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UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines

About the Alfalfa Guidelines

[UC Peer Reviewed] UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines Alfalfa
UC ANR Publication 3430        Download PDF

To be used with UC ANR Publication 3312, Integrated Pest Management for Alfalfa Hay

Authored by University of California faculty, specialists, and farm advisors, produced and edited by UC Statewide IPM Program, University of California, Davis. Guidelines Coordinator R. DeBiase, C. Reynolds (vertebrates). Production F. Rosa.

Suggested citation: Baldwin RA, Barlow VM, Canevari WM, Davis RM, Frate CA, Godfrey LD, Goodell PB, Long RF, Natwick ET, Orloff S, Putnam DH, Westerdahl BB. Revised continuously. UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines Alfalfa. UC ANR Publication 3430. Oakland, CA.
Crop Leadership Team
R. F. Long, UC Cooperative Extension, Yolo County (crop team leader)
P. B. Goodell, UC IPM Program and Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center (IPM facilitator)
R. DeBiase, UC IPM Program (coordinator)
R. A. Baldwin, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, UC Davis
C. A. Frate, UC Cooperative Extension, Tulare County
L. D. Godfrey, Entomology, UC Davis
S. B. Orloff, UC Cooperative Extension, Siskiyou County
Insects and Mites
L. D. Godfrey, Entomolog Dy, UCavis
E. T. Natwick, UC Cooperative Extension, Imperial County
P. B. Goodell, Entomology, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier
R. F. Long, UC Cooperative Extension, Yolo County
V. M. Barlow, UC Cooperative Extension, Riverside County and UC IPM Program
Acknowledgment for contributions to Insects and Mites:
D. R. Haviland, UC Cooperative Extension, Kern County
M. Rethwisch, UC Cooperative Extension, Riverside County (Blythe)
C. G. Summers, Entomology, Kearney Agricultural Center
Diseases
R. M. Davis, Plant Pathology, UC Davis
C. A. Frate, UC Cooperative Extension, Tulare County
D. H. Putnam, Plant Sciences, UC Davis
Nematodes
B. B. Westerdahl, Nematology, UC Davis
P. B. Goodell, Entomology, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier
R. F. Long, UC Cooperative Extension, Yolo County
Acknowledgement for contributions to Nematodes
S. Hafez, Univ. Idaho, Parma, ID.
U. C. Kodira, Nematology, UC Davis
Weed Management in Seedling Alfalfa
W. M. Canevari, UC Cooperative Extension, San Joaquin County
S. Orloff, UC Cooperative Extension, Siskiyou County
D. H. Putnam, Plant Sciences, UC Davis
Weed Management in Established Alfalfa
W. M. Canevari, UC Cooperative Extension, San Joaquin County
S. Orloff, UC Cooperative Extension, Siskiyou County
W. T. Lanini, Weed Science and Plant Sciences, UC Davis
R. G. Wilson, UC Cooperative Extension, Lassen County
R. N. Vargas, UC Cooperative Extension, Madera County
Acknowledgement for contributions to Weeds
C. E. Bell, UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego County
R. F. Norris, Vegetable Crops and Weed Science, UC Davis
J. L. Schmierer, UC Cooperative Extension, Colusa County
Vertebrates
R. A. Baldwin, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, UC Davis

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 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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