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Dr. Daniel B. Marcum

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Farm Advisor - Emeritus
Cooperative Extension Shasta County, Shasta-Lassen Office
P.O. Box 9, 44218 A Street
McArthur, CA 96056-0009
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Daniel B. Marcum, Joint Shasta Lassen Farm Advisor - P.O. Box 9, McArthur, CA 96056 Telephone - 530 336-5784 - Fax 530 336-5785 - Cell 530 945-1467 - Email

Education PhD – Plant Pathology, UCDavis – 1980 , MS - Plant Pathology, UCRiverside – 1970 , BS - Plant Science, UCDavis – 1960, AS Agriculture (Viticulture), Reedley College – 1967.

Professional Societies American Society of Enology and Viticulture, American Phytopathological Society, Soil Science Society of America

Employment history March 1976 and continuing – Responsible for Cooperative Extension (CE) plant science research and education in Eastern Shasta and Western Lassen Counties.


In Press - Marcum, D.B. 2006. Wildrice production in California. ANR publication 21622 accepted November 29, 2005.

Marcum, D.B. and B.R. Hanson. 2006. Effect of irrigation and harvest timing on peppermint oil yield in California. Agricultural Water Management 82:118-128.

In Press - Marcum, D.B. and R.M. Davis. 2006. First report of damping-off of wild rice in California caused by Pythium torulosum. Plant Disease. Accepted December 13, 2005.

Marcum, D.B., W.T. Lanini and H.L. Carlson 2005. UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Peppermint, UC ANR Publication 3457 Weeds. Updated 10/05 by Barbara Ohlendorf.

Epperson, W.L., J.M. Edie, D.B. Marcum, E.L. Fitzhugh, and R.E. Delmas. 1999. Late Season hay harvest provides habitat for marshland birds. California Agriculture 53:12-17.

Benefield, C.B, J.M. DiTomaso, G.B. Kyser, S.B. Orloff, K.R. Churches. D.B. Marcum, G.A. Nader. 1999. Success of mowing to control yellow starthistle depends on timing and plant’s branching form. California Agriculture 53:17-21.

Meyer, R.D., D.B. Marcum, H.A. George, G.G. Markegard, and G.M. Nakamura. 1999. Agricultural use of wood ash in California. ANR Publication 21573.

Meyer, R.D., and D.B. Marcum. 1998. Potato yield, petiole nitrogen and soil nitrogen response to water and nitrogen. Agronomy Journal 90:420-429.

Marcum, D.B., and W.T. Lanini. 1998. UC IPM Pest management guidelines: Peppermint. UC DANR Publication 3339.

DiTomaso, J.M., D.B. Marcum, M.S. Rasmussen, E.A. Healy. 1997. Post-fire herbicide sprays enhance native plant diversity. California Agriculture 51:6-11.

Meyer, R.D., D.B. Marcum, and S.B. Orloff. 1995. Fertilization. In InterMountain Alfalfa Management. S.B. Orloff and H.L Carlson Eds. Publication 3366. Univ. of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. pp. 41-49, 96-98.

Meyer, R.D., and D.B. Marcum. 1980. Alfalfa response to rate and source of sulphur in California. Sulphur in Agriculture 4:23-24.


Irrigation, plant nutrition, salinity, entomology, sustainable agriculture, agronomy, vegetable crops, engineering, plant pathology, integrated pest management, systems management, economics, weed control, nematology, strawberry nursery production, garlic, wild rice, alfalfa, timothy, sugarbeet, pasture, range, biodiversity, peppermint, viticulture

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