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Journal Articles

Orpet, R.J., V.P. Jones, E.H. Beers, J.P. Reganold, J.R. Goldberger, D.W. Crowder. 2020. Perceptions and outcomes of conventional vs. organic apple orchard management. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 289, 106723.

Abram, P. K., N. J. Mills, and E. H. Beers. 2020. Classical biological control of invasive stink bugs with egg parasitoids – what does success look like? Pest Manag. Sci.: https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.5813.

Acebes-Doria, A., A. M. Agnello, D. Alston, H. Andrews, E. H. Beers, J. C. Bergh, R. T. Bessin, B. Blaauw, G. D. Buntin, E. C. Burkness, S. Chen, T. E. Cottrell, K. Daane, L. Fann, S. Fleischer, C. Guedot, L. J. Gut, G. Hamilton, R. Hilton, K. Hoelmer, W. Hutchinson, P. Jentsch, G. Krawczyk, T. Kuhar, J. Lee, J. Milnes, A. Nielsen, B. Short, and A. Sial. 2019. Season-long monitoring of the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), throughout the United States using commercially available traps and lures. J. Econ. Entomol. 2019: 1-13

Beers, E. H., A. Marshall, J. Hepler, and J. M. Milnes. 2019. Prospects for integrated pest management of brown marmorated stink bug in Washington tree fruits. Outlooks Pest Manag. 30: 25-32.

Cooper, W. R., D. R. Horton, M. Wildung, A. Jensen, J. Thinakaran, D. Rendon, L. Nottingham, E. H. Beers, C. H. Wohleb, D. G. Hall, and L. L. Stelinski. 2019. Host and non-host “whistle stops” for psyllids: Molecular gut content analysis by high throughput sequencing reveals landscape-level movements of Psylloidea (Hemiptera). Environ. Entomol. (Forum) 48: 554-566.

Milnes, J. M., and E. H. Beers. 2019. Trissolcus japonicus (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) causes low levels of parasitism in three North American pentatomids under field conditions. J. Insect Sci. 19: 15.

Gallinato, S. P., K. R. Gallardo Llanos, E. H. Beers, and A. J. Bixby-Brosi. 2019. Developing a management strategy for little cherry disease: The case of Washington State. Pland Dis. 103: 2184-2190.

Thistlewood, H., P. Gill, E. H. Beers, P. W. Shearer, D. Walsh, B. Rozema, S. Acheampong, S. Castagnoli, P. Smytheman, A. B. Whitener, and W. Yee. 2018. Spatial analysis of seasonal dynamics and overwintering of Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in the Okanagan-Columbia Basin, 2010-14. Environ. Entomol.: 47: 221-232.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R. A., and E. H. Beers. 2018. Potential impacts of orchard pesticides on Tetranychus urticae: a predator-prey perspective. Crop Prot. 103: 56-64.

Bixby-Brosi, A. J., Beers, E. H., Triapitsyn, S. 2017. Discovery of Anagyrus schoenherri (Westwood, 1837) (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) in the Nearctic Region, a parasitoid of the apple mealybug Phenacoccus aceris (Signoret, 1875) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in Washington, U.S.A., with notes on the host. Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 93(3), 163-171.

Abram, P., Hoelmer, K., Acebes-Doria, A., Andrews, H., Beers, E. H., Bergh, C., Bessin, R., Biddinger, D., Botch, P., Buffington, M., Corneliuis, M., Costi, E., Delfosse, E., Dieckhoff, C., Dobson, R., Donias, Z., Greishop, M., Hamilton, G., Haye, T., Hedstrom, C., Herlihy, M., Hoddle, M., Hooks, C., Jentsch, P., Joshi, N., Kuhar, T., Lara, J., Lee, J., Legrand, A., Leskey, T., Lowenstein, D., Maistrello, L., Matthews, C., Milnes, J. M., Morrison, W., Neilsen, A., Ogburn, E., Pickett, C., Poley, K., Pote, J., Radl, J., Shrewsbury, P., Talamas, E., Tavella, L., Walgenbach, J., Waterworth, R., Weber, D., Welty, C., Wiman, N. 2017. Indigenous arthropod natural enemies of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in North America and Europe. Journal of Pest Science, 1009-1020.

Whitener, A., Beers, E. H. 2017. Toxicity of Rimon and Dimilin to spotted wing drosophila by three routes of exposure. Arthropod Management Tests, 42.

Cooper, R., Garczynski, S., Horton, D., Unruh, T., Beers, E. H., Shearer, P., Hilton, R. 2017. Bacterial endosymbionts of the pear psyllid Cacopsylla pyricola in the Pacific Northwestern United States (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). Environmental Entomology, 46(2), 393-402.

Milnes, J., N. G. Wiman, E. J. Talamas, J. F. Brunner, K. Hoelmer, M. L. Buffington, and E. H. Beers. 2016. Discovery of an exotic egg parasitoid of the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) in the Pacific Northwest. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Washington. 118: 466-470.

Beers, E. H., D. R. Horton, and E. R. Miliczky. 2016. Pesticides used against Cydia pomonella disrupt biological control of secondary pests of apple. Biol. Control. 102: 35-43

Beers, E. H., N. J. Mills, P. W. Shearer, D. R. Horton, E. R. Miliczky, K. G. Amarasekare, and L. M. Gontijo. 2016. Nontarget effects of orchard pesticides on natural enemies: Lessons from the field and laboratory. Biol. Control. 102: 44-52.

Jones, V. P., N. J. Mills, J. F. Brunner, D. R. Horton, E. H. Beers, T. R. Unruh, P. W. Shearer, J. Goldberger, K. Gallardo, S. Castagnoli, N. Lehrer, S. Steffan, K. G. Amarasekare, U. Chambers, and A. Gadino. 2016. From planning to execution to the future: An overview of a concerted effort to enhance biological control in Western apple, pear, and walnut orchards. Biol. Control. 102: 1-6.

Shearer, P. W., K. G. Amarasekare, S. Castagnoli, E. H. Beers, V. P. Jones, and N. J. Mills. 2016. Large-plot field studies to assess impacts of newer insecticides on non-target arthropods in Western orchards. Biol. Control. 102:26-34.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R. A., and E. H. Beers. 2016. Effects of foliar apple trichomes on Galendromus occidentalis (Nesbitt) (Acari: Phytoseiidae): preferences, fecundity, and prey consumption. Agricultural and Forest Entomology.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R. A., and E. H. Beers. 2016. Assessment of techniques for marking Galendromus occidentalis (Nesbitt). Biocontr. Sci. Tech. 26: 866-871.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R. A., and E. H. Beers. 2016. Phenology and structure of a phytoseiid community in an insecticide-free apple orchard. Exp. Appl. Acarol. 68: 173-182.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A., and E.H. Beers. 2015. Phenology and structure of a phytoseiid community in an insecticide-free apple orchard.  Experimental and Applied Acarology.  68:2, 173-182.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A., and E.H. Beers. 2015. Comparative biology and pesticide susceptibility of Amblydromella caudiglans and Galendromus occidentalis as spider mite predators in apple orchards.  Experimental and Applied Acarology.  67:1, 35-47.

Gontijo, L., E.H. Beers, and W.E Snyder. 2015. Complementary suppression of aphids by predators and parasitoids.  Biological Control. 90: 83-91.

Mills, N., E.H. Beers, P. Shearer, T. Unruh, and K.G. Amarasekare. 2015. Comparative analysis of pesticide effects on natural enemies in western orchards: a synthesis of laboratory bioassay data.  Biological Control.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R., E.H. Beers, and D.W. Crowder. 2015. Phytoseiids in Washington commercial apple orchards: biodiversity and factors affecting abundance.  Experimental and Applied Acarology. 67: 21-34.

Murphy, K.A., F.G. Zalom, P. Shearer, T. Unruh, E.H. Beers and J.C. Chiu. 2015. Using comparative genomics to develop a molecular diagnostic for the identification of an emerging pest Drosophila suzukii.  Bulletin of Entomological Research.  105:03, 364-372.

Beers, Elizabeth. H., and Rebecca. A. Schmidt-Jeffris. 2015. Effects of Orchard Pesticides on Galendromus occidentalis (Acari: Phytoseiidae): Repellency and Irritancy. Journal of Economic Entomology 2015.

Beers, E. H., and R. A. Schmidt. 2014. Impacts of orchard pesticides on Galendromus occidentalis: Lethal and sublethal effects. Crop Prot. 56: 16-24.

Gontijo, L., E. H. Beers, and W. E. Snyder. 2013. Flowers promote aphid suppression in apple orchards. Biol. Contr. 66: 8-15.

