Dr. Mary Louise Flint

Position Title
Professor of Cooperative Extension Emeritus

B.S. Plant Science, University of California, Davis
Ph.D. Entomology, University of California, Berkeley
Research Interests:
Integrated pest management of landscape, agricultural and garden pests; biological control of arthropod pests; alternatives to pesticides; adoption of alternative practices by practitioners; innovative delivery of pest management information.

Go to http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu for pest management information for agricultural crops, homes, gardens, and landscapes.


Selected Publications:

  1. Haavik, L.J., T.W. Coleman, M.L. Fint, R. Vennette, and S.J. Seybold. 2014. Densities of Agrilus auroguttatus and Other Borers in California and Arizona Oaks. Insects 2014 (4):287-300.
  2. Chen, Y.; T.W. Coleman, M.I. Jones, M.L. flint and S.J. Seybold. 2013. Foliar nutrients explain goldspotted oak borer, Agrilus auroguttatus, adult feeding preference among four Calfiornia oak species. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 149: 57-66.
  3. Flint, M.L. 2013. Pest Notes: Aphids. Oakland: Univ. Calif Agric. Nat. Res Publ. 7404. http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7404.html .
  4. Flint, M.L.; M.I. Jones, T.W. Coleman, and S.J. Seybold. 2013.  Pest Notes:  Goldspotted Oak Borer. Oakland: Univ. Calif. Agric. Nat. Res. Publ.  74163. http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn74163.html .
  5. Haavik, L.J.; T.W. Coleman, M.L. Flint, R.C. Vennette, and S.J. Seybold. 2013. Agrilus auroguttatusSeasonal Development within Quercus agrifolia in Southern California. Ann. Entomol. Soc, Amer. 106(2): 189-197.
  6. Haavik, L.J.; A.D. Graves, T.W. Coleman, M.L. Flint, R.C. Venette, and S.J. Seybold. 2013.   Suitability of native and ornamental oak species in California for Agrilus auroguttatus. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 2013: 1-12.
  7. Alkon, A.; E. Kalmar, V. Leonard, M.L. Flint, D. Kuo, N. Davidson, A Bradman. 
    2012. Development and Evaluation of an IPM Toolkit for Child Care Providers. Early Childhood Research & Practice 14 (2) http://ecrp.illinois.edu/v14n2/alkon.html .
  8. Flint, M.L. 2012. IPM in Practice: Principles and Methods of Integrated Pest Management. (Second Edition) Univ. Calif. DANR. Pub 3418. 292 pages.
  9. Coleman, T.W.; Andrew D Graves; Mark Hoddle; Zachary  Heath; Yigen Chen; Mary Louise Flint; Steven J Seybold. 2012 Forest stand composition and impacts associated with Agrilus auroguttatusSchaeffer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) and Agrilus coxalis Waterhouse in oak woodlands. Forest Ecology and Management 276(2012): 104-117.
  10. Dallara, P. L.; M.L. Flint, and S.J. Seybold. 2012. An analysis of the larval instars of the walnut twig beetle, Pityophthorus juglandis, in northern California black walnut, Juglans hindsii, and a new host record for Hylocurus hirtellus. Pan-Pacific Entomol. 88: 248-266.
  11. Haavik, L. J., Coleman, T. W., Chen, Y., Jones, M. I., Venette, R. C., Flint, M. L., and Seybold, S. J.  2012.  First occurrence of the goldspotted oak borer parasitoid, Calosota elongata (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae), in California.  Pan-Pacific Entomol. 88:374-376
  12. Haavik, L.J.; T.W. Coleman, M.L. Flint, R. Venette, S. Seybold. 2012. Agrilus auroguttatus exit hole distributions on Quercus agrifolia boles and a sampling method to estimate their density on individual trees. Canadian Entomologist, 144:1-12.
  13. Jones, M. I., T. W. Coleman, A. D. Graves, M. L. Flint, and S. J. Seybold. 2013. Sanitation options for managing oak wood infested with the invasive goldspotted oak borer, Agrilus auroguttatus Schaeffer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), in southern California. J. Econ. Entomol. 106: 235-246.
  14. Leonard, V.; A. Bradman, M.L. Flint, N. Davidson, M. Robertson, and A. Alkon. 2011. Integrated Pest Management: A Curriculum for Early Care and Education Programs. UCSF Calif Childcare Health. 40 pp. www.ucsfchildcarehealth.org.
  15. Karlik, J.F, M.L. Flint and D. Golino. 2010. Healthy Roses: Environmentally Friendly Ways to Manage Pests and Disorders in Your Garden. Univ. Calif. ANR Publication 21589. 32 pp
  16. *Cohen, S., M.L. Flint and N. Hines. 2009. Lawn and Residential Landscape Pest Control: A Guide for Maintenance Gardeners. Univ. Calif. ANR Pub. 3510. 219 pp.
  17. Strand, L.L.; Clark, J.K. and M.L. Flint (ed). 2009. Landscape Pest Identification Cards. Univ. Calif. ANR Pub. 3513. 46 pp.
  18. Lee, J.C., M.L. Flint, and S.J. Seybold. 2008.   Suitability of pines and other conifers as hosts for the invasive Mediterranean pine engraver (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in North America. Journal of Economic Entomology 101: 829-837.
  19. Reynolds, C.A.; M.L. Flint and J.F. Strand. 2008. Introduction to Pesticides for Retail Employees, an online interactive training course at http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/training/ .
  20. Flint, M.L and B. Teviotdale. 2007. Integrated Pest Management for Backyard Orchards. Pp 139-178 in The Home Orchard, (C. Ingels ed), Univ. Calif. ANR Pub 3485..