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Dr Monica Cooper

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Farm Advisor-Viticulture
UC Cooperative Extension
1710 Soscol Avenue
Suite 4
Napa, CA 94559-1315
(707) 253-4221
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Education

Plant Health (Pest Management), University of Florida. 2006
B.S. Biology, Washington and Lee University. 1996

Specialty

Viticulture and Pest Management

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Blaisdell, GK; Cooper, ML, et al. (2016). "Disease progression of vector-mediated Grapevine leafroll-associated virus 3 infection of mature plants under commercial vineyard conditions." European journal of plant pathology 146: 105-116.
  • Kaplan, J; Travadon, R, et al. (2016). "Identifying economic hurdles to early adoption of preventative practices: the case of trunk diseases in California winegrape vineyards." Wine Economics and Policy 5: 127-141.
  • MacDonald, S; Staid, M, et al. (2016). "Remote hyperspectral imaging of Grapevine leafroll-associated virus 3 in Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards." Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 130: 109-117.
  • Blaisdell, GK; Zhang, S, et al. (2015). "Interactions within susceptible hosts drive differential transmission of genetically distinct pathogen variants." Journal of Economic Entomology 108(4): 1531-1539.
  • Ricketts, KD; Gomez, MI, et al. (2015). "Reducing the economic impact of grapevine leafroll disease in California: Identifying optimal disease management strategies." American Journal of Enology and Viticulture 66(2): 138-147.
  • Sharma, AM; Baraff, B, et al. (2015). "Relative prevalence of grapevine leafroll-associated virus species in wine grape-growing regions of California." PLoSONE 10
  • Cooper, ML; Varela, LG, et al. (2014). "A collaborative effort: grape growers, scientists and regulators respond to the European grapevine moth in California." California Agriculture 68(4): 125-133.
  • Phillips, P. A.; Cooper, M. L., et al. (2014). Ants. Grape Pest Management.L. Bettiga. UC ANR publication 3343.: 324-331.
  • Varela, L. G.; Cooper, M. L., et al. (2014). European grapevine moth. Grape Pest Management Manual.L. Bettiga. UC ANR publication 3343.: 346-351.
  • Cooper, M. L.; Bettiga, L. J., et al. (2014). Guide to Vineyard Trunk Diseases. UC ANR and UC IPM.
  • Varela, L. G.; Cooper, M. L., et al. (2013). Can European grapevine moth, Lobesia botrana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) be eradicated from California? IOBC: Working group on the integrated protection and production in viticulture; IOBC/WPRS Bulletin.
  • Smith, R. J.; Cooper, M. L., et al. (2013). Determining the threat of dispersal of Lobesia botrana larvae in infested grapes processed for wine making. Practical Winery and Vineyard.: 73.
  • Almeida, R. P. P.; Daane, K. M., et al. (2013). "Ecology and management of grapevine leafroll disease." Frontiers in Microbiology 4: 94.
  • Daane, K. M.; Wang, X., et al. (2013). "Low temperature storage effects on two olive fruit fly parasitoids." BioControl 58: 175-185.
  • Van Steenwyk, R. A.; Varela, L. G., et al. (2013). Monitoring and Control of European grapevine moth, Lobesia botrana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in California vineyards. IOBC: Working group on the integrated protection and production in viticulture; IOBC/WPRS Bulletin.
  • Wunderlich, L. R.; Cooper, M. L., et al. (2013). "Seasonal biology of Ferrisia gill (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in California Sierra foothill vineyards." Journal of Economic Entomology 106(4): 1716-1725.
  • Gutierrez, A. P.; Ponti, L., et al. (2012). "Prospective analysis of the invasive potential of the European grapevine moth, Lobesia botrana (Den. and Schiff.) in California." Agricultural and Forest Entomology 14: 225-238.
  • Lucchi, A.; Bagnoli, B., et al. (2012). The successful use of sex pheromones to monitor and disrupt mating of Lobesia botrana in California. IOBC Working group on pheromones and other semi-chemicals in integrated production.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Putnam, J.; Cooper, M., et al. (2014). Best management practices for replanting. Napa Valley Grapegrowers.
  • Varela, L. G.; Cooer, M. L. (2014). Grape erineum mite in North Coast vineyards. CAPCA Adviser.: 34-38.
  • Lance, D.; Simmons, G., et al. (2014). Report of the International Technical Working Group for the European grapevine moth program.
  • Daane, K. M.; Almeida, R. P. P., et al. (2014). Vectors of grapevine leafroll-associated viruses: does the pathogen change insect pest management in the San Joaquin valley? San Joaquin Valley Table Grape Seminar.
  • Cooper, M. L. (2014). Vintage report of the 2013 growing season. Wines and Vines.
  • Mastro, V.; Lance, D., et al. (2013). Report of the Technical Working Group for the European grapevine moth program.
  • Varela, L. G.; Cooper, M. L., et al. (2013). Trapping for European grapevine moth. CAPCA Adviser. XVI: 20-25.
  • Daugherty, M. P.; Gruber, B. R., et al. (2012). "Testing the efficacy of barrier plantings for limiting sharpshooter spread." American Journal of Enology and Viticulture 63(1): 139-143.
  • Smith, R. J.; Varela, L. G., et al. (2011). "An Investigation of the Fate of Lobesia botrana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Infested Clusters Processed for Winemaking." American Journal of Enology and Viticulture 62(3): 409a-409a.
