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Wei Yang

Wei Yang

wei.yang [at]

Office: 503-678-1264

North Willamette Research and Extension Center

North Willamette Res & Ext Ctr 15210 NE Miley Rd

North Willamette Res & Ext Ctr
15210 NE Miley Rd
Aurora, OR 97002-9543

My responsibility is to provide leadership for the blueberry education program in the North Willamette District where the most of the state’s blueberry industry is concentrated. I also conduct applied research in blueberry production systems to support my extension activities.

Current projects:

1. Blueberry rootstock propagation, evaluation, and rootstock/cultivar interactions

  • TC protocol development for V. arboreum (with North American Plants LLC)
  • V. arboreum seedling field performance evaluation
  • Rootstock and cultivar interactions (with UF and UC Kearney Ag Center)

2. Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) control in berry crops

  • Insecticides deliver methods via helicopter and micro-spray system (with WSU)
  • Attractants evaluation and field sanitation in blueberries
  • Alternative row and border spray (graduate student project)
  • SWD marking and dispersal study (graduate student project)