Leslie Malcolm Smith (1903-1976) served as Entomologist and Professor of Entomology at
the University of California, Davis. Smith's research centered on the study of the Oriental Fruit Moth as well
as the control of pests of prunes, pears, strawberries, walnuts, grapes, and berries. His papers contain
correspondence to researchers and growers regarding the control of crop pests.
Leslie Malcolm Smith was born October 4, 1903 and graduated in 1922 from Oakland Technical High School. He
received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Berkeley.
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