*Backyard vineyard, orchard and garden questions?
Please contact the Master Gardeners for advice: http://cecentralsierra.ucanr.org/Master_Gardeners/
B.Sc. Bacteriology. Emphasis in Plant Pathology. University of Wisconsin-Madison. 1985
M.Sc. Plant Protection and Pest Management. University of California-Davis. 1997
California Pest Control Advisor (PCA)
California Qualified Applicator License (QAL)
CURRENT RESEARCH AND EXTENSION PROJECTS INCLUDE:
- Wine grape nutrition, foothill soils, and "red leaf" symptoms
- Evaluating the powdery mildew index for foothill grown grapes
- Early leaf pulling for Botryis management in grapes
- New tools for irrigation management: pressure bombing and the "surface renewal" method
- Sprayer calibration education for improved spray efficiency
- Evaluating Nordmann and Turkish Fir for Christmas Tree production in the Sierra foothills
interview on The Value of IPM in the Orchard.
SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS WITH WEB LINKS
Wunderlich, L.R., M.L. Cooper and K.M. Daane. 2013. Seasonal biology of Ferrisia gilli (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in California Sierra foothill vineyards. J. Econ. Entomol. 106 (4): 1716-1725 (2013). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/EC13046 Free PDF version of the journal article here
Burrack, H.J., Bingham, R., Price, R., Connell, J.H., Phillips, P.A., Wunderlich, L., Vossen, P.M., O’Connell, N.V., Ferguson, L., and F.G. Zalom. 2011. Understanding the seasonal and reproductive biology of olive fruit fly is critical to its management. California Agriculture 65(1):14-20. http://ucanr.org/repository/CAO/landingpage.cfm?article=ca.V065n01p14&fulltext=yes
Bay, I.S., Wunderlich, L. R., Nguyen, T.N. and W.D. Gubler. 2012. Fungicide control of apple scab: 2012 field trial. Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis.
Daane, K.M., Cooper, M.L., Triapitsyn, S.V., Walton, V.M., Yokota, G.Y., Haviland, D.R., Bentley, W.J., Godfrey, K., and L.R. Wunderlich. 2008. Vineyard managers and researchers seek sustainable solutions for mealybugs, a changing pest complex. California Agriculture 62(4):167-176. http://californiaagriculture.ucanr.org/landingpage.cfm?article=ca.V062n04p167&fulltext=yes
Wunderlich, L. and K.M. Daane. 2009. Seasonal biology of the Gill's mealybug, Ferrisia gilli, in foothill vineyards. Annual Progress Report (2008). American Vineyard Foundation. http://www.avf.org/article.html?id=3518&year=2008
Wunderlich, L., K. Klonsky, and R. DeMoura. 2007. Sample costs to establish and produce apples-Fuji variety. http://coststudies.ucdavis.edu/files/appleir2007.pdf