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Lester C. Young

Title: Dean

Department: Dean's Office

Office: 2-216

Phone: (909) 869-2203



BS: Zoo (CSULA) 1968
MS: Bio-Science (CSU Hayword) 1972
Ph.D.: Entomology (UC Berkeley) 1977


Professor, Horticulture/Plant and Soil Science; Program Coordinator for Agricultual Biology since 1998.

Teaching Areas/Expertise:

General entomology, insect ecology, population ecology, integrated pest management, biological control.

Research Areas/Expertise:

Natural enemy (predators & parasite) biology. Pesticide efficacy Field testing research, pest management of tree, row and field crops; knowledge of street tree insect problems.

Awards/Recognition/Professional Activity:

  • Entamological Society of America
  • Association of Applied Insect Ecologist
  • Vector Ecologist
  • Southern California Entomological Society


Lester Young