilt Hadwiger, L.
137 Impact of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi on Phosphorus Use Efficiency and Root Diseases of Onion Crops du Toit, L.
136 Searching for Organic Antimicrobials Zhu, M.
135 Biodiversity and the Natural Suppression of Human Pathogens Snyder, W.
126 Role of flavins in the resistance of Sinorhizobium meliloti – alfalfa association to Aphanomyces root rot Yurgel, S.
125 Sequencing the genomes of two critically-important biological control agents, the insect-killing nematodes Steinernema feltiae and Heterorhabditis bacteriophora Snyder, W.
122 Vineyard evaluation of five beneficial insect-attracting native plant ground covers as a strategy to improve and sustain IPM in wine grapes James, D.
107 Developing Improved Management Practices to Overcome Soil Health Issues in Red Raspberries Benedict, C.
104 Effects of Nematode Genetic Diversity on Management of Potato Pests Snyder, W.
100 Harnessing microcins for control of scours in neonatal calves Call, D.
081 Local and landscape-scale conservation of beneficial predators in Columbia Basin Potato Crops Snyder, W.
075 Quantifying biological control of pear psylla in a cover crop system Horton, D.
051 Conservation Biology of Syrphids, Predators of Woolly Aphid in Central Washington. Beers, E.
047 Assessing effects of an alfalfa cover crop on biological control and tree nutrition in organic pear orchards Jones, V.