Lee, J. C., P. W. Shearer, L. D. Barrantes, E. H. Beers, H. J. Burrack, D. T. Dalton, A. J. Dreves, L. J. Gut, K. A. Hamby, D. R. Haviland, R. Isaacs, A. L. Nielsen, T. Richardson, C. R. Rodriguez-Saona, C. A. Stanley, D. B. Walsh, V. M. Walton, W. L. Yee, F. G. Zalom, and D. J. Bruck. 2013. Trap designs for monitoring Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Environ. Entomol. 42: 1348-1355.

Mekuria, T.A., Smith, T.J., Beers, E.H., Eastwell, K., 2013. First report of transmission of Little cherry virus 2 to sweet cherry by Pseudococcus maritimus (Ehrhorn) [Note]. Plant Disease, in press.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Effect of trap color and orientation on the capture of Aphelinus mali (Haldeman) (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae), a parasitoid of woolly apple aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Journal of Economic Entomology 105, 1342-1349.

Gontijo, L., Cockfield, S.D., Beers, E.H., 2012. Natural enemies of woolly apple aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Washington state. Environmental Entomology 41, 1364-1371.

Haviland, D., Beers, E.H., 2012. Chemical control programs for Drosophila suzukii that comply with International limitations on pesticide residues for exported sweet cherries. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 3.

Lee, J.C., Burrack, H.J., Barrantes, L.D., Beers, E.H., Dreves, A.J., Hamby, K., Haviland, D.R., Isaacs, R., Richardson, T., Shearer, P.W., Stanley, C.A., Walsh, D.B., Walton, V.M., Zalom, F.G., Bruck, D.J., 2012. Evaluation of monitoring traps for Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in North America. Journal of Economic Entomology 105, 1350-1357.

Beers, E.H., Van Steenwyk, R.A., Shearer, P.W., Coates, B., Grant, J.A., 2011. Developing Drosophila suzukii management programs for sweet cherry. Pest Management Science 67, 1386–1395.

Cockfield, S.D., Beers, E.H., Pike, K.S., Graf, G., 2011. Biology of rosy apple aphid, Dysaphis plantaginea Passerini, (Homoptera: Aphididae) on its summer hosts in eastern Washington. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 87, 276-286.

Beers, E. H., S. D. Cockfield, and L. Gontijo. 2010. Seasonal phenology of woolly apple aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Central Washington. Environ. Entomol. 39: 286-294.

Beers, E. H., L. Martinez-Rocha, R. R. Talley, and J. E. Dunley. 2009. Lethal, sublethal and behavioral effects of sulfur-containing products in bioassays of three species of orchard mites, Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(1) 324-335.

Martinez-Rocha, L., E. H. Beers, and J. E. Dunley. 2008. Effect of pesticides on integrated mite management in Washington State. J. Entomol. Soc. B. C. 105: 97-107.

Cockfield, S. D. and E. H. Beers2008.  Management of dandelion to supplement control of western flower thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in apple orchards. J. Entomol. Soc. B. C. 105: 89-96.

Cockfield, S. D., E. H. Beers, D. R. Horton, and E. Miliczky. 2007. Timing of oviposition of thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in apple fruit. J. Entomol. Soc. B. C. 104: 45-53.

Cockfield, S. D., E. H. Beers, and R. S. Zack. 2007. Phenology of western flower thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on plant species in and near apple orchards in Washington. J. Entomol. Soc. B. C. 104: 35-44.

Miliczky, E., S. D. Cockfield, E. H. Beers, and D. R. Horton. 2007. Spatial patterns of western flower thrips in apple orchards and associated fruit damage. J. Entomol. Soc. B. C. 104: 25-33.

Dunley, J. E., J. F. Brunner, M. D. Doerr, and E. H. Beers. 2006. Resistance and cross-resistance in populations of the obliquebanded leafroller, Choristoneura rosaceana, and Pandemis pyrusana in Washington apples. Journal of Insect Science. 6:14: 7 pp.

Fernandez, D. E., E. H. Beers, J. F. Brunner, M. Doerr, and J. E. Dunley. 2006. Horticultural mineral oil applications for apple powdery mildew and codling moth, Cydia pomonella (L.). Crop Prot. 25: 585-591.

Lowery, D. T., M. J. Smirle, R. G. Foottit, and E. H. Beers. 2006. Susceptibilities of apple aphid and spirea aphid collected from apple in the Pacific Northwest to selected insecticides. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99: 1369-1374.

Beers, E. H., J. F. Brunner, J. E. Dunley, M. Doerr, and K. Granger. 2005. Role of neonicotinyl insecticides in Washington apple integrated pest management.  Part II.  Nontarget effects on integrated mite control. Journal of Insect Science. 5: 16.

Brunner, J. F., E. H. Beers, J. E. Dunley, M. Doerr, and K. Granger. 2005. Role of neonicotinyl insecticides in Washington apple integrated pest management.  Part I.  Control of lepidopteran pests. Journal of Insect Science. 5: 14.

Fernandez, D. E., E. H. Beers, J. F. Brunner, M. Doerr, and J. E. Dunley. 2005. Effects of seasonal mineral oil applications on the pest and natural enemy complexes of apple. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98: 1630-1640.

Lowery, D. T., M. J. Smirle, R. G. Foottit, C. L. Zurowski, and E. H. Beers Peryea. 2005. Baseline susceptibilites to imidacloprid for green apple aphid and spirea aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) collected from apple in the Pacific Northwest. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98: 188-194.

Beers, E. H., and V. P. Jones. 2004. Fixed precision sampling plans for white apple leafhopper, Typhlocyba pomaria McAtee (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) on apple. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97: 1752-1755.

Brunner, J. F., J. E. Dunley, M. Doerr, and E. H. Beers. 2001. Effect of pesticides on Colpoclypeus florus (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) and Trichogramma platneri (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae), parasitoids of leafrollers in Washington. Journal of Economic Entomology. 94: 1075-1084.

Fernandez, D. E., E. H. Beers, J. F. Brunner, M. Doerr, and J. E. Dunley. 2001. Mineral oil inhibition of white apple leafhopper (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) oviposition. J. Entomol. Sci. 36: 237-243.

Reding, M. E., E. H. Beers, J. F. Brunner, and J. E. Dunley. 2001. Influence of timing and prey availability on fruit damage to apple by Campylomma verbasci (Hemiptera: Miridae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 94: 33-38.

Beers, E. H., and J. F. Brunner. 1999. Effects of low rates of esfenvalerate on pest and beneficial species of apple in comparison with a standard program. J. Tree Fruit Prod. 2: 33-48.

Beers, E. H., H. Riedl, and J. E. Dunley. 1998. Resistance to abamectin and reversion to susceptibility to fenbutatin oxide in spider mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) populations in the Pacific Northwest. Journal of Economic Entomology. 91: 352-360.

Beers, E. H., A. Andersen, and R. D. Brown. 1997. Absorption and translaminar activity of abamectin in apple and pear foliage as determined by spider mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) mortality. Journal of Economic Entomology. 90: 566-573.

Beers, E. H., A. Andersen, and R. D. Brown. 1996. Effect of leaf age on length of residual activity of abamectin in pome fruit foliage. Journal of Economic Entomology. 89: 488-492.

Beers, E. H., E. A. Elsner, and S. R. Drake. 1995. White apple leafhopper (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) effect on fruit size, quality, and return bloom of apple. Journal of Economic Entomology. 88: 973-978.

Beers, E. H., and L. A. Hull. 1995. Dry matter partitioning of nonbearing apple trees following injury by European red mite (Acari: Tetranychidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 88: 998-1003.

Knight, A. L., E. H. Beers, and E. A. Elsner. 1991. Modeling postdiapause egg and nymphal development of the white apple leafhopper (Homoptera: Cicadellae). Environ. Entomol. 20: 1659-1664.

Beers, E. H., S. C. Hoyt, and E. C. Burts. 1990. Effect of tree fruit species on residual activity of avermectin B1 to Tetranychus urticae and Panonychus ulmi. Journal of Economic Entomology. 83: 961-964.

Beers, E. H., and L. A. Hull. 1990. Timing of mite injury affects the bloom and fruit development of apple. Journal of Economic Entomology. 83: 547-551.

Beers, E. H., L. A. Hull, and G. M. Greene. 1990. Effect of a foliar urea application and mite injury on yield and fruit quality of apple. Journal of Economic Entomology. 83: 552-556.

Hull, L. A., and E. H. Beers. 1990. Validation of injury thresholds for European red mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) on ‘Yorking’ and ‘Delicious’ apple. Journal of Economic Entomology. 83: 2026-2031.

