Heather Andrews

Orchard Crops Faculty Research Assistant

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Biography

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

May 2019
Resources about integrated pest management for hazelnuts.

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

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)

Dec 2018
Information and resources about the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), an invasive

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

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

Apr 2017
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 potencial de manejar esta plaga. Esta publicación le ayudará a encontrar y reconocer la Trissolcus japonicus, y explica su modo de parasitismo. Esta publicación está disponible en inglés y español.

By Nik Wiman, Vaughn Walton, David Lowenstein, Clive Kaiser, Heather Andrews | OSU Extension Catalog

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

Apr 2017
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 gardens. This publication will help you know what the samurai wasp looks like, where to find it, and how it parasitizes BMSB eggs. The publication is available both in English and Spanish.

By Nik Wiman, Vaughn Walton, David Lowenstein, Clive Kaiser, Heather Andrews | OSU Extension Catalog

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