David R. Horton

Research Entomologist, Adjunct Faculty Education Ph.D., Entomology Colorado State University (1987) Areas of Interest I have 3 primary areas of interest: Biological control in pear and apple orchards. My primary area of study involves developing means for enhancing biological control in orchards by manipulation of habitat both inside and outside of the orchard. I am… » More ...

Lynell Tanigoshi

Lynell Tanigoshi Professor and Entomologist Extension Specialist E-4 Areas of Interest Agricultural Entomology/IPM, biological control Spider mite biology, ecology, and control Biology and ecology of predaceous Phytoseiidae Pesticide resistance of the Acarina Crop protection in cereals, legumes, tree fruits, citrus, small fruits and vegetables/horticultral crops grown in greenhouses Education Bachelor of Science 1963 California State… » More ...

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 ...

Catherine H. Daniels

Catherine H. Daniels 100 % Extension Appointment Education Ph.D., Washington State University (Genetics and Cell Biology dissertation on non-host disease resistance gene expression in garden peas, directed by Prof. Lee Hadwiger) M.S., University of Arizona (Genetics thesis on adaptation of plant callus lines to animal tissue culture conditions, directed by Prof. Frank Katterman). B.S., University… » 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 ...

Richard S. Zack

Richard S. Zack Graduate Faculty Professor, Associate Entomologist and Extension Specialist Director of the M. T. James Entomological Collection Areas of Interest Research My research interests are varied but center around insect systematics and entomological diversity as broad fields of exploration - I often refer to this as "ecosystematics." I am interested in the interactions… » More ...

William J. Turner

William J. Turner   Areas of Interest Insect taxonomy and systematics. Taxonomy of economically-important Diptera. Biosystematics, biology and evolution of Diptera. Swarming, courtship and mating in Diptera. Interactive multimedia computer systems for teaching. Education B.A. in Education, University of California, Berkeley 1963 M.S. in Entomology, University of California, Berkeley 1966 Ph.D. in Entomology, University of… » More ...