Knight, A. L., E. H. Beers, S. C. Hoyt, and H. Riedl. 1990. Acaricide bioassays with spider mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) on pome fruits: evaluation of methods and selection of discriminating concentrations for resistance monitoring. Journal of Economic Entomology. 83: 1752-1760.

Rathman, R. J., E. H. Beers, J. L. Flexner, H. Riedl, S. C. Hoyt, P. H. Westigard, and A. L. Knight. 1990. Baseline bioassays with hexythiazox and clofentezine of three mite species (Acari: Tetranychidae) occurring on Washington and Oregon tree fruits. Journal of Economic Entomology. 83: 1711-1714.

Beers, E. H., and L. A. Hull. 1987. Effect of European red mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) injury on vegetative growth and flowering of four cultivars of apples. Environ. Entomol. 16: 569-574.

Beers, E. H., L. A. Hull, and J. W. Grimm. 1987. Relationships between leaf: fruit ratio and varying levels of European red mite stress on fruit size and return bloom of apple. J. Amer. Soc. Hortic. Sci. 112: 608-612.

Hull, L. A., E. H. Beers, and R. L. J. Meagher. 1985. Impact of selective use of the synthetic pyrethroid fenvalerate on apple pests and natural enemies in large-orchard trials. Journal of Economic Entomology. 78: 163-168.

Hull, L. A., E. H. Beers, and R. L. J. Meagher. 1985. Integration of biological and chemical control tactics for apple pests through selective timing and choice of synthetic pyrethroid insecticides. Journal of Economic Entomology. 78: 714-721.

Beers, E. H., L. A. Hull, and G. M. I. Greene. 1984. The effect of European red mite injury to apple foliage on preharvest fruit drop and efficacy of 2, 4, 5-TP. HortScience. 19: 558-560.

Books and Book Chapters

Schmidt-Jeffris, R. A., C. Duso and E. H. Beers. Insect pests of fruit: mites.  2019. Chap. 20. In X. Xu and M. T. Fountain (eds.), Integrated management of insect pests and diseases of tree fruit. Burleigh-Dodds, Cambridge, UK.

Beers, E. H.  2017.  Sustainable arthropod management for apples, Chap. 20.  In:  Evans, K. (ed.), Achieving sustainable cultivation of apples, Burleigh-Dodds, Cambridge, UK.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Brown mite, pp. 203-204. In: Compendium of Apple and Pear Diseases. American Phytopathological Society.

Beers, E. H. 2014. McDaniel spider mite, p. 204. Compendium of Apple and Pear Diseases. American Phytopathological Society.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Twospotted spider mite, pp. 202-203. Compendium of Apple and Pear Diseases. American Phytopathological Society.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Woolly apple aphid, p. 174. Compendium of Apple and Pear Diseases. American Phytopathological Society.

Brunner, J. F., J. E. Dunley, E. H. Beers, and V. P. Jones. 2007. Building a multi-tactic biologically intensive pest management system for Washington orchards, Chap. 9, pp. 131-143. In A. S. Felsot and K. D. Racke (eds.), Crop protection products for organic agriculture, ACS symposium series 947. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.

Beers, E. H., D. M. Suckling, R. J. Prokopy, and J. Avilla. 2003. Ecology and management of apple arthropod pests, pp. 489-519. In D. C. Ferree and I. J. Warrington (eds.), Apples:  Botany, production and uses. CAB International, Wallingford, UK.

Reding, M. E., and E. H. Beers. 1996. Influence of prey availability on survival of Campylomma verbasci (Hemiptera: Miridae) and factors influencing efficacy of chemical control of apples, pp. 141-154. In O. Alomar and R. N. Wiedenmann (eds.), Zoophytophagous Heteroptera: Implications for Life History and Integrated Pest Management. Thomas Say Publications in Entomology: Proceedings, Entomological Society of America, Lanham, MD.

Beers, E. H., L. A. Hull, and V. P. Jones. 1994. Sampling pest and beneficial arthropods of apple, pp. 383-416. In L. A. Pedigo and G. D. Buntin (eds.), Handbook of sampling methods for arthropods in agriculture. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Presentations and Posters

2019

Beers, E. H. 2019. WA-SIR: Year 2 Update on the Sterile Codling Moth Release Project in Washington. WA-SIR Cooperators Meeting, December 19, 2019, Roadhouse 97, Omak, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2019. WA-SIR: Year 2 Update on the Sterile Codling Moth Release Project in Washington. Washington State Tree Fruit Association 115th Annual Meeting, 9-11 December 2019, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R. A., and E. H. Beers. 2019. Pesticide non-target effects on phytoseiids: Summarizing decades of research. Entomological Society of America, 16-19 November, 2019, St. Louis, MO.

Nottingham, L., E. H. Beers, R. Orpet, R. Hilton, and R. A. Schmidt-Jeffris. 2019. Augmenting the European earwig, Forficula auricularia, for enhanced biological control in pear and apple orchards. Entomological Society of America, 16-19 November, 2019, St. Louis, MO.

Moses-Gonzales, N., D. Krompetz, I. Baez, H. E. Conway, D. Woller, L. E. Jech, E. H. Beers, C. G. Adams, and M. Tesche. 2019. Unmanned aircraft systems, sterile insect technique and beyond: How UAS enable entomologists to accomplish more with less. Entomological Society of America, 16-19 November, 2019, St. Louis, MO.

Marshall, A. T., J. Hepler, and E. H. Beers. 2019. Convergent management strategies: The intersection of netting and semiochemicals for insect control. Entomological Society of America, 16-19 November, 2019, St. Louis, MO.

Marshall, A. T., and E. H. Beers. 2019. Incomplete shade net enclosures induce behavioral avoidance in codling moth. Entomological Society of America, 16-19 November, 2019, St. Louis, MO.

Jocson, D., D. R. Horton, E. H. Beers, and D. W. Crowder. 2019. Cacopsylla pyricola uses substrate-borne vibrations to communicate with and attract mates (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). Entomological Society of America, 16-19 November, 2019, St. Louis, MO.

Hepler, J., and E. H. Beers. 2019. Suitability of the arid shrub-steppe flora for brown marmorated stink bug feeding and development. Entomological Society of America, 16-19 November, 2019, St. Louis, MO.

Beers, E. H., K. Athey, T. D. Northfield, and J. Brunner. 2019. Everything old is new again:  CM SIR Washington. Entomological Society of America, 16-19 November, 2019, St. Louis, MO.

Beers, E. H. 2019. Tree Fruit IPM program. Legislative Staff Tour, 14 August 2019, Sunrise Research Orchard, Rock Island, WA.

Athey, K., and E. H. Beers. 2019. SIR for codling moth control. Sunrise Field Day, 7 August 2019, Sunrise Orchard, Rock Island, WA.

Beers, E. H., and R. A. Schmidt-Jeffris. 2019. Mighty Mites of Pacific Northwest Tree Fruits. 103rd Annual Meeting of the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America, 2 April 2019, Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina, San Diego, CA.

Beers, E. H. 2019.  PNW tree fruits. In 103rd Annual Meeting of the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA, March 31-April 3, 2019.

Marshall, A. T. and E. H. Beers. 2019. Evaluating shade netting for sustainable codling moth management [poster]. In 103rd Annual Meeting of the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA, March 31-April 3, 2019

Hepler, J. and E. H. Beers. 2019. The Poncho Trap: A novel attract-and-kill BMSB trap design. In 103rd Annual Meeting of the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA, March 31-April 3, 2019.

Northfield, T., Beers, E., Brunner, J., Crowder, D. and V. Jones. 2019 Adapting SIR from eradication to IPM: Issues to consider In 103rd Annual Meeting of the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA, March 31-April 3, 2019.

Milnes, J. and E. H. Beers. 2019. Ecology of the Asian egg parasitoid, Trissolcus japonicas (Ashmead), in Washington State. In 103rd Annual Meeting of the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA, March 31-April 3, 2019.

Athey, K., E. H. Beers, D. W. Crowder, and T. D. Northfield. 2019. Sterile insect release history and current projects. Blue Bird 12th Annual Pesticide Forum, Wenatchee, WA.

Athey, K., E. H. Beers, D. W. Crowder, and T. D. Northfield. 2019. BMSB update and codling moth sterile insect technique. Wilbur-Ellis Grower Meeting, Chelan, WA.

Athey, K., and E. H. Beers. 2019. Codling Moth and Secondary Pest Management. Wilbur-Ellis Company Tree Fruit Seminar, 27 February 2019, Campbell’s resort, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E. H., and K. Athey. 2019. Integrated control of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug and Codling Moth Update. Wilbur Ellis Tonasket Grower Meeting, February 26, 2019, Tonasket Senior Center, Tonasket, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2019. Codling moth SIR (Sterile Insect Release) Update. Wilbur Ellis Tonasket Winter Fruit Seminar, 26 February 2019, Tonasket Senior Center, Tonasket, WA.

