Mary Concklin
Visiting Extension Educator - Fruit Production & IPM Program Coordinator
1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4067
Storrs, CT 06269-4067
Office Phone: 860.486.6449
Facsimile: 860.486.0534

Bio Summary

Mary Concklin is the Fruit Crops Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Coordinator in the Plant Science Department at the University of Connecticut., Mary is responsible for the development and implementation of the Fruit IPM program in Connecticut. The goal is to provide fruit growers with the scientific tools and knowledge to manage pests using the least amount of pesticides on the crops that they grow, while still achieving high yields and quality. 

The Fruit IPM program includes in-field grower training, presentations at grower meetings, field demonstration projects, and preparation of technical bulletins and other Extension publications.  Mary also conducts applied research, particularly related to plant health and its relationship to pest management as well as alternative (non-chemical) methods of pest management.