As the integrated pest management (IPM) advisor for ornamental plant production and maintenance and other outdoor situations in in Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties, Dr. Cheryl Wilen provides effective IPM strategies to cooperative extension advisors, governmental agencies, pest control advisers, and commercial growers and landscapers. Her research and extension program focuses on 1) progressive integrated pest management techniques in ornamental crop production, landscapes, and turf; 2) IPM and water quality in urban environments; 3) evaluation and demonstration of least-toxic pest control systems; and 4) pesticide safety.
Dr. Wilen is involved in UC workgroups, public service, and national and international scientific societies. In addition, she provides information and training to California policy makers regarding the use of pesticides and pest control.
For more information about Dr. Wilen's IPM research and extension projects, please visit her website.
For more information about urban and agricultural UC Statewide IPM website.
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