Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center

Wendy Jones

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Wendy Jones, M.S.

Associate in Research

Web & Communications Coordinator/Export Training

Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center
1100 N Western Ave. Wenatchee, WA
Phone: 509-663-8181 ext. 260
Fax: 509-663-8714
E-mail: wendyej@wsu.edu

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Research/Professional Activities

  • WSU Tree Fruit website manager;
  • Digital Outreach: web design and content development;
  • Outreach training workshops: produce, edit and assist with content development;
  • Online education/training development;
  • Photography, videography and associated digital editing;
  • Identification of postharvest insect damage and physiological disorders that appear during and after storage of apples;
  • Export certification training;
  • Integrated pest management decision aid systems (DAS) technical assistance.

Education

  • High School: Redlands SHS, Redlands, CA. (diploma)
  • University of California at Riverside (B.S. Biology)
  • Utah State University, Logan, UT (Post-Baccalaureate Studies)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (Post-Baccalaureate Studies)
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (M.S. Horticulture) Thesis title:
    “Determination of Nuclear DNA Content in Orchids by Flow Cytometry

Recent & On-going Workshops

Jones, WE. Taiwan Systems Approach Work Plan: Orchard Codling Moth Sampling Training. (Workshop) Summers (@ August annually). Various locations within WA. watch presentation (no audio; transcript under "notes" tab) or check training schedule here.

Jones, WE. Oriental Fruit Moth Inspector Training.  @ mid-May annually, Wenatchee & Yakima, WA. Check training schedule here.


Recent  Publications & Presentations

Jones, W.E., Layne, D.R., Bleile, D.M., Kahn, C., Steffen, G.R. and Cable, P. The WSU Tree Fruit Portal: a multifaceted resource tool. Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual meeting, Yakima, WA. Dec. 7-9, 2015. (poster)

Jones, W.E., Layne, D. and Kahn, C. Fruit Matters. Tree Fruit Newsletter Innaugural Issue. Sept., 2015. (newsletter)

Jones, W.E., Chambers, U., Gadino, A. and Brunner, J.F. Web-based outreach for orchard management decision-makers. BioControl (peer reviewed article; accepted Nov. 2015).

Jones, W.E. Taiwan and China concurrent export training for orchard and cull fruit sampling. Aug. 11, 12, 14, 17, 18, and 19. Central Washington multiple locations. (2015 training workshops)

Jones, W.E. Stone fruit cutter training for export to Mexico and B.C., Canada. May 15 (Yakima) and 20 (Wenatchee). (2015 training workshops)

Gadino, A., Brunner, J.F., Chambers, U., Jones, W.E., Castagnoli, S., and Jones, V. A perspective on the extension of research-based information to orchard management decision-makers: lessons learned and potential future directions. BioControl (peer reviewed article; accepted October 2015).

Jones, V.P., Mills, N., Brunner, J., Horton, D., Beers, E., Unruh, T., Shearer, P., Goldberger, J., Castagnoli, S., Miliczyky, E., Steffan, S., Amarasekare, K., Chambers, U., Gadino, A., Gallardo, R., and Jones W.E. . From planning to execution to the future: an overview of a concerted effort to enhance biological control in apple, pear and walnut orchards in the Western U.S. Biological Control (peer reviewed article; submitted December 2015). Biocontrol.

Chambers, U., Jackson, C., Jones, W.E., Jones, V., Brunner, J. and Gadino, A. Using Decision Support Tools to Enhance Biological Control. Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference. Portland, OR. January 14-16, 2015. (Presentation)


Outside Activities

Managed Websites

WSU Tree Fruit Portal
(All things tree fruit related)

Cullage Assessment & Educaction (Postharvest/Export)

Codling Moth Resources (IPM/Postharvest/Export)

Apple Disorders Guide
(Postharvest/IPM)

Enhancing Western Orchard Biological Control (IPM/Biocontrol)

Insect Ecology & Behavior Lab (IPM/ Dr. Vince Jones' Programs)

Apple Pest Management Transition Project (IPM, project completed; still online)

Pest Management Survey 2000 Results (IPM-old data and site, but good background pesticide use info)


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