Butte County
University of California
Butte County

Dr. Whitney Brim-DeForest

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CE Rice Advisor
Sutter-Yuba Counties
142A Garden Hwy
Yuba City, CA 95991
530-822-7515
wbrimdeforest@ucanr.edu Create VCard

Also in:
Capitol Corridor MCP Cooperative Extension
Placer-Nevada Counties

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Education

Ph.D. Horticulture and Agronomy, University of California, Davis. 2016
M.S. International Agricultural Development, University of California, Davis. 2014
B.A. Biology, Brown University. 2004

Specialty

Rice, Weeds

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Brim-DeForest, WB; Al-Khatib, K, et al. (2017). Predicting Yield Losses in Rice Mixed-Weed Species Infestations in California. Weed Science. 65:1, 61-72.
  • Brim-DeForest, WB; Al-Khatib, K, et al. (2017). Weed Community Dynamics and System Productivity in Alternative Irrigation Systems in California Rice. Weed Science. 65:1, 177-188. 

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Brim-DeForest, W (2018). Another field with the suspected new species: Sutter County! Rice Notes Newsletter. July.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2018). Be on the lookout for two new watergrass species. Rice Farming. 52:4. March.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2018). Best Practices for California Rice Weed Management. Progressive Crop Consultant. 3:2. March/April.
  • Godar, A; Brim-DeForest, W, et al. (2018). Butte-Based Herbicide Programs in California Water-Seeded Rice. In Proceedings of the 37th Rice Technical Working Group. Long Beach, CA. 19-22 February 2018.
  • Al-Khatib, K; Godar, A, et al. (2018). Community Efforts to Detect and Manage Herbicide Resistant Weeds in California Rice. In Proceedings of the 37th Rice Technical Working Group. Long Beach, CA. 19-22 February 2018.
  • Brim-DeForest, W; De Leon, T, et al. (2018). Effects of Weedy (Red) Rice Competition on Early Growth and Yield of California Medium-Grain Rice. In Proceedings of the 37th Rice Technical Working Group. Long Beach, CA. 19-22 February 2018.
  • De Leon, T; Andaya, C, et al. (2018). Genetic Characterization of California Weedy Rice Reveals Multiple Possible Origins. In Proceedings of the 37th Rice Technical Working Group. Long Beach, CA. 19-22 February 2018.
  • De Leon, T; Andaya, C, et al. (2018). Genomewide Characterization of California Weedy Red Rice Reveals Multiple Possible Origins. In Proceedings of Weed Science Society of America Annual Conference. Arlington, VA. 29 January - 1 February, 2018.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2018). It's that time again: Collect Weed Seeds for Herbicide Resistance Testing! UC Rice Blog. August 15, 2018.
  • De Leon, T; Al-Khatib, K, et al. (2018). Morphological and Physiological Characterization of California Weedy Rice. In Proceedings of Weed Science Society of America Annual Conference. Arlington, VA. 29 January - 1 February, 2018.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2018). New Watergrass Species: be on the lookout for this weed! UC Rice Blog. August 13, 2018.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2018). New Watergrass species: be on the lookout! Rice Notes Newsletter. August.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2018). RezFree Application in Rice. Report to RezFree, Inc.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2018). Suntton Agriculture Brassinolide and Rice Herbicide Tank Mix Study. Report to Suntton Ag, Inc.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2018). Suntton Agriculture Brassinolide Timing Study. Report to Suntton Ag, Inc.
  • Brim-DeForest, W; De Leon, T, et al. (2018). Susceptibility of California Weedy Rice to Herbicides. In Proceedings of Weed Science Society of America Annual Conference. Arlington, VA. 29 January - 1 February, 2018.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2018). Testing for Suspected Herbicide Resistance: It's that time of year again! Rice Notes Newsletter. August.
  • De Leon, T; Al-Khatib, K, et al. (2018). Weedy or Not? Phenotypic Characterization of California Weedy Red Rice. In Proceedings of the 37th Rice Technical Working Group. Long Beach, CA. 19-22 February 2018.
  • Espino, L; Brim-DeForest, W, et al. (2018). Weedy Rice in California: Addressing an Emerging Pest through Outreach and Research. In Proceedings of the 37th Rice Technical Working Group. Long Beach, CA. 19-22 February 2018.
  • Espino, L; Brim-DeForest, W, et al. (2018). Weedy rice in California: Addressing an emerging pest through research and outreach. CAPCA Adviser. 11:4. August.
  • Brim-DeForest, W; Espino, L, et al. (2018). Weedy Rice in California: Lessons Learned in Research and Extension. In Proceedings of Weed Science Society of America Annual Conference. Arlington, VA. 29 January - 1 February, 2018.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2017). Butte Registration Approved for 2017 Rice Season. UC Rice Blog. April 25, 2017.
