Wei Yang

Blueberry Extension Agent
wei.yang [at] oregonstate.edu

Office: 503-678-1264

North Willamette Research and Extension Center

North Willamette Res & Ext Ctr 15210 NE Miley Rd

North Willamette Res & Ext Ctr
15210 NE Miley Rd
Aurora, OR 97002-9543

My responsibility is to provide leadership for the blueberry education program in the North Willamette District where the most of the state’s blueberry industry is concentrated. I also conduct applied research in blueberry production systems to support my extension activities.

Current projects:

1. Blueberry rootstock propagation, evaluation, and rootstock/cultivar interactions

  • TC protocol development for V. arboreum (with North American Plants LLC)
  • V. arboreum seedling field performance evaluation
  • Rootstock and cultivar interactions (with UF and UC Kearney Ag Center)

2. Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) control in berry crops

  • Insecticides deliver methods via helicopter and micro-spray system (with WSU)
  • Attractants evaluation and field sanitation in blueberries
  • Alternative row and border spray (graduate student project)
  • SWD marking and dispersal study (graduate student project)

Profile Field Tabs

Affiliated with: 
North Willamette Research and Extension Center
Do you accept grad students?: 
I accept graduate students for Horticulture
My Publications


Journal Article

C. F. Scagel and Yang, W. Qiang, Cultural Variation and Mycorrhizal Status of Blueberry Plants in NW Oregon Commercial Production Fields, International Journal of Fruit Science, vol. 5241107402414611310716244233127, no. 21, pp. 85 - 111, 2005.
W. Qiang Yang and Gao, Q., Raspberry Production and Markets in China, Small Fruits Review, vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 31 - 36, 2005.