  • Daane, K. M.; Middleton, M. C., et al. (2011). "Development of a Multiplex PCR for Identification of Vineyard Mealybugs." Environmental Entomology 40(6): 1595-1603.
  • Bettiga, L. J.; Smith, R. J., et al. (2011). European grapevine moth, Lobesia botrana. UC ANR.: poster with English and Spanish text.
  • UC ANR (2011). European grapevine moth, Lobesia botrana. UC ANR.
  • Varela, L. G.; Cooper, M. L. (2011). European grapevine moth: Continued monitoring is critical. Napa Valley Grapegrowers newsletter: Premium Grower.
  • Varela, L. G.; Cooper, M. L. (2011). European grapevine moth: Continued monitoring is critical. Napa County Farm Bureau Newsletter: Grower Advocate.
  • Cooper, M. L.; Smith, R. J., et al. (2011). "European grapevine moth: Napa County experience and lessons learned in 2010." Practical Winery and Vineyard: 58-61.
  • UC ANR (2011). Guide to moths and worms in grapevine clusters in California. UC ANR.
  • Wistrom, C. M..; Kassir, K., et al. (2011). Mealybug pests and an emerging viral disease: Vector ecology and their role in grape leafroll associated virus epidemiology. 2010 Annual Report. American Viticulture Foundation.: 12.
  • Daane, K. M.; Almeida, R. P. P., et al. (2011). Mealybugs and Leafroll Virus, a Dangerous Mix: Overall Review of Findings in West Coast Grape Production. 2nd Oregon Wine Research Institute Colloquium, Corvallis, Oregon.
  • Sharma, A. M.; Wang, J. B., et al. (2011). "Occurrence of Grapevine Leafroll-Associated Virus Complex in Napa Valley." Plos One 6(10)
  • Daane, K. M.; Yokota, G. Y., et al. (2011). Selecting the needed mealybug control in table grapes. San Joaquin Valley Table Grape Sminar, Fresno, CA, California TableGrape Commission.
  • Cooper, M. L.; Varela, L. G. (2011). The status of the European grapevine moth eradication effort in California. Western Plant Diagnostic network, First Detector News. 3
  • Mastro, V.; Lance, D., et al. (2011). Third report of the International Technical Working Group for the European grapevine moth in California.: 7.
  • Varela, L. G.; Smith, R. J., et al. (2011). "Timing fo insecticide treatments for European grapevine moth." CAPCA Advisor XIV(2): 18-22.
  • Miranda, O. A.; Miranda, O. A., et al. (2011). Vine mealybug in California: what is the damage and what control tools work best. III Simposio Internacional de Uva de Mesa y Pasa, San Juan, Argentina, Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria.
  • Maher, M.; Cooper, M. L. (2011). "Vineyard best practices: the importance of clean plant series." Napa Valley Grapegrowers Informational publication in their Best practices series
  • Cooper, M. L.; Varela, L. G., et al. (2010). "Euroean grapevine moths, Lobesia Botrana." CAPCA Advisor 13(4): 20-28.
  • Cooper, M. L. (2010). European grapevine moth newsletter. European grapevine moth newsletter.
  • Cooper, M. L.; Varela, L. G. (2010). European grapevine moth, Lobesia bortrana. Solano County Farm Bureau Newsletter.
  • Cooper, M. L. (2010). Eurpoean grapevine moth. Newsletter.
  • Varela, L. G.; Cooper, M. L., et al. (2010). "Identification of tortricid moths in California vineyards." CAPCA Advisor 13(5): 24-29.
  • Daane, K. M.; Wistrom, C. M.., et al. (2010). Mealybug pests and an emerging viral disease: Vector ecology and their role in grape leafroll associated virus epidemiology. 2009 Annual Reports, American Vineyard Foundation.: 13.
  • Cooper, M. L.; Almeida, R. P. P., et al. (2010). Multi-state team to study grapevine leafroll disease as part of USDA Specialty Crop Research Initiative Program. Central Vineyard Team Newsletter.
  • Cooper, M. L. (2010). "Napa County vintage report for 2009 growing season." Wines and Vines
  • Cooper, M. L. (2010). "Reserach activities surrounding European grapevine moth: Detection, life cycle, and management." Napa Valley Grapegrowers' Premium Grower
  • Mastro, V.; Lance, D., et al. (2010). Second report of the International Technical Working Group for the European grapevine moth in California.: 6.
  • Daane, K. M.; Yokota, G. Y., et al. (2010). Sustainable controls for the vine mealybug. American Vineyard Foundation Annual Reports, 2009 Crop Season. Napa, California,: 24.
  • Cooper, M. L. (2010). Update from the Viticulture Farm Adviser: Pinot noir leaf curl, Erineum mite, and European grapevine moth. Napa County Farm Bureau Newsletter.
  • Cooper, M. L.; Varela, L. G. (2009). Biology and management of European grapevine moth. Napa County Farm Bureau's Grower Advocate NCFB Newsletter.
  • Varela, L. G.; Zalom, F. G., et al. (2009, 2009). "European Grapevine Moth, Lobesia Botrana." UC IPM Online Pest management guidelines
  • Cooper, M. L.; Daane, K. M. (2009). "Managing mealybug: An integrated approach to vine mealybug management can keep the pest from eating your profits." Western Fruit Grower: 20-22.
  • Cooper, M. L.; Daane, K. M. (2009). Putting it all together: An Integrated approach to vine mealybug management. Napa Valley Grapegrowers' Newsletter.
  • Cooper, M. L.; Daane, K. M. (2009). Putting it all together: Integrated pest management for vine mealybug. Napa County Farm Bureau's Grower Advocate Newsletter.
  • Millar, J. G.; Waterworth, R., et al. (2009). "UC researchers demonstrate potential roles for pheromones in mealybug management in vineyards." Practical Winery and Vineyard

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