Rick Hilton

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Ag. Entomologist

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Content by Rick Hilton

Piecing Together the Pest Puzzle

Imagine a giant jigsaw puzzle you can never fully solve because the pieces are always changing shape. That's an apt comparison to the challenges faced by farmers in Oregon, who face ongoing threats from invasive species.

By Rick Hilton, | Video

Vineyard IPM - Rick Hilton

Rick Hilton is an entomologist and Extension researcher with the Oregon Wine Research Institute, based at Oregon State University. His work focuses on three treehoppers that could be vectors of red blotch disease, which can devastate a vineyard.

By Rick Hilton, | Video

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)

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

Cómo Elegir a una Compañía de Control de Plagas: El IPM es la Clave

El IPM es una estrategia con sentido común para el manejo de plagas que se enfoca en las soluciones para las plagas al largo plazo y con el mínimo impacto a la salud humana y al medio ambiente. Esta publicación explica cómo elegir a una compañía de control de plagas que usa el IPM.

By Tim Stock, Rick Hilton | OSU Extension Catalog

Distribution and Monitoring of Grape Mealybug: A Key Vector of Grapevine Leafroll Disease in Oregon

A pheromone lure baited with the sex pheromone of grape mealybug is the most reliable way to confirm the presence or absence of this important vector of grapevine leafroll-associated viruses.

By Vaughn Walton, Clive Kaiser, Rick Hilton, Linda Brewer | OSU Extension Catalog

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