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Integrated Pest Management

North Coast IPM Advisor

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Dr Lucia G. Varela Ph.D.
Title: North Coast IPM Advisor - Emeritus
Specialty: Apples, pears, wine grapes, pest management
UC Cooperative Extension
133 Aviation Boulevard
Suite 109
Santa Rosa, CA 95403-2894
Phone: (707) 565-2621
Fax: (707) 565-2623
Email: lgvarela@ucanr.edu

The IPM program works with the agricultural industry in the research and implementation of alternative pest control methods, in order to decrease the use of pesticides. Currently, IPM research is investigating the control of codling moth, and pest management systems for wine grapes, apples, and pears. 

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UC IPM Website: http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu