Agriculture: Avocado Pest Management Guidelines

Authors and Credits

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Avocado

UC ANR Publication 3436

Authored by University of California faculty, specialists, and farm advisors, produced and edited by UC Statewide IPM Program, University of California, Davis.

[UC Peer Reviewed]

Suggested Citation

Faber BA, Wilen CA, Eskalen A, Morse JG, Hanson BR, Hoddle MS. Revised continuously. UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Avocado. UC ANR Publication 3436. Oakland, CA.

Crop Leadership Team

B.A. Faber, UC Cooperative Extension Ventura County (crop team leader)

C.A. Wilen, UC IPM and UC Cooperative Extension San Diego County (IPM facilitator)

P. Kosina, UC IPM, Davis (coordinator)

A. Eskalen, Plant Pathology, UC Davis

J.G. Morse (emeritus), Entomology, UC Riverside

Diseases

A. Eskalen, Plant Pathology, UC Davis

B.A. Faber, UC Cooperative Extension Ventura County

Acknowledgment for Contributions to Diseases

G.S. Bender (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension San Diego County

A.J. Downer, UC Cooperative Extension Ventura County

R. Hofshi, Hofshi Foundation, Fallbrook

U.C. Kodira, Nematology, UC Davis

L.J. Marais, Plant Pathology, UC Riverside

J.A. Menge (emeritus), Plant Pathology, UC Riverside

H.D. Ohr (emeritus), Plant Pathology, UC Riverside

J.S. Semancik (emeritus), Plant Pathology, UC Riverside

Insects, Mites, and Other Invertebrates

J.G. Morse (emeritus), Entomology, UC Riverside

B.A. Faber, UC Cooperative Extension Ventura County

M.S. Hoddle, Entomology, UC Riverside

A. Eskalen, Plant Pathology, UC Davis (Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer and Kuroshio Shot Hole Borer)

Acknowledgment for Contributions to Insects, Mites, and Other Invertebrates

M.J. Blua, Entomology, UC Riverside

D. Machlitt, Consulting Entomology Services, Camarillo

P. Oevering, UC Cooperative Extension Ventura County

P.A. Phillips (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension Ventura County

T. Roberts, PCA, Integrated Consulting Entomology, Ventura

B.B. Westerdahl, Nematology, UC Davis

Weeds

B.A. Faber, UC Cooperative Extension Ventura County

C.A. Wilen, UC IPM and UC Cooperative Extension San Diego County

B. Hanson, Plant Sciences, UC Davis

Acknowledgment for Contributions to Weeds

W.T. Lanini (emeritus), Plant Sciences, UC Davis

P.A. Phillips (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension Ventura County

A. Shrestha, Plant Science, Fresno State

Acknowledgment for Contributions to Year-Round IPM Program

G.S. Bender (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension San Diego County

P.A. Phillips (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension Ventura County

A. Shrestha, Plant Science, Fresno State

M.L. Arpaia, Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Parlier (Acknowledgement for contributions to General Information)

M.L. Bianchi (emeritus), UC Cooperative Extension San Luis Obispo County (Acknowledgement for contributions to General Information)

C.J. Lovatt (emeritus), Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside (Acknowledgement for contributions to General Information)

P. Mauk, Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside (Acknowledgement for contributions to General Information)

G.W. Witney, California Avocado Commission, Irvine (Acknowledgement for contributions to General Information)

R.O. Baker, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona (Acknowledgement for contributions to Vertebrates)

R.E. Marsh (emeritus), Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, UC Davis (Acknowledgement for contributions to Vertebrates)

T.P. Salmon (emeritus), Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, UC Davis (Acknowledgement for contributions to Vertebrates)

Coordinator

P. Kosina, UC IPM, Davis

Production

F.G. Rosa, UC IPM, Davis

This material is partially based on work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Crop Protection and Pest Management Competitive Grants Program.

These guidelines represent the best information currently available to the authors and are intended to help you make the best choices for an IPM program. Not all formulations or registered pesticides are mentioned. Always read the label and check 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.

To be used with Integrated Pest Management for Avocados, UC ANR Publication 3503.