Integrated Pest Management
Dr. Jhalendra Rijal, IPM Area Advisor
UCCE Stanislaus County
3800 Cornucopia Way, Suite A
Modesto, CA 95358
phone: (209) 525-6811
Dr Rijal is also located in:
San Joaquin and Merced Counties
Specialty: Entomology, insect pest management, insect spatial distribution and quantitative sampling, insect chemical ecology
Ph.D. Entomology, Virginia Tech, 2014
M.Sc. Entomology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 2006
B. Sc. Agriculture, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 2004
Peer reviewed publications:
Rijal, J. P., C. C. Brewster, and J. C. Bergh. 2015. Food-finding capability of grape root borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) neonates in soil column bioassays. J. Entomol. Sci. (in press).
Rijal, J. P., C. C. Brewster, and J. C. Bergh. 2014. Effects of biotic and abiotic factors on grape root borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) infestations in commercial vineyards in Virginia. Environ. Entomol. 43: 1198-1208.
Rijal, J. P., C. C. Brewster, and J. C. Bergh. 2014. Spatial distribution of grape root borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) infestations in Virginia vineyards and implications for sampling. Environ. Entomol. 43: 716-728.
Gresham, S. D., J. P. Rijal, L. C. Vieira, and J. Bova. 2014. What is the best individual solution to meeting the world’s growing energy demand? Solar energy technologies [ESA Student Debate-2012]. In: J. L. Peterson and C. Minteer (eds.). Student’s perspectives on scientific tools to solve global issues. Am. Entomol. 60: 212-222.
Rijal, J. P., A. Zhang, and J. C. Bergh. 2013. Behavioral response of grape root borer (Lepidopetera: Sesiidae) neonates to grape root volatiles. Environ. Entomol. 42: 1338-1347.
Subedi, S., Y. D. GC, R. B. Thapa, and J. P. Rijal. 2009. Rice weevil (Sitophilus oryzae L.) host preference of selected stored grains in Chitwan, Nepal. J. Inst. Agric. Anim. Sci. 30: 151-158.
Rijal, J. P., Y. D. GC, R. B. Thapa, and L. N. Kafle. 2008. Virulence of native isolates of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana against Helicoverpa armigera in Nepal. Formosan Entomol. 28: 21-29.
Rijal, J. P., Y. D. GC, R. B. Thapa, and L. N. Kafle. 2008. Comparative efficacy of insect pathogenic fungi (Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana) to Helicoverpa armigera in chickpea under field condition of Nepal. Formosan Entomol. 28: 249-258.
Rijal, J. P., Y. D. G.C., and R. B. Thapa. 2008. Yield loss assessment and monitoring of Helicoverpa armigera Hubner in chickpea under Chitwan condition. J. Plant Prot. Soc. Nepal. 1: 90-98.
Rawat, P. R., Y. D. GC, R. B. Thapa, and J. P. Rijal. 2008. Evaluation of entomopathogenic fungi with other pesticides against mustard aphid, Lipaphis erysimi (Kalt.) under field condition of Chitwan, Nepal. Proceedings of Workshop of Plant Protection Society of Nepal. 25-26 July, 2008, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Rijal, J. P., R. K. Malla, S. Tiwari, P. R. Rawat, and Y. D. GC. 2006. A preliminary study on the practices of insect pest management at Sukranagar VDC, Chitwan. pp 297-307. In: G. K. KC, S. Pokhrel, N. S. Upadhaya, S. P. Marahatta, B. D. Bhandari (eds.). Proceedings of a National Workshop on Integrated Pest Management. Plant Protection Society of Nepal. 25-26 August, 2006, Kathmandu, Nepal.