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Heather Andrews

Orchard Crops Faculty Research Assistant

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Heather Andrews works for Nik Wiman, head of the Orchard Crops Extension Program.  She assists with a myriad of projects ranging from developing best management strategies for fruit and nut crops grown in the Pacific Northwest to  studying the biology and integrated pest management of numerous insect species commonly found in orchard crops (e.g. filbertworm, brown marmorated stink bug and codling moth), as well as biocontrol agents such as the samurai wasp. Heather earned her B.S. at Southern Oregon University, and then went on to complete a masters in entomology at Virginia Tech.  Following graduation, she worked for Scientific Methods, Inc., an independent IPM consulting company based out of Durham, CA.  In 2013 she began working for the Blueberry Extension Program at NWREC, and in 2017 transitioned to her current position.

Content by Heather Andrews

Hazelnut IPM

Resources about integrated pest management for hazelnuts.

Nik Wiman, Vaughn Walton, Jay Pscheidt, Marcelo Moretti, David Lowenstein, Heather Andrews, Rachele Nieri | May 2019 | Collection

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)

Information and resources about the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), an invasive

Nik Wiman, Rick Hilton, Clive Kaiser, Vaughn Walton, Rachel Suits, David Lowenstein, Victoria Skillman, Heather Andrews | Dec 2018 | Collection

Trissolcus japonicus: Avispa parasitoide prometedora para el manejo de la chinche hedionda marrón marmoleada (CHMM)

La avispa Trissolcus japonicus es una parasitoide que ataca a los huevos de la chinche hedionda marrón marmoleada (CHMM), una plaga de cultivos comerciales y huertos caseros. Por lo tanto, la Trissolcus japonicus tiene el ...

David Lowenstein, Chris Hedstrom, Nik Wiman, Heather Andrews, Clive Kaiser, Vaughn Walton | Apr 2017 | OSU Extension Catalog

Samurai wasp: Promising egg parasitoid for management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)

The samurai wasp (Trissolcus japonicus) is a parasitoid that attacks the eggs of the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), making it a potential candidate for managing this significant threat to commercial agriculture and residential ...

David Lowenstein, Chris Hedstrom, Nik Wiman, Heather Andrews, Clive Kaiser, Vaughn Walton | Apr 2017 | OSU Extension Catalog

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