Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center

Insect Ecology & Behavior Laboratory

VPJ Portrait

Dr. Vincent P. Jones

Director of WSU-DAS

Professor & Entomologist

Department of Entomology, Washington State University
Tree Fruit Research & Extenstion Center
1100 N Western Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Email: vpjones@wsu.edu   Phone: 509.663.8181 x291

About WSU-DAS

Download the full Curriculm Vitae

 

Areas of Research Activity

Pest management in orchard systems, insect population dynamics, importance of landscape-level dispersal on IPM and biological control, sampling systems, biological control, agricultural acarology, effect of introduced pests on natural and agro-ecosystems, mechanisms of mating disruption, demography of insect populations.

Article about Dr. Jones and his research: "Watch Out for the good guys - Biological control is probably more important than people realize."  download PDF
 

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. - University of California at Riverside, Entomology (1983)
  • M.S. - University of California at Riverside, Entomology (1982)
  • B.S. - San Diego State Univ., Biology, w/ honors (1978)

Professional Society Memberships

  • Entomology Society of America
  • Gamma Sigma Delta
  • Sigma Xi

Honors

  • Integrated Pest Management Team Award 2005 (member), Pacific Branch of Entomological Society of America
  • Recognition Award for Excellence in Integrated Pest Management 2004, Entomological Society of America (national award)
  • Excellence in Integrated Pest Management 2004, Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America
  • Distinguished Achievement Award in Integrated Pest Management 1995, Pacific Branch of Entomological Society of America
  • Alumni Award of Merit 1993, Gamma Sigma Delta, Univ. California Riverside Chapter
  • Outstanding Teacher 1991, Gamma Sigma Delta, Univ. Hawaii Chapter

Publications - Presentations

For a listing of all publications, books/chapters, misc. trade articles and presentaions for the the past 5+ years use this link Publications or the link to the left.

For an overview of current and recently completed studies visit the Research Overview page link in the left column.

Vincent P. Jones

Professor & Entomologist

Department of Entomology, Washington State University Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center, Wenatchee, WA 98801

(509) 663-8181 ext. 273 (phone) (509) 662-8714 (fax)

email: vpjones@wsu.edu


 

Links of Interest

Codling moth mating videos

Immuno-marking studies

Decision Aid System user statistics

 

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