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Tree Fruit IPM


The Beers Laboratory is located at the Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center in Wenatchee, WA, but we work on tree fruits statewide.  Our goal is to help Washington’s tree fruit growers solve insect and mite pest problems, and share our science at the regional, state, and national level.  Our motto is ‘no bug left behind’, with research projects covering all of the state’s major tree fruit crops (apple, pear, cherry, stone fruit) and many of their pests and natural enemies (it’s a long list).

Part of that goal is outreach to stakeholders, and training graduate and undergraduate students, post-docs, interns, and hosting visiting scientists.  Wenatchee is a great place to live and work!

Elizabeth H. Beers
Professor & Entomologist

Washington State University
Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center
1100 N Western Ave
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Phone: 509.293.8755
Twitter: @BeersLab

Find out More

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Codling Moth
Spotted Wing Drosophila
Exclusion Netting
Other Research


Beers Lab, Past and Present

Adrian Marshall’s socially distanced hooding, 2020
Adrian Marshall’s socially distanced hooding, 2020
BMSB booth at the Wenatchee Valley Farmer’s market, 2017
Grad student outing at Pybus, 2016 (L-R: Adrian, Alix, Jim, and Josh)