Fiscal Year 2000 - Graduate Student Awards

(7 projects; $18,540)

Emily Blanco, "Investigation of Nest Trapping as a Means of Suppression of Argentine Ant (Linepithema humile) Populations," $3,000. Department of Entomology, UC Davis. (530) 752-9977,

Peichen Chen, "Analysis of Virulence in Root-Knot Nematode (Meloidogyne hapla) that Impacts Durability of Host Plant Resistance," $2,890. Department of Nematology, UC Riverside. (909) 787-4436,

Yolanda Chen, "Evaluating the Efficacy of a Native Parasitoid on its Lepidopteran Host on Wild and Domesticated Sunflower, Helianthus annuus," $2,650. Division of Insect Biology, UC Berkeley. (510) 642-3989,

Eileen Cullen, "IPM Decision Support to Reduce Reliance on Organophosphates for Stink Bug Control in Processing Tomatoes," $3,000. Department of Entomology, UC Davis. (530) 752-4785,

Nicholaus Madden, "Conservation Tillage and Cover Crop Systems for Organic Processing Tomatoes," $2,000. International Agricultural Development Graduate Group, UC Davis. (530) 754-8993,

Theresa Ward, "Riparian Grazing Project: Identifying Riparian Grazing Management that Works," $3,000. Department of Agronomy and Range Science, UC Davis. (530) 754-8988,

Keith Warner, "From the Outside Looking In: Perspectives on California Sustainable Agriculture Movement from Key Policy Makers and Opinion Leaders in the State," $2,000. Department of Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz. (831) 635-7302,