Pest Management/Pesticides

Dr. Wayne Buhler

Associate Professor And Extension Horticulture Specialist

Coordinates statewide training for pesticide use and certification and develops information network for pesticide-related issues.

Areas of Expertise
Pest Management/Pesticides
Colleges
CALS

Dr. David Danehower

Professor Of Crop Science

Plant natural products chemistry including the role these compounds play in defending plants against other plants, insects and diseases; the potential for utilizing plant natural products as a renewable biochemical resource.

Areas of Expertise
Crop Science
Pest Management/Pesticides
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Fred Hain

Professor Of Entomology

Forest pest management; forest insect population dynamics; insect ecology. Balsam woolly adelgid and its effects on Fraser fir trees.

Areas of Expertise
Forest Ecosystems
Pest Management/Pesticides
Colleges
CALS

Dr. George Kennedy

William Neal Reynolds Professor Of Agriculture

Ecology and management of insect pests of vegetables. Plant-insect interactions; ecology of thrips in relation to epidemiology of tomato spotted wilt virus. Heads Department of Entomology.

Areas of Expertise
Pest Management/Pesticides
Colleges
CALS

Dr. R. Michael Roe

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor

Insect phsiology; pesticide toxicology; pesticide bioremediation; insecticide discovery; odor and insect control in animal waste. Discovered BioUD, a tomato-based mosquito repellant.

Areas of Expertise
Pest Management/Pesticides
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Coby Schal

Blanton J. Whitmire Professor Of Entomology

Biology and management of urban pests, especially cockroaches. Chemical ecology, especially pheromones and other attractants of cockroaches. Physiological control of insect behavior.

Areas of Expertise
Insects
Pest Management/Pesticides
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Turner Sutton

Professor Of Plant Pathology

Etiology, epidemiology, and control of apple diseases; vinifera grapes; disease forecasting; methods of fungicide use; fungicide resistance; integrated pest management.

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Diseases
Pest Management/Pesticides
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Michael Waldvogel

Extension Entomology Specialist

Management of residential, industrial and wood-destroying pests, including cockroaches, ants, rodents and termites.

Areas of Expertise
Insects
Pest Management/Pesticides
Colleges
CALS