Horton, D. R., E. H. Beers, and D. W. Crowder. 2019. Acoustically based mating disruption of winterform psylla.  Continuing report year 2. Pear Research Review. Pear Research Review, Hood River, OR.

Beers, E. H., D. W. Crowder, J. Gutierrez-Illan, N. Wiman, D. Lowenstein, V. Walton, and R. Hilton. 2019. BMSB Distribution and Pest Status in the PNW. Stakeholder Advisory Panel Meeting, Columbus, OH.

Athey, K., E. H. Beers, D. W. Crowder, and T. D. Northfield. 2019. Codling moth. Manson Grower Meeting, Manson, WA.

Beers, E. H., and J. Hepler. 2019. Secondary Pest Update: Apple leafcurling midge, Apple clearwing borer, and BMSB Okanogan Horticultural Association Annual Meeting, 5 February 2019, Okanogan County Agri-Plex, Okanogan, WA.

Beers, E. H., K. Athey, T. D. Northfield, D. W. Crowder, and J. F. Brunner. 2019. Sterile Insect Release for Codling Moth Control. Okanogan Horticultural Association Annual Meeting, 5 February 2019, Agri-Plex, Okanogan, WA.

Beers, E. H., K. Athey, and T. D. Northfield. 2019. Best Strategies for Codling moth Control in 2019: Overview of the CM-SIR Program. Northwest Wholesale Pesticide Recertification Meeting, 29 January 2019, Agri-Plex, Okanogan, WA.

Athey, K., E. H. Beers, D. W. Crowder, and T. D. Northfield. 2019. Codling moth control approaches – old and new. Wilbur-Ellis Grower Meeting, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2019. Integrated Control of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug.  New Project Proposal. Apple Crop Protection Research Review, 24 January 2019, Confluence Technology Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2019. Brown marmorated stink bug control in Washington. CP-16-101. Continuing report. Apple Crop Protection Research Review, 24 January 2019, Confluence Technology Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2019. Optimizing sterile insect release of codling moth in Washington. Apple Crop Protection Research Review, 24 January 2019, Confluence Technology Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H., K. Athey, T. Northfield, J. Brunner and D. Crowder. 2019. These ARE the Drones You’re Looking For: WA-SIR Project Year 1 Update. In 93rd Annual Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, 9-11 January 2019, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.

Northfield, T. D., E. H. Beers, Brunner, J. F., D. W. Crowder, and V. P. Jones. 2019. Adapting SIR from Eradication to IPM: Issues to Consider. In 93rd Annual Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, 9-11 January 2019, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.

Marshall, A. T. and E. H. Beers. 2019. One Flew Over the Shade Net: Developing Stink Bug Exclusion Tactics. In 93rd Annual Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, 9-11 January 2019, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.

Hepler, J. and E. H. Beers. 2019. Fickle Flaps of Fate: Building a Better Stink Bug Trap. In 93rd Annual Orchard Pest &amp Disease Management Conference, 9-11 January 2019, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.
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2018

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Pear IPM Planning Meeting, “Pear psylla research findings from 2018 and strategies for 2019,” Cashmere, WA. December 14, 2018.

Beers, E. H., Marshall, A., Milnes, J., Hepler, J., Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting, “Invasive Species: The New Normal,” Yakima, WA. December 5, 2018.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Washington Horticultural Expo Hort Show, “Pear Pest Management Research,” Yakima, WA. December 5, 2018.

Beers, E. H., Crowder, D. W., Northfield, T. D., Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting, “WA-SIR: update on the sterile codling moth release project in Washington,” Yakima, WA. December 5, 2018.

Milnes, J. M., Beers, E. H., Entomological Society of America National Meeting, “Biological control of the brown marmorated stink bug in Eastern Washington,” Vancouver, BC. November 14, 2018.

Hepler, J., Marshall, A., Milnes, J., Beers, E. H., Entomological Society of America National Meeting, “BMSB in the shrub-steppe: Parasitoids, purshia, and proteins,” Vancouver, BC. November 14, 2018.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., Entomological Society of America National Meeting, “Exploiting migration behavior as a novel control tactic for stink bugs,” Vancouver, BC. November 14, 2018.

Beers, E. H., Schmidt-Jeffris, R., Entomological Society of America National Meeting, “Preserving the legacy: The workhorse phytoseiids in tree fruits,” Vancouver, BC. November 14, 2018.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Wilbur-Ellis Fieldman’s Meeting, “Pear psylla chemical trials from 2017 and 2018,” Wenatchee, WA. November 7, 2018.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Bugs and Brews, “Pear psylla research findings from 2018 and strategies for 2019,” WSU-TFREC, Cashmere, WA. November 1, 2018.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Northwest Fieldman’s Association, “Pear pest management strategies for 2019 in the Wenatchee Valley,” Wenatchee, WA. October 16, 2018.

Hepler, J. and Beers, E. H. 2018. “Brown marmorated stink bug in the Pacific Northwest,” Science in our Valley series, October 17, 2018.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Science in our Valley Seminar Series, “Sticky Situations: Pest Management Research in Pears,” Wenatchee, WA. October 3, 2018.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., “IPM Strategies for Summer Management of Pear Psylla,” Peshastin, WA. July 19, 2018.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., TFREC IPM Field day, “IPM Strategies for Summer Management of Pear Psylla,” WSU-TFREC, Wenatchee, WA. June 14, 2018.

Milnes, J. M., Beers, E. H., Entomological Society of America, Pacific Branch Meeting, “Brown marmorated stink bug biological control options in Washington state,” Reno, NV. June 13, 2018.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., “Utilizing migration behavior for exclusion of stink bugs from apple orchards,” Entomological Society of America, Pacific Branch Meeting, Reno, NV. June 13, 2018.

Beers, E. H., Entomological Society of America, Pacific Branch Meeting, “Preventative restoration of IPM for brown marmorated stink bug in Washington tree fruits,” ESA, Reno, NV. June 12, 2018.

Milnes, J. M., Ozuna, I., Beers, E. H., Master Gardener Program, “Controlling Horticultural Pests with Beneficial Insects,” Yakima, WA. April 11, 2018.

Hepler, J., Beers, E. H., Palouse and Panhandle Invasive Species and Exotic Pest Workshop, “Brown marmorated stink bug,” Pullman. April 3, 2018.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Chelan Fruit Growers Cooperative, “Insect Pest Management for Pears in Central Washington,” Omak, WA. March 1, 2018.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., Wilbur-Ellis Co, “Pest Update – Stink Bug,” Chelan, WA. February 2018.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., Manson Grower Meeting, “Washington Stink bugs:  Background and current research,” Manson. February 2018.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Yakima POM Club Meeting, “Insect Pest Management for Pears in Central Washington,” Yakima POM Club, Yakima, WA. February 21, 2018.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., NW Pear Research Review, “Integrated Management in Pears, 2017 update,” WA Tree Fruit Research Commission, Wenatchee, WA. February 15, 2018.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., Science in our Valley, “Orchard Netting in our Valley,” Wenatchee, WA. February 14, 2018.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Rogue Valley Pear Day, “Insect Pest Management for Pears,” Oregon State University, Medford. February 13, 2018.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Okanogan Horticultural Association, “Choosing the Right Tools for Insect Pest Management in Pears,” Omak, WA. February 6, 2018.

Beers, E. H., WSU Entomology Department Colloquium, “The acarine Bermuda Triangle: Resistance, non-target effects, and biological control..” February 5, 2018.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Wilbur-Ellis, Inc Grower Meeting, “Insect Pest Management for Pears in Central Washington,” Wilbur-Ellis, Inc, Wenatchee, WA. February 1, 2018.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., Gebbers Farms Organic stink bug options meeting, “Current research on stink bug exclusion,” Brewster, WA. January 2018.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., Northwest Wholesale Pesticide Recertification Credit Meeting, “Stink bug biology and management,” Okanogan, WA. January 2018.

Milnes, J. M., Ozuna, I., Beers, E. H., Master Gardener Program,, “Integrative pest management & Biological control of the brown marmorated stink bug in Washington State.,” Kennewick, WA. January 30, 2018.

Beers, E. H., Marshall, A., Milnes, J., Hepler, J., Utah State Horticultural Association, “Management Strategies for the Oncoming Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Invasion,” Spanish Fork. January 19, 2018.

Beers, E. H., Utah State Horticultural Association, “When Minor Pests become Major Issues and how to avoid it,” Spanish Fork, UT. January 19, 2018.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., Chelan Fruit Day, “Native stink bug management,” Chelan. January 15, 2018.

