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Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences

Agricultural Sciences Bldg.
Room 242
Phone: (208) 885-6274
Fax: (208) 885-7760

Mailing Address:
Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2339
Moscow, ID 83844-2339

Edward Bechinski

Office: Agricultural Sciences Building
Room 236

Phone: (208) 885-5972
Email: edb@uidaho.edu

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences
Entomology Division Chair, Extension IPM Coordinator, and Professor

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Integrated Pest Management
  • Research Projects
    • Develops pest monitoring programs, degree-day models and economic injury levels for field and row crop insects


    • Coordinates statewide educational outreach for integrated pest management in agricultural field crops and landscape ornamentals
    • Leads UI Pesticide Education & Safety program
    • Extension entomology specialist for northern Idaho