Publications for Industry/Popular Press

Wei, H. R.E. Goodhue, K. Mace, J. Rudder, T. Tolhurst, D. Tregeagle, B. Grafton-Cardwell, I. Grettenberger, H. Wilson, R. Van Steenwyck, and J. Stegall 2020 "Estimated Cost of the Withdrawal of the Insecticide Chlorpyrifos for Six Major California Crops" | UC Berkeley Ag. & Resource Economics Update | Read here

Wilson, H., M. Zwieniecki, L. Ferguson 2020 "New Research Includes Focuse on NOW and Tree Physiology in Pistachio | West Coast Nut | Read here

Wilson, H., R. Ozeran, P. Gordon, R. Straser 2019 "A River Runs Through It: UC Scientists Teach Rural Youth About River Health" | UC ANR News & Events | Read here

Wilson, H. 2019 "Update on the area-wide IPM program for Virginia creeper leafhopper in the North Coast" | CAPCA Adviser | Read here

Wilson, H., C. Burks 2019. "Update on Sterile Insect Program for Navel Orangeworm" | West Coast Nut | Read here

Wilson, H. 2018 “Habitat Diversification in Vineyards – More Complicated Than It Seems” | Progressive Crop Consultant | Read here

Wilson, H., L.G. Varela, G. McGourty, K.M. Daane 2016. “Control of Virginia Creeper Leafhopper” | American Vineyard Magazine 25(9): 8-10. | Read here

Merenlender, A., M. Altieri, O. Barbosa, A. Munoz-Saez, C. Pino, H. Wilson 2014. “The Wine is the Land” | Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies. Fall 2014. | Read here

Media Coverage of Wilson Lab Research

Sterile Insect Technique for Navel Orangeworm
"Progress on Navel Orangeworm Sterile Insect Technique Research" | Aug. 2020 | Pacific Nut Producer | Watch here
"Gains Being Made in SIT NOW Research" | Feb. 2020 | West Coast Nut | Read here
"2019 Sterile Insect Program Update" | Dec. 2019 | UC ANR: Growing the Valley | Listen here
"SIT Update" | July 2019 | West Coast Nut | Read here
"Sterile Insect Research Going Forward" | Jan. 2019 | West Coast Nut | Read here
“Sterile Insect Program in Pistachios" | Jan. 2019 | UC ANR: Growing the Valley | Listen here
"Sterile Navel Orangeworm Project Tweaks Expected" | Jan. 2019 | AgNet West | Listen here
"Female Sterile NOW Moths Did Perform in Trial" | Jan. 2019 | AgNet West | Listen here
"NOW Sterile Moths Not Performing Well” | Dec. 2018. | AgNet West | Listen here
 
Vineyard Leafhoppers
"IPM Program Helps North Coast Growers in Fight Against Virginia Creeper Leafhopper” | Jul. 2018 | UC Delivers | Read here
“Research Highlights: Flowering Cover Crops Support Wild Bees and a Regional Sustainability Agenda” | July 2018 | California Agriculture | Read here
"Researchers Ramp Up Releases of Tiny Wasp to Improve Biological Control of the Virginia Creeper Leafhopper" | Mar. 2017 | Western Farm Press | Read here
"Virginia Creeper Leafhopper: Fairyfly to the Rescue" | July 2016 | Organic Wines Uncorked | Read here
"Organic farmers are counting on UC to control exotic Virginia creeper leafhoppers" | Feb. 2015 | UC ANR Green Blog | Read here
 
Navel Orangeworm Ecology and Management
"As Deployment Options Expand, More Growers Use Pheromones to Disrupt Navel Orangeworm" | Apr. 2020 | Ceres Imaging Blog | Read here
"Pistachio Acreage to Keep Increasing, Industry Leaders Say" | Mar. 2020 | West Coast Nut | Read here
"Navel Orangeworm Control" | Nov. 2019 | California Tree Nut Update | Listen here
"Navel Orangeworm Plague Might Be Growing Out Of Control" | Oct. 2019 | Growing Produce | Read here
“The Need for Mummy Nut Sanitation in Almonds” | Dec. 2018.| California Ag Today | Listen here
“Navel Orangeworm Management in Pistachios” | Aug. 2018 | UC ANR: Growing the Valley | Listen here
“Houston Wilson on Navel Orangeworm Management” | Jan. 2018 | California Ag Today | Watch here
 
Leaffooted Plant Bug Ecology and Management
"Science Based Approach to Plant Bug Control | July 2020 | West Coast Nut | Read here
"LFB in Control for Almonds and Pistachios" | Sept. 2019 | West Coast Nut | Read here
 
UC Organic Agriculture Institute
"Interview with UC Organic Agriculture Institute Director Houston Wilson" | Aug. 2020 | Down on the Farm 88.1 FM KFCF | Listen here
"New UC research lab focuses on organic crops" | June 2020 | Western Farm Press | Read here
"Houston Wilson Named Presidential Director for the Clif Bar Endowed Organic Agriculture Institute" | UC ANR News | May 2020 | Read here
 
Grapevine Red Blotch Virus
"Researchers Continue Grapevine Red Blotch Vector Search" | Aug. 2020 | UC ANR Foothills Fodder | Read here
"$163 Billion Grape Industry at Risk Due to Spread of Grapevine Red Blotch Virus" | Feb. 2020 | UC Davis: Daily Aggie | Read here
 
Cover Crops in Almond Orchards
"Winter Sanitation - Can Cover Crops Play a Role?" | Nov./Dec. 2019 | How We Grow | Read here
"Cover Cropping in Almonds - Exploring Benefits and Tradeoffs | Oct. 2019 | West Coast Nut | Read here
 
Integrated Pest Management
"The Evolution of Orchard Pesticides" | Aug. 2020 | West Coast Nut | Read here
 
Cannabis IPM
"Seeking a Better Understanding Regarding Cannabis Production" | Oct. 2019 | California Ag Today | Read here
"UCCE Survey Results on Cannabis Cultivation" | Sept. 2019 | UC ANR | Read here
 

Presentations

"Update on Sterile Insect Program for Navel Orangeworm" | Jan. 2020 | UC Statewide Pistachio Day | Watch here

Websites

Virginia Creeper Leafhopper Area-wide IPM Program | http://ucanr.edu/sites/VCLH/
Virginia Creeper Leafhopper Blog | https://ucanr.edu/blogs/leafhopper/