  • Brim-DeForest, W; Godar, A, et al. (2017). Community Participation in Herbicide Resistance Surveying: A Case Study in California Rice. In Proceedings of Weed Science Society of America Annual Conference. Tucson, AZ. 6-9 February, 2017.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2017). Draft a plan for early season control of late watergrass. Rice Farming. 51:4. March.
  • Godar, A; Brim-DeForest, W, et al. (2017). Efficacy and crop tolerance of Butte herbicide (benzobicyclon + halosulfuron-methyl) on California water-seeded rice. In Proceedings of Weed Science Society of America Annual Conference. Tucson, AZ. 6-9 February, 2017.
  • De Leon, T; Andaya, C, et al. (2017). Genetic Characterization of Weedy Rice in California. In Rice Field Day, Biggs, CA. Rice Experiment Station, Biggs. 30 August 2017.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2017). How Does Herbicide Resistance Evolve? An Illustrated Guide. Rice Notes Newsletter. April.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2017). How to Select a Follow-Up Herbicide. Rice Notes Newsletter. June.
  • De Leon, T; Al-Khatib, K, et al. (2017). Key Phenotypic Traits of Weedy Rice in California. In Rice Field Day, Biggs, CA. Rice Experiment Station, Biggs. 30 August 2017.
  • Linquist, B; Espino, L, et al. (2017). Managing rice in a late planted year. Rice Notes Newsletter. April.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2017). Planning an herbicide program in rice: dealing with herbicide resistance. Applicator Alerts. 2:3. September.
  • Brim-DeForest, W; Espino, L, et al. (2017). Rice in California: A look back at the past 50 years. Rice Farming. 51:3. February.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2017). Some Weeds Ahead of Rice This Year. UC Rice Blog. June 22, 2017.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2017). Time for Weedy Rice Scouting! Rice Notes Newsletter. August.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2017). Top-Dressing Fertilizers in Wild Rice. Report to Lundberg Family Farms, Inc.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2017). Using Pendamethalin in Dry-Seeded California Rice. UC Rice Blog. July 12, 2017.
  • Al-Khatib, K; Godar, A, et al. (2017). Weed Management in Rice. 49th Annual Report, California Rice Research Board.
  • Brim-DeForest, W; Al-Khatib, K, et al. (2017). Weedy Rice. Report to California Rice Research Board.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2017). Weedy Rice in California: An Overview. Progressive Crop Consultant. 2:6. November/December.
  • Brim-DeForest, W; Espino, L, et al. (2017). Weedy Rice Update 2017. Rice Notes Newsletter. November.
  • Brim-DeForest, W; Espino, L, et al. (2017). Weedy Rice Update 2017. UC Rice Blog. November 14, 2017.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2016). 1st Annual Rice Weed Course Results: can we correctly identify rice field weeds? Rice Notes Newsletter. November.
  • Andaya, CB; Yeltatzie, G, et al. (2016). DNA Marker Profile and Morphological Characterization of Red Rice Samples Collected in California. In Rice Field Day, Biggs, CA. Rice Experiment Station, Biggs. 31 August 2016.
  • Brim-DeForest, W; Espino, L (2016). Emerging Weed Issues. Rice Notes Newsletter. July.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2016). Meet the New Rice Advisor in Sutter, Yuba, Placer, and Sacraento Counties. Rice Notes Newsletter. July.
  • Brim-DeForest, W; Godar, A, et al. (2016). Resistant Weed Seed Testing: A Free Service to California Rice Growers. In Rice Field Day, Biggs, CA. Rice Experiment Station, Biggs. 31 August 2016.
  • Brim-DeForest, WB; Al-Khatib, K, et al. (2016). Testing for Suspected Herbicide Resistance. Rice Notes Newsletter. July.
  • Brim-DeForest, WB; Al-Khatib, K, et al. (2016). Weed community dynamics and agronomic productivity in alternative irrigation systems in California rice. California Weed Science Society.
  • Al-Khatib, K; Godar, A, et al. (2016). Weed Management in Rice. 48th Annual Report, California Rice Research Board.
  • Brim-DeForest, W; Espino, L, et al. (2016). Weedy Red Rice in California: Identification and Best Management Practices. In Rice Field Day, Biggs, CA. Rice Experiment Station, Biggs. 31 August 2016.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2016). Weedy rice in California: Where does it come from and what can we do about it? CAPCA Adviser. 14:5. October.
  • Brim-DeForest, W (2016). Weedy Rice Update. Rice Notes Newsletter. November.
  • Brim-DeForest, W; Hettinger, A, et al. (2016). Winged Water Primrose (Ludwigia decurens): identification and control in Butte County. In Rice Field Day, Biggs, CA. Rice Experiment Station, Biggs. 31 August 2016.
  • Brim-DeForest, W; Linquist, B, et al. (2015). Weed emergence and population dynamics in alternative irrigation systems. In Proceedings of the 17th Symposium European Weed Research Society.

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