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Mary Corp

Director (Former)


Mary is an Emeritus Professor with Oregon State University Department of Crop and Soil Science and has been with OSU since 1998. Mary is involved in Dryland Cropping Systems research and is Director of the Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center near Pendleton, Oregon. Her work focuses on soil conservation, cereal variety selection, insect pests and weeds in small grains.

Content by Mary Corp

Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center

Dryland agriculture, growing crops without irrigation, is the focus of research at Oregon State University's Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center (CBARC), where as little as 12 inches of precipitation falls each year. It’s ...

Mary Corp | Apr 2019 | Video

Sweep Net Technique

Demonstration of how to use a sweep net to collect insects.

Silvia I. Rondon, Mary Corp | Jul 2011 | Video

Insect Labeling

Oregon State University Extension's Mary Corp explains the importance of labeling insects in a collection and how to do it.

Mary Corp | Jul 2011 | Video

Collecting and Preserving Insects

Collecting insects can be a fun hobby, and is also an important step in IPM. The resources in this collection will help you learn how to find and collect insects and arthropods, then prepare them so that they can be useful for identification and research efforts.

Silvia I. Rondon, Mary Corp | Dec 2018 | Collection

Invasive Plants of Eastern Oregon and Alternative Natives and Ornamentals

When deciding upon which plants will be used in your garden or landscaping project it’s important to avoid selecting species that are considered invasive. This publication provides several examples of invasive plants for our area, specifically for zones 5 and 6 of the United States Department of Agriculture’s “hardiness zones” chart.

Mary Corp, Chris Luttrell | Aug 2010 | Publication

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