Session 11. Managing Garden Pests


Mary Lou Flint

MARY LOUISE FLINT, Ph.D. University of California Statewide IPM Program.

Mary Louise Flint is Extension Entomologist Emeritus, Entomology, UC Davis.   She earned her Ph.D. in entomology from UC Berkeley in 1979 and has been with the University of California, Davis as an extension entomologist for over 30 years.

Her research has primarily been in the areas of biological control, adoption and dissemination of alternative pest management practices, IPM and landscape pest management. She is author of over 100 research papers and books on integrated pest management including the University of California ANR Publications Pests of the Garden and Small Farm: a Grower’s Guide to Using Less Pesticide (Second Edition); Natural Enemies Handbook: the Illustrated Guide to Biological Pest Control; and IPM in Practice: Principles and Methods of Integrated Pest Management. She also coordinates and edits the popular University of California Pest Notes publication series for pests of home, garden and landscape.

Advanced Preparation

  • Read Chapter 9
  • Take quiz for Chapter 9