Cooperative Extension, Sutter-Yuba Counties
University of California
Cooperative Extension, Sutter-Yuba Counties

Dr Amber C. Vinchesi

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Vegetable Crops Advisor
Cooperative Extension Colusa County
PO Box 180, 100 Sunrise Boulevard
Suite E
Colusa, CA 95932
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Ph.D. Entomology, Washington State University. 2014
M.S. Entomology, Washington State University. 2011
B.S. Entomology, Purdue University. 2009


Entomology, Integrated Pest Management, Pollinators, Insect-vectored diseases, vegetable crops

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Peer Reviewed

  • Echegaray, E. R.; Vinchesi, A. C., et al. (2017). "Potato Psyllid (Hemiptera: Triozidae) Response to Insecticides under Controlled Greenhouse Conditions." Journal of Economic Entomology 110(1): 142-149.
  • Vinchesi, Amber; Goyer, Aymeric, et al. (2017). "Priming potato with thiamin to control Potato Virus Y." American Journal of Potato Research 94: 120-128.
  • Vinchesi, A. C.; Walsh, D. B. (2014). "Quadrat Method for Assessing the Population Abundance of a Commercially Managed Native Soil-nesting Bee, Nomia melanderi (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) in Proximity to Alfalfa Seed Production in the Western USA." Journal of Economic Entomology 107(4): 1695-1699.
  • Vinchesi, A.; Cobos, D., et al. (2013). "Manipulation of soil temperatures to influence brood emergence in the alkali bee (Nomia melanderi)." Apidologie 44(3): 286-294.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Rondon, S., A. Vinchesi, A. Rashed and D. Crowder. "Wireworms: a pest of monumental proportions." Oregon State University Extension bulletin 9166. 2017. 

  • Vinchesi, A., A. Goyer, and S. Rondon. (2015). Can thiamine treatment reduce Potato Virus Y on potatoes? In Proceedings of Pacific Northwest Insect Management Conference. 

  • Vinchesi, A. and S. Rondon. (2014) Wireworms still here! July 3. Potato Update. Oregon State University-Hermiston Agriculture Research and Extension Center. 

  • Vinchesi, A. and D. Walsh. (2013). Leafcutting bee flight monitoring. National Alfalfa and Forage Alliance (NAFA) Newsletter.

  • Walsh, D., A. Vinchesi, and N. Boyle. (2013). Pest control and pollinator protection studies on alfalfa produced for seed. Western Alfalfa Seed Growers Association Winter Seed School.

  • Vinchesi, A. and D. Walsh. (2011). Studies on alkali bees and pollinator pesticide safety in Washington State. In Proceedings of Western Alfalfa Seed Growers Association Winter Seed School.

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