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Sandra DeBano
Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology
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541-567-6337
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My research focuses on how human activities affect terrestrial invertebrate communities and the ecosystem services they provide, with a special interest in riparian and grassland ecology, food webs, native bees, and invertebrate predators. 

Current projects involve examining the effects...

Jadwiga Giebultowicz
Professor
541-737-5530
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John Lambrinos
Associate Professor
541-