Washington Wheat Distinguished Professorship

May 2010 It is with great pleasure we announce that Dr. Keith Pike, WSU Prosser, Irrigated Agriculture Research & Extension Center, has been chosen to be the inaugural recipient of the Washington Wheat Distinguished Professorship. Keith and his team will work to address the important topic of wireworms in wheat production systems. The Washington Wheat… » More ...

Garrell E. Long

Garrell E. Long Education Ph.D. Zoology) Washington State University, 1974 M.S. (Zoology) Arizona State University, 1971 B.S. (Biology) Arizona State University, 1969 Recent Publications Marsh, T.L., R. G. Huffaker, and G. E. Long. 2000. Optimal Control of Vector-Virus-Plant Interactions: The Case of PLRV Net Necrosis. Amer. J. Agric. Econ. 82: 556-569. Ro, T.H. and G.E.… » More ...

Alan A. Berryman

Alan A. Berryman Research Interests Ecology of bark beetles (Scolytidae). Field studies on the population ecology of bark beetles and associated organisms. Conifer defense mechanisms. Studies of the defense systems of conifers against bark beetles and pathogens. Theoretical Ecology. Contributions to a general theory of population dynamics, pest outbreaks, and food web interactions. Education B.Sc.… » More ...

David E. Bragg

David E. Bragg Washington State University Pomeroy, WA 99347 Email Affiliate Professor of Entomology WSU Extension SE District Entomologist Specialist and Areas of Particular Interest Agricultural entomologist with 100% Extension assignment in entomology of dry land crops of eastern Washington. IPM, biological control, and behavior of crop pests, natural enemies and beneficials. Utilizing "soft" insecticides… » More ...

Carol Black

Carol Black Pesticide Education Specialist, E-4 Urban IPM and Pesticide Safety Education Program Director Fellow, American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators Certified Operation S.A.F.E. Analyst Professional Interests National Pesticide Policies, Pesticide Drift, Personal Protective Equipment, Environmental Safety, Outreach Education Methods Education M.S. Entomology 1987, Washington State University B.S. Agricultural Biology and Pest Management, 1980, New… » More ...
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John D. Stark

John D. Stark Professor, Ecotoxicology Program Director, WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center   John is also the Director of the Washington Stormwater Center and a member of the Puget Sound Partnership Science Panel. John’s research deals with protection of endangered species and ecological risk assessment of pollutants with particular emphasis on salmon and their… » More ...

Douglas B. Walsh

Douglas B. Walsh Available Assistantships PhD Assistantship for Integrated Pest Management on Hops MS Assistantship in Alternative Leafhopper Control in Wine Grape Vineyards MS Assistantship in Pollinator Protection and Enhancement (Alfalfa Seed)   AREAS OF INTEREST Riparian Habitat/ Production Agriculture Interface: I have several collaborative projects involving the study of arthropod population dynamics in disturbed… » More ...

Keith S. Pike

Keith S. Pike Specialization and Areas of Particular Interest Enhanced Integrated Pest Management approaches in grains and vegetable crops, especially wheat and potato Biological control with particular emphasis on aphid and cereal leaf beetle parasitic biological control Seed-applied insecticides for root and foliar feeding insect pests Aphid systematics Aphid-parasitoid systematics Pacific Basin aphid ecology, biology,… » More ...

David G. James

David G. James Associate Professor Education Bachelor of Science (Joint Honors, Zoology, Geography), University of Salford, UK 1975 Doctor of Philosophy, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, 1984 Specialization and Areas of Particular Interest Biological control and integrated pest management in irrigated horticultural cropping systems. Current studies focus on understanding and using assemblages of endemic natural enemies… » More ...

Walter S. Sheppard

Walter S. Shepard Entomology Department Chair Professor, Graduate Faculty Apiculturist, Thurber Memorial Chair   Areas of Interest Population genetics & evolution of honey bees, insect introductions & mechanisms of genetic differentiation. Dr. Sheppard also heads the Apis Molecular Systematics Laboratory. A video report exploring the impact of pesticides on bee colonies. view Education University of… » More ...