Beers, E. H., Schmidt-Jeffris, R.,  “Choices, Choices: a New Look at Pesticide Selectivity,” Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference,Portland, OR. January 12, 2018.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., “Developing Integrated Approaches to Pear Psylla Pest Management,” Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference, Portland, OR. January 10, 2018.
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2017

Beers, E. H., GS Long recertification. Integrated stink bug management: Part II, GS Long, Chelan, WA. December 14, 2017.

Beers, E. H., Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting, Spotted wing drosophila, Kennewick, WA. December 6, 2017.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., 113th Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting, Research News Flash, Behavioral control of stink bugs, Kennewick, WA. December 5, 2017.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting, Integrated Pest Management for Pears in Central Washington, Kennewick, WA. December 5, 2017.

Sinha, R., Khot, L. R., Hoheisel, G.-A., Beers, E. H., Greishop, M., Washington State Tree Fruit Association, Updates on SSCDS for apple orchards, Kennewick, WA. December 5, 2017.

Milnes, J. M., Beers, E. H., 113th Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting, Research News Flash, Biological control of invasive BMSB using an exotic egg parasite in Washington State, Kennewick, WA. December 4, 2017.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., G. S. Long Annual Grower Meeting, Integrated Pest Management for Pears in Central Washington, G.S. Long, Chelan, WA. December 4, 2017.

Milnes, J. M., Beers, E. H., 31st Pacific Northwest Vegetable Association, An update on the distribution of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in WA and potential biocontrol options, Kennewick, WA. November 16, 2017.

Milnes, J. M., Beers, E. H., Washington State Grape Society, 2017 update on the brown marmorated stink bug, Grandview, WA. November 11, 2017.

Beers, E. H., Eastwell, K. C., Bixby-Brosi, A. J., Gallardo, R. K., Cherry Research Review, Developing a management strategy for little cherry disease. Final report on grant CH-14-110, Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Pasco, WA. November 9, 2017.

Beers, E. H., Shearer, P., van Steenwyk, R., Zalom, F., Chiu, J., Cherry Research Review, Insecticide Resistance of Spotted Wing Drosophila in Sweet Cherry.  Continuing report to the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Pasco, WA. November 9, 2017.

Beers, E. H., Cherry Research Review, Integrated Pest Management Of Spotted Wing Drosophila In Sweet Cherry.  Continuing report to the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Pasco, WA. November 9, 2017.

Beers, E. H., Cherry Research Review, Integrated pest management of spotted wing drosophila in sweet cherry. Continuing report on grant CH-16-102, Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Pasco, WA. November 9, 2017.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., Entomological Society of America, Direct pest control through season-long enclosure of apple orchards, ESA, Denver, CO. November 5, 2017.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Entomological Society of America National Conference., Challenges, goals and accomplishments in pear psylla management research in the Wenatchee Valley, WA, Denver, CO. November 4, 2017.

Milnes, J. M., Beers, E. H., Central Washington Fair, Insect ID: Good Guy vs Bad Guy, Yakima, WA. September 23, 2017.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., American Society for Horticultural Science ASHS Annual Conference, Alternative effects of shade netting over apple orchards, Waikoloa, HI. September 20, 2017.

Milnes, J. M., Beers, E. H., WSU Master Gardener Program Clark County, Ecology of insect-plant interactions: What’s in your garden?, Vancouver, WA. July 24, 2017.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Northcentral Washington Fieldmens’ Association Breakfast Meeting, Pest Management Research for Pears, Wenatchee, WA. July 18, 2017.

Sinha, R., Khot, L. R., Hoheisel, G.-A., Beers, E. H., Greishop, M., American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Optimization of solid set canopy delivery system for efficient delivery of agrochemicals to grapevines in Washington state, Spokane, WA. July 16, 2017.

Beers, E. H., Interpera, Pear Pest Management: an Ongoing Dilemma, Wenatchee. June 15, 2017.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Pear IPM Field Day, Pear Psylla Pest Management, Cashmere, WA. June 1, 2017.

Beers, E. H., Whitener, A., Smytheman, P., Invasive Species Symposium, Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America, Risks versus Rewards: Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila in Tree Fruits, ESA, Portland, OR. April 4, 2017.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America, Student Poster Competition, Direct pest exclusion: A potential solution, Portland, OR. April 2, 2017.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., Milnes, J. M., Pacific Branch Entomological Society of America, Latest in BMSB Research in the West Symposium, Multi-tactic approach to manage the brown marmorated stink bug, ESA, Portland. April 2, 2017.

Milnes, J. M., Beers, E. H., Showcase for Graduate Student Research Exposition GPSA, Biocontrol of invasive BMSB using an exotic egg parasitoid in Washington State, WSU, Pullman, WA. March 31, 2017.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., Showcase for Graduate Student Research Exposition GPSA, Shade netting: A potential barrier to direct apple pests, WSU, Pullman, WA. March 31, 2017.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., WSU Tree Fruit Extension Fruit School, Management of pear psylla and mite pests in PNW pear orchards, Wenatchee, WA. March 14, 2017.

Beers, E. H., WSU Organic Fruit School, Minor Pests of Tree Fruits, Wenatchee, WA. March 14, 2017.

Beers, E. H., Medford Pear Grower Meeting, Codling Moth, Psylla, and Mites: the Pear Grower’s Dilemma, Medford, OR. March 9, 2017.

Beers, E. H., Chelan Fruit Horticultural Day, Apple leafcurling midge: a new invasive pest, Okanogan, WA. February 28, 2017.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Pear Research Review, Integrated fruit production for pear. Continuing report on project PR 16-104 to the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Hood River. February 16, 2017.

Beers, E. H., Crowder, D. W., Pear Research Review, Miticide resistance in spider mite pests of pears. Final report to the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Hood River, OR. February 16, 2017.

Unruh, T., Shearer, P., Hilton, R., Chiu, J., Beers, E. H., Pear Research Review, Pesticide resistance in pear psylla and identification of resistance related genes.  Final report to the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission. February 16, 2017.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., Stadelman Fruit, Twospotted spider mites in pear, and management strategies, Stadelman Fruit, Zillah. February 16, 2017.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., Hepler, J., Milnes, J. M., Okanogan Horticultural Meeting, Brown marmorated stink bug: Current status and management on the horizon, Okanogan, WA. February 7, 2017.

Beers, E. H., Apple Crop Protection Research Review, Brown marmorated stink bug control in Washington, Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Yakima, WA. January 24, 2017.

Beers, E. H., Apple Crop Protection Research Review, Brown marmorated stink bug control in Washington. Continuing report to the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, Yakima, WA. January 24, 2017.

Beers, E. H., NCW Apple Day, Brown marmorated stink bug: Washington update, Wenatchee, WA. January 19, 2017.

Beers, E. H., NCW Pear Day, Pear IPM revisited, Wenatchee, WA. January 18, 2017.

Beers, E. H., Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: Current Status and Management on the Horizon, Chelan, WA. January 16, 2017.

Beers, E. H., 71st Chelan Horticultural Meeting, Psylla and mite IPM, Chelan, WA. January 16, 2017.

Nottingham, L., Beers, E. H., Northwest Wholesale Tree Fruit Meeting, Spider mite pest management for pears and apples, Oroville. January 16, 2017.

Beers, E. H., NCW Stone Fruit Day, Spotted wing drosophila update, Wenatchee, WA. January 16, 2017.

Beers, E. H., Whitener, A., Smytheman, P., 91st Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference, Spotted wing drosophila update, Portland. January 13, 2017.

Marshall, A., Beers, E. H., 91st Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference, Effects of net enclosures and barriers on pest and non-target species in apple orchards, Portland, OR. January 11, 2017.

Whitener, A., Mori, B., Becher, P., Witzgall, P., Beers, E. H., 91st Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference, Influence of the yeast Hanseniaspora uvarum on courtship behavior, mating, and flight of Drosophila suzukii Matsumura Diptera: Drosophilidae, Portland, OR. January 11, 2017.

Witzgall, P., Mori, B., Whitener, A., Leinweber, Y., Revadi, S., Beers, E. H., Becher, P., Enhanced yeast feeding following mating facilitates control of Drosophila suzukii,  Portland, OR. January 11, 2017.

Bixby-Brosi, A. J., Beers, E. H., 91st Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference, Managing the vectors of Little Cherry Disease, Portland, OR. January 11, 2017.
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2016

Acebes, A. L., E. Beers, C. Bergh, M.-C. Bon, M. L. Buffington, M. Cornelius, C. Dieckhoff, E. L. Fread, M. Greenstone, M. Herlihy, V. Lesieur, T. C. Leskey, W. R. Morrison III, P. Shrewsbury, E. J. Talamas, K. Tatman, R. A. Waterworth, D. C. Weber, N. G. Wiman, K. A. Hoelmer, and J. Milnes. 2016. Adventive populations of Trissolcus japonicus, an Asian natural enemy of Halyomorpha halys, in the USA, Pacific Branch, Entomological Society of America, April 2016, Honolulu, HI [poster].

