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Sonia Rios

Area Subtropical Horticulture Advisor
Cooperative Extension Riverside County
21150 Box Springs Road, Ste 202
Moreno Valley, CA 92557-8718
951-683-6491 ext. 224
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San Diego County


M.S Plant Science, emphasis in weed science, California State University, Fresno. 2014
B.S Plant Science, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. 2012

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Peer Reviewed

  • Wright, S.D "; ", " A. Shrestha, et al. (2013). ". Effect of early termination on Pima Defoliation Yield and Quality." Cotton Journal
  • Wright, S.D (2013). "Glufosinate in Widestrike Acala Cotton." Weed Technology

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Rios, S. & M. Rethwisch (2019). Current pest challenges in California date production. California Fresh Fruit. 14-16.
  • Rios, S.; Bender, G. (2019). Fire Season is Here: A Review. University of California Cooperative Extension Subtropical Horticulture News. 1:1, 7-9. 9/30/19.
  • Rios, S.; Baldwin, R. (2019). Rattlesnakes in California Orchards. California Pest Control Advisor Magazine. XXII:6, 58-62. https://capca.com/publication/capca-adviser-magazine-december-2019/
  • Rios, S. (2019). Researchers from Florida Visit California to Update Avocado Growers on Laurel Wilt Disease. University of California Cooperative Extension Subtropical Horticulture News. 1:1, 4-6. 9/30/2019.
  • Lara, Jesus; Pickett, Charles, et al. (2019). Update: What has Become of the Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer in California? California Pest Control Advisor Magazinenia. October 2019:5, 46-52.
  • Rios, S.; Pedraza, J., et al. (2018). After the Fire and Before the Rain, What to Do. Topics in Subtropics. 16, 6-8. http://ceventura.ucanr.edu/newsletters/Topics_in_Subtropics73711.pdf
  • Douhan, G.; Faber, B., et al. (2018). An Update on Huanglongbing Disease of Citrus in California. Topics in Subtropics. 17, 7-11. http://ceventura.ucanr.edu/newsletters/Topics_in_Subtropics75039.pdf
  • Takele, E.; Rios, S. (2018). Evaluating Cost Effectiveness of High Density Planting of Avocados: Experiment on Water and Pruning. Topics in Subtropics. 17, 8-10. http://ceventura.ucanr.edu/newsletters/Topics_in_Subtropics76791.pdf
  • Rios, S.; Hoddle, M. (2018). South American Palm Weevil is a Threat to Coachella Valley Date and Ornamental Palm Growers. Topics in Subtropics. 16, 1-2. http://ceventura.ucanr.edu/newsletters/Topics_in_Subtropics73711.pdf
  • Rios, S. (2018). Weed Management in Dates - Tools and Considerations. California Fruit Grower. 35:5, 16-18.
  • Wright, S.D. (2013). "Comparing Acala Defoliation timings with Yield and Quality." Crop Management

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