Marion Murray

Biology Dept

Integrated Pest Management Specialist


Marion Murray

Contact Information

Office Location: BNR 249 / USU Campus
Phone: (435) 797-0776
Email: marion.murray@usu.edu
Website: http://utahpests.usu.edu/ipm/

Awards

Distinguished Service Award, 2016

Utah Community Forest Council and Utah Chapter of ISA

Innovative Program Award, 2012

USU Specialists Association

Early Career Award, 2011

Epsilon Sigma Phi IOTA Chapter

Extension New Specialst Award, 2010

USU Exension Specialists Association

WEDA Honorable Mention Utah Pests Program, 2009

Vice President's Award of Excellence - Team Award, 2007


Publications | Books

  • Wagner, K.M, Olsen, S.H, Drost, D.T, Alston, D.G, Murray, M., Hunter, B., (2014). A guide to common organic gardening questions. USU Extension

    Publications | Book Chapters

  • Murray, M., (2014). Birds and Bats for Alternative Pest Management: A Guide to Common Organic Gardening Questions.
  • Murray, M., (2014). Organic Fruit Pest Control: A Guide to Organic Gardening Questions.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Fact Sheets

  • Murray, M., Alston, D.G, (2020). Codling Moth in Utah Orchards (update). Utah State University Extension *
  • Murray, M., Alston, D.G, (2020). Codling Moth Mating Disruption. Utah State University Extension *
  • Murray, M., Alston, D.G, (2019). Peach Twig Borer Mating Disruption.
  • Murray, M., Alston, D.G, (2019). Peach Twig Borer in Utah Orchards (update). *
  • Spears, L., Alston, D.G, Murray, M., (2018). Brown marmorated stink bug management for fruits and vegetables in Utah. Utah State University Extension and Utah Plant Pest Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Alston, D.G, Murray, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2015). Walnut Husk Fly [Rhagoletis completa (Cresson)]. Utah State University Extension
  • Beddes, T., Murray, M., Caron, M.S, (2013). Flatheaded Borers: Pacific Flatheaded Borer and Flatheaded Appletree Borer.
  • Alston, D.G, Murray, M., Reding, M.E, (2011). San Jose scale. Utah State University Extension and Utah Plant Pest Diagnostic Laboratory *
  • Nischwitz, C., Murray, M., (2011). Thousand Cankers Disease of Walnut (Geosmithia morbida). USU Extension
  • Murray, M., Alston, D.G, (2011). The backyard orchardist - fruit pests: apple. Utah State University Extension and Utah Plant Pest Diagnostic Laboratory *
  • Murray, M., Alston, D.G, (2011). The backyard orchardist - fruit pests: peach and nectarine. Utah State University Extension and Utah Plant Pest Diagnostic Laboratory *
  • Murray, M., Alston, D.G, (2011). The backyard orchardist - fruit pests: plum. Utah State University Extension and Utah Plant Pest Diagnostic Laboratory *

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Curriculum

  • Black, B.L, Roper, T.R, Heflebower, R.F, Pace, M., Worwood, D.R, Murray, M., (2011). Growing Fruit Trees: Utah State University Master Gardener Manual. USU Extension *

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • Johnson, P.G, Van Dyke, A., Hodgson, E., Murray, M., Kopp, K., Interest, Incentives, and Education Towards Organic Golf Course Management: A Study of Utah Golf Course Superintendents.. Applied Turfgrass Science, doi: 10.1094/ATS-2012-0320-01-TT

Professional Journal

  • Murray, M., Thousand Cankers Disease is Widespread on Black Walnut in the Western U.S. Plant Management Network

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Technical Reports

Research Reports

  • Murray, M., (2009). Analysis of Codling Moth Mating Disruption Dispensers in a High-Elevation Northern Utah Apple Orchard. Final Report to the Utah State Horticultural Association and Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (USDA Specialty Crop. *
  • Murray, M., (2008). Codling Moth Monitoring in Mating Disrupted Apple Orchards: Development of Trap Thresholds and Prediction of Fruit Injury.. Final Report to the Utah State Horticultural Association and Utah Department of Agriculture and Food *

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Other

Bulletins

Newsletter

Other

  • Murray, M., (2009). Raspbery horntail (Hartigia cressonii). *
  • Murray, M., (2009). Community-Wide Grasshopper Control. USU Extension Fact Sheet *
  • Murray, M., (2008). Soft Scales in Utah Landscapes. Extension Fact Sheet *

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Extension

Increase the Use of IPM in Utah Through Outreach, 2007 - 2037
Support Applied IPM Research , 2009 - 2036
Administer and Deliver IPM Advisory Program and Utah TRAPs , 2007 - 2036
Civil Rights-General Plan, 2007 - 2036
Work as Team Member of Utah Pests Group, 2007 - 2036
Extension Turfgrass Education, 2001 - 2035
Administer IPM/Sustainable Agriculture Mini-Grant Program, 2007 - 2016
Master Gardener, 2011 - 2014
Entomology and Integrated Pest Management, 2010 - 2013