Beers, E. H., J. Milnes, M. Bush, G.-A. Hoheisel, T. M. Murray, M. W. klaus, P. J. Landolt, K. Buckley, D. Walsh, and J. F. Brunner. 2016. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Washington: A Growing Problem, 90th Annual Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, 13-15 January, 2016, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR [poster].

Beers, E. H., and P. Smytheman. 2016. New pests on the horizon, 90th Annual Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, 13-15 January, 2016, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR [poster].

Milnes, J., M. Bush, G.-A. Hoheisel, T. A. Murray, M. W. Klaus, P. J. Landolt, K. Buckley, D. Walsh, J. F. Brunner, and E. H. Beers. 2016. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: Washington State Update, 90th Annual Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference, 13-15 January, 2016, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR [poster].

Milnes, J., M. Bush, G.-A. Hoheisel, T. A. Murray, M. W. Klaus, P. J. Landolt, D. Walsh, J. F. Brunner, and E. H. Beers. 2016. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug:  A Growing Problem in Washington State and the Discovery of an Exotic Egg Parasitoid [poster], Pacific Branch, Entomological Society of America, 3-6 April, 2016, Honolulu, HI [poster].

Schmidt-Jeffris, R. A., and E. H. Beers. 2016. Phenology of phytoseiid populations in an insecticide-free apple orchard, 99th Annual meeting, Pacific Branch Entomolgical Society of America, 12-15 April, 2015, Coeur d’Alene, ID [poster].

Whitener, A. B., and E. H. Beers. 2016. Efficacy of field-aged insecticide residues for control of Drosophila suzukii, 100th Annual Meeting, Pacific Branch Entomological Society of America, 3-6 April, 2016, Honolulu, HI [poster].

Beers, E. 2016. BMSB update.  SCRI SAP meeting, Raleigh, NC 2 November 2016.

Beers, E. H. 2016. Killing Mites: It Ain’t What it Used To Be. Northwest Wholesale Grower Meeting, 5 January, 2016, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2016. Brown marmorated stink bug: Washington update. Blue Bird Pest Forum, 6 January, 2016, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2016. Peach twig borer and brown marmorated stink bug. Blue Mountain Horticultural Society, 10 February 2016, Milton-Freewater Community Center.

Beers, E. H. 2016. Integrated fruit production for pears. Pear Research Review, 17 February, 2016 Confluence Technology Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H., and A. B. Whitener. 2016. Monitoring Drosophila suzukii for action thresholds. Pacific Branch, Entomological Society of America, 3-6 April, 2016, Honolulu, HI.

Beers, E. H., A. B. Whitener, and P. Smytheman. 2016. Spotted wing drosophila monitoring. 90th Annual Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, 13-15 January, 2016, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.

Beers, E. H., A. B. Whitener, and P. Smytheman. 2016. Spotted wing drosophila update. 70th Annual Lake Chelan Horticultural Meeting, 18 January, 2016, Chelan High School, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E. H., A. B. Whitener, and P. Smytheman. 2016. Spotted wing drosophila. Stone Fruit Day, 19 January, 2016, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H., A. B. Whitener, and P. Smytheman. 2016. Mites. Pear Day, 20 January, 2016, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Bixby-Brosi, A. J., and E. H. Beers. 2016. Managing the vectors of Little Cherry Disease 90th Annual Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, 13-15 January, 2016, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.

Bixby-Brosi, A. J., and E. H. Beers. 2016. Detecting and managing LCD. NCW Stone Fruit Day, 19 January 2016, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Bixby-Brosi, A. J., E. H. Beers, K. Eastwell, K. Gallardo, and T. J. Smith. 2016. Developing a Management Strategy for Little Cherry Disease Cherry Institute, 15 January, 2016, Yakima WA.

Bixby-Brosi, A. J., E. H. Beers, K. Eastwell, K. Gallardo, and T. J. Smith. 2016. Developing a management strategy for LCD. Okanogan Hort Day, 4 February 2016, Okanogan County Agricomplex, Omak, WA.

Bixby-Brosi, A. J., E. H. Beers, K. Eastwell, D. Villamor, and T. J. Smith. 2016. Developing a management strategy for LCD. WA State Tree Fruit Association, 6 December 2016, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Bixby-Brosi, A. J., E. H. Beers, A. B. Whitener, P. Smytheman, K. Eastwell, K. Gallardo, and T. J. Smith. 2016. Spotted Wing Drosophila and Little Cherry Disease Update. Northwest Wholesale Grower Meeting, Oroville, WA, 26 January 2016, Oroville Grange Hall, Oroville, WA.

Marshall, A., and E. H. Beers. 2016. Non-target effects of net enclosures in apple orchards. 90th Annual Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, 13-15 January, 2016, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.

Milnes, J., and E. H. Beers. 2016. Discovery of an exotic egg parasitoid of the brown marmorated stink bug and its potential for biocontrol in Washington State. 90th Annual Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, 13-15 January, 2016, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.

Thistlewood, H., P. Gill, E. Beers, P. Shearer, D. Walsh, B. Rozema, S. Acheampong, S. Castagnoli, and W. L. Yee. 2016. Overwintering and Seasonal Dynamics of Spotted Wing Drosophila, D. suzukii, in the Okanagan-Columbia River Basins, 2010-2014. 90th Annual Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference, 13-15 January, 2016, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.

Thistlewood, H., P. Gill, E. H. Beers, P. W. Shearer, D. Walsh, B. Rozema, S. Acheampong, S. Castagnoli, P. Smytheman, A. B. Whitener, and W. Yee. 2016. Overwintering and seasonal dynamics of spotted wing Drosophila, D. suzukii, in the Okanagan-Columbia River Basins, Canada and USA, 2010-2014.  International Congress of Entomology, 24-30 September 2016, Orlando Convention Center, Orlando, FL.
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2015

Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A. and E.H. Beers. 2015. Releases of insectary-reared western predatory mite in Washington apple orchards.  89th Annual Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference, 14-16 January 2015, Portland, OR.

Whitener, A.B. and E.H. Beers. 2015. Efficacy of various attractant baits and lures for monitoring Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae).  ESA National Meeting, 15-18 November, 2015 Minneapolis, MN.

Orpet, R., E.H. Beers, J.P. Reganold, J. Goldberger, V. Jones, and D.W. Crowder. 2015. Dynamics of woolly apple aphid (Eriosoma lanigerum) under organic and conventional orchard management. ESA National Meeting, 15-18 November, 2015 Minneapolis, MN.

Orpet, R., E.H. Beers, J.P. Reganold, J. Goldberger, V. Jones, V., and D.W. Crowder. 2015. Dynamics of woolly apple aphid (Eriosoma lanigerum) under organic and conventional orchard management. Entomological Society of America Pacific Branch Meeting.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A., and E.H. Beers. 2015. Amblydromella caudiglans: A new predatory mite for Washington apple. Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission Apple Crop Protection Review, Red Lion Inn, Pasco, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2015. Mites and Psylla on Pears…oh my!  NCW Pear Day, 21 January 2015, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H., D. Walsh, and T. J. Smith. 2015. Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD): A 5-Year Summary. 89th Annual Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference, 2015, 14-16 January, 2015, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.

Beers, E. H. 2015. Mites and Miticide Resistance. Blue Bird Meeting, 7 January, 2015. Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Bixby-Brosi, A.J., E.H. Beers, K.C. Eastwell, R.K. Gallardo, and T. Smith. 2015. Developing a management strategy for little cherry disease.  WA Tree Fruit Research Commission Meeting (Cherries) WA Tree Fruit Research Commission Meeting (Cherries), Yakima, WA.

Bixby-Brosi, A.J. and E.H. Beers. 2015. Developing a management strategy for little cherry disease.  Chelan Growers Meeting, Chelan, WA.

Bixby-Brosi, A.J. and E.H. Beers. 2015. Little cherry disease insect vectors.  WA State Annual Tree Fruit Association Meeting, Yakima, WA.

Bixby-Brosi, A.J. and E.H. Beers. 2015. Developing a management strategy for little cherry disease. Royal City Growers Meeting, Royal City, WA.

Bixby-Brosi, A.J. and E.H. Beers. 2015. Developing a management strategy for little cherry disease, and SWD update.  Okanogan Tree Fruit, Okanogan, WA.

Beers, E.H. 2015. Spotted Wing Drosophila Update June 2015.  NCW Fieldman’s Association, Smitty’s Restaurant, 16 June 2015.

Beers, E.H. 2015. Spotted wing drosophila: challenge or opportunity? 99th Annual Meeting, Pacific  Branch, Entomological Society of America, Coeur d’Alene Resort, Coeur d’Alene, ID.

Beers, E.H. 2015. Integrated pest management of spotted wing drosophila in sweet cherry.  WSCPR Board Meeting, Snoqualmie Summit Inn, 18 March, 2015.

Beers, E.H. 2015. Directions in mite management.  111th Annual Meeting of the Washington State Tree Fruit Association, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, WA, 7-9 December 2015.

Beers, E.H. 2015. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: Washington State Update.  111th Annual Meeting of the Washington State Tree Fruit Association, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, WA, 7-9 December 2015.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A. and E.H. Beers. 2015. A tale of two mites: Amblydromella caudiglans and Galendromus occidentalis in Washington apple.  NCW Apple day, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA, 22 January, 2015.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A. and E.H. Beers. 2015. Woolly Aphid Control and Associated Problems.  Chelan Fruit Horticultural Day, Agri-Plex, Okanogan, WA, 5 February, 2015.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A. and E.H. Beers. 2015. Mites: return of an old Nemesis.  Northwest Wholesale Grower Meeting, Oroville Grange Hall, Oroville, WA, 27 January 2015.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A. and E.H. Beers. 2015. Understanding and controlling your major orchard pests. Northwest Wholesale Grower Meeting, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA, 13 February 2015.

Milnes, J.M., M. Bush, G. Hoheisel, T.A. Murray, M.W. Klaus, P.J. Landolt, K. Buckley, D. Walsh, J.F. Brunner, and E.H. Beers. 2015. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: Washington State Update. 111th Annual Meeting of the Washington State Tree Fruit Association, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, WA, 7-9 December 2015.

Whitener, A.B., E.H. Beers. 2015. Baseline susceptibility D. suzukii to orchard insecticides. 99th Annual Meeting, Pacific Branch, Entomological Society of America, Coeur d’Alene Resort, Coeur d’Alene, ID.

Whitener, A.B., E.H. Beers. 2015. Baseline mortality of spotted wing drosophila after exposure to select insecticides.  Wiley Expo, 2015, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A., E.H. Beers. 2015. Effects of foliar apple trichomes on Galendromus occidentalis (Nesbitt).  Entomological Society of America 63rd Annual Meeting, 15-18 November 2015, Minneapolis, MN.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A., E.H. Beers. 2015. Phenology of phytoseiid populations in an unsprayed apple orchard.  Entomological Society of America 99th Annual Meeting – Pacific Branch, 12-15 April 2015, Coeur d’Alene, ID.
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2014

Beers, E. H. 2014. Changes in the Management of Spotted Wing Drosophila and Campylomma. Lake Chelan Hort Day, 20 January, 2014, Lake Chelan High School, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Little Cherry Disease and Spotted Wing Drosophila Update. Concepts in Integrated Fruit Production, 13 February, 2014, Coast Hotel, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Minor Pests of Cherry and Their Management. 110th Washington State Horticultural Meeting, 1-3 December, 2014, Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Modifying Your Management Plan for Spotted Wing Drosophila. Cherry Institute, 10 January 2014, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Physical & Cultural Control of Pear Psylla. Psylla Summit, 22-23 September, 2014, Fruit Commission, Yakima, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Spotted Wing Drosophila & BMSB Update. NWW Organic Grower Meeting, 11 February, 2014, Campbell’s Resort, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD): A 5-Year Summary. 110th Washington State Horticultural Meeting, 1-3 December, 2014, Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Spotted Wing Drosophila Management on Sweet Cherry. Final Grant Report. Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission Cherry Research Review, 13 November, 2014, Hood River Best Western, Hood River, OR.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Spotted Wing Drosophila Management on Sweet Cherry. New Proposal. Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission Cherry Research Review, 13 November, 2014, Hood River Best Western, Hood River, OR.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Spotted Wing Drosophila: Modifying Your Management Plan. Stone Fruit Day, 21 January, 2014, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Susceptibility of Stone Fruit to Spotted Wing Drosophila. Washgington Tree Fruit Research Commission Stone Fruit Research Review, WSU-IREC, Prosser, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Tree Fruit IPM from a Dream to Its Realization: Honoring the Career of Jay Brunner. Jay Brunner: the Early Years. Entomological Society of America, 15-19 November, 2014, Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Tree Fruit IPM: Drivers and Passengers. Hort 421, AMS.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Twospotted spider mites. Wilbur-Ellis Fieldman’s Meeting, 20 November 2014, River Room, Campbell’s Lodge, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2014. Understanding and Controlling Your Major Orchard Pests. Northwest Wholesale Grower Meeting, 28 January, 2014, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.
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2013

Beers, E.H., 2013. Woolly Apple Aphid: All you wanted to know, and more…. Northwest Wholesale Recertification Day, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2013. PestWatch – Spotted Wing Drosohila. G. S. Long Company Grower Meeting, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2013. A Year Three Update of the Presence of Spotted Wing Drosophila in Eastern Washington. Wilbur Ellis Grower Meeting, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2013. A Year Three Update of the Presence of Spotted Wing Drosophila in Eastern Washington. Wilbur Ellis Company Organic Grower Meeting, Desert Wind Winery, Prosser, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2013. IPM Grab Bag: Current Insect Pest Management Issues in Tree Fruits. 67th Lake Chelan Horticultural Day, Chelan High School, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2013. Current Insect Pest Management Issues in Apples – New and Old. Apple Day, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2013. Spotted Wing Drosophila — what happened in 2012? , Stone Fruit Day, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2013. Amblydromella caudiglans: A new predatory mite for Washington apples. Apple Crop Protection Review, Confluence Technology Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2013. SWD update. Northwest Wholesale Organic Grower Meeting, Campbell’s Resort, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2013. Spotted Wing Drosophila: Research and Crop Infestation in 2012. 78th Okanogan Hort Day, AgriPlex, Omak, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2013. Spotted Wing Drosophila Update. Columbia Fruit Grower Day, Confluence Technology Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2013. Two New Invasive Pests in Washington: Spotted Wing Drosophila and Brown Marmorated Stink Bug. Northwest Wholesale Recertification Meeting, Pateros Central Building, Pateros, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2013. Control of Woolly Apple Aphid with Closer™. Dow Closer Meeting, Monterey Point Resort, Monterey, CA.

Beers, E.H., Crowder, D.W., 2013. Miticide resistance in spider mite pests of pears. Pear Research Review, Hood River Inn, Hood River, OR.

Beers, E.H., Walsh, D., Smith, T.J., 2013. Spotted Wing Drosophila: Year 3 in Eastern Washington. 87th Annual Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, 2013, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.
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2012

Beers, E.H., 2012. Strengthening extension through industry partnerships. Pacific Branch, Entomological Society of America, Portland Waterfront Marriott, Portland, OR.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Biocontrol and IPM: the key component or the missing link? , Pacific Branch, Entomological Society of America, Portland Waterfront Marriott, Portland, OR.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Management of Secondary and Invasive Pests. WSU Government Relations Committee, Stockwell Conference Room, TFREC.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Entomology Program – Elizabeth H. Beers.  WSU-TFREC. WSU Government Relations Committee, Stockwell Conference Room, TFREC.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Spotted Wing Drosophila – Not so Bad, or was 2011 Just an Odd Season? , Okanogan Hort Day, Okanogan County Agriplex, Omak, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila in Organic Orchards. Northwest Wholesale  – Organic Meeting, Campbell’s Resort, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Updates on controlling spotted wing drosophila. Northwest Wholesale Recertification Meeting, Pateros Central Building, Pateros, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Update. Wilbur Ellis Company Tree Fruit Seminar, Campbell’s Resort, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Spotted Wing Drosophila Update. Wilbur Ellis Company Tree Fruit Seminar, Campbell’s Resort, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Tree Fruit IPM: Drivers and Passengers. Hort 421, Fruit Crops Management, Pullman, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Invasive pests. 108th Annual Meeting of the Washington State Horticultural Association, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Directions in pear pest management. 108th Annual Meeting of the Washington State Horticultural Association, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, WA, p. 20.

Beers, E.H., 2012. What’s the latest on spotted wing drosophila? , G. S. Long Recertification Meeting, Campbell’s Resort, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Exirel on western flower thrips in apples and data on beneficials. Cyazypyr Tree Fruit Technical Exchange Meeting, Four Seasons Hotel, Seattle, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Secondary pests of commercial fruit orchards. Blue Mountain Horticultural Society, Milton-Freewater Community Center.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Spotted Wing Drosophila Management on Sweet Cherry. Cherry Research Review, Red Lion Hotel, Yakima, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2012. Management of spotted wing drosophila in west coast sweet cherries: A short ride on the IPM continuum. 60th Annual Meeting, Entomological Society of America, Knoxville Convention Center, Knoxville, TN.

Beers, E.H., Gontijo, L., Greenfield, B.M., Smytheman, P., 2012. Nontarget effects of pesticides on natural enemies: Woolly apple aphid as a case study. 86th Annual Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, 2012, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.

Beers, E.H., Smith, T.J., Walsh, D., 2012. Spotted Wing Drosophila Management on Sweet Cherry. Cherry Research Review, Red Lion Hotel, Yakima, WA.

Beers, E.H., Smytheman, P., Greenfield, B.M., 2012. Spotted Wing Drosophila in Eastern Washington: 2011 Update. 86th Annual Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, 2012, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.
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2011

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted wing drosophila in Eastern Washington, 2010. 85th Annual Western Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, Hilton Hotel, Portland, OR.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted wing drosophila. Cherry Institute, Yakima, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted Wing Drosophila: A New Key Pest of Cherries and Other Stone Fruit. Lake Chelan Hort Day, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted Wing Drosophila: Now What? Presentation on the Influx and Control of Drosophila suzukii in Eastern Washington and Chemical Control Options for 2011 Season. Wilbur-Ellis Grower Meeting, Yakima, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted Wing Drosophila: A New Key Pest of Cherries and Other Stone Fruits. Stone Fruit Day, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Integrated biological control of woolly apple aphid. Apple Crop Protection Review, Yakima, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted Wing Drosophila: The New Deal for 2011. Columbia Fruit Grower Day, Confluence Technology Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted Wing Drosophila: What you need to know for 2011. Quincy Farm Chemicals, Quincy Community Center, Quincy, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Woolly Apple Aphid and Spotted Wing Drosophila: What you need to know for 2011. Wilbur-Ellis, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Managing Stink bugs, Spotted wing drosophila, and Campylomma in Organic Orchards. Northwest Wholesale Organic Meeting, Best Western Lakeside Inn, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted Wing Drosophila: A new key pest of cherries and other stone fruits. Northwest Wholesale Recertification Meeting, Legion Hall, Brewster, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted wing drosophila biology and identification. Spotted wing drosophila workshop, WSU-TFREC, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted Wing Drosophila: “SWD”. Stemilt Grower Meeting, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Apple mealybugs in Washington. USDA-APHIS meeting, TFREC Stockwell Room, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Shock and awe:  A narrative history of spotted wing drosophila in West Coast sweet cherries. Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America, Kona, HI.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted Wing Drosophila in Eastern Washington Research & Extension Programs. Biosecurity Australia, TFREC Stockwell Room, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. WSU’s role in pesticide recommendations. European Union Audit, Stockwell Room, TFREC, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted Wing Drosophila Management on Sweet Cherry – Final Report. Cherry Research Review. Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission.  $125,000, Hood River Best Western, Hood River, OR, 8-9 Nov. 2011.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted Wing Drosophila Management on Sweet Cherry – New Grant. Cherry Research Review, Hood River Best Western, Hood River, OR, 8 Nov. 2011.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted wing drosophila management on sweet cherry. Tilth Producers Annual Meeting, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted wing drosophila. Mexican Phytosanitary Stone Fruit Audit, Northwest Horticultural Council, Yakima, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted Wing Drosophila Management on Sweet Cherry – Final Report. Stone Fruit Research Review. , Snipes Restaurant, Sunnyside, WA.

Beers, E.H., 2011. Spotted wing drosophila update. Washington State Horticultural Association, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.
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2010

Beers, E. H. 2010. Spotted wing drosophila: An IPM Dilemma. Cascade Ag Recertification Meeting, 17 December, 2010, Campbell’s Resort, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E. H., and L. Gontijo. 2010. Connecting the dots: do laboratory bioassays predict disruption of BC in the field? ESA National Meeting, 12-16 December, 2010, San Diego, CA.

Beers, E. H. 2010. Spotted wing drosophila: Year 1 in Eastern Washington. Washington State Horticultural Association, 6-8 December, 2010, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2010. Spotted Wing Drosophila Management on Sweet Cherry. Cherry Research Review, 9 November, 2010, Confluence Technology Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2010. New pesticides for tree fruit: Safer for whom? Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America, 11-14 April, 2010, Grove Hotel, Boise, ID.

Unruh, T. R., D. R. Horton, and E. H. Beers. 2010. Best practices for predator releases: lacewings, beetles, and mites (new project). Tree Fruit Research Commission Apple Review, 27-29 January 2010, Confluence Technology Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Unruh, T. R., D. R. Horton, and E. H. Beers. 2010. Insectary plantings to increase orchard biocontrol (new project). Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission Apple Review, 27-29 January, 2010, Confluence Technology Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2010. Integrated biological control of woolly apple aphid (continuting report project CP-08-805). Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission Apple Review, 27-29 January 2010, Confluence Technology Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Fazio, G., and E. H. Beers. 2010. Wooly Apple Aphid Resistance in Advanced Rootstock Selections. Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission Apple Review, 27-29 January 2010, Confluence Technology Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2010. Woolly Apple Aphid and Other Pests Resurgence: A Link to New Pest Control Products? NCW Apple Day, 19 January 2010, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee WA.

Beers, E. H. 2010. Woolly Apple Aphid and Other Pests Resurgence: A Link to New Pest Control Products? Chelan Horticultural Day, 18 January 2010, Chelan High School, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2010. Update on woolly apple aphid control. 84th Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, 13-15 January, 2010, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.

Beers, E. H. 2010. Integrated Mite Control: Nontarget Effects on Predator and Prey. 84th Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, 13-15 January, 2010, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.
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2009

Beers, E. H., and R. R. Talley. 2009. Chemical control of woolly apple aphid, 83rd Annual Western Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.

Beers, E. H., R. R. Talley, L. Martinez-Rocha, and J. E. Dunley. 2009. Nontarget effects of pesticides on Typhlodromus occidentalis, 83rd Annual Western Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference, Portland Hilton, Portland, OR.

Beers, E. H. 2009. Controlling woolly apple aphid, Apple Day, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2009. Integrated biological control of woolly apple aphid (continuing report), Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission Meeting, TRAC, Pasco, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2009. Woolly apple aphid control, NW Wholesale Grower Meeting, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2009. Nontarget effect of pesticides on western predatory mite, WSU-TFREC Seminar Series, Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2009. Woolly apple aphid control, NW Wholesale Grower Meeting, Legion Hall, Brewster, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2009. Control of mites and woolly apple aphid, Wilbur-Ellis Grower Meeting, Wenatchee Convention Center, Wenatchee, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2009. Control of mites and woolly apple aphid, Wilbur-Ellis Grower Meeting, Campbell’s Resort, Chelan WA.
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2008

Beers, E. H. 2008. Minimizing impacts of new products on biological control pp. 20, 104th Annual Meeting of the Washington State Horticultural Association, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2008. Disruption of biological control in organic orchards, 104th Annual Meeting of the Washington State Horticultural Association, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2008. Integrated pest management with summer oil, pp. 27, NW Wholesale Organic Grower Meeting, Campbell’s Resort, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2008. Secondary pest control on apple, pp. 74 slides, Blue Mountain Hort Society, Blue Mountain Community College, Milton-Freewater, OR.

Beers, E. H. 2008. Mite and woolly apple aphid control, pp. 46 slides, Wilbur-Ellis Company Grower Meeting, Campbell’s Resort, Chelan, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2008. Natural enemies and nontarget effects, pp. 29 slides, Wilbur Ellis Organic Meeting, Snipes Mtn. Brewery, Sunnyside, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2008. Western flower thrips and Campylomma, pp. 59 slides, Stadelman Fruit Growers, Zillah Civic Center, Zillah, WA.

Beers, E. H. 2008. Observations on the apple mealybug and its parasitoid in Washington, 82nd Annual Western Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference Hilton Hotel, Portland, OR.

Beers, E. H. 2008. Chemical control of woolly apple aphid, 82nd Annual Western Orchard Pest & Disease Management Conference Hilton Hotel, Portland, OR.

Beers, E. H. 2008. Controlling secondary pests in a post-OP environment, NW Wholesale Grower Meeting, Brewster Legion Hall, Brewster, WA.

Cockfield, S. D., E. H. Beers, and V. P. Jones. 2008. Biology and management of western flower thrips on Washington tree fruit, pp. 27, 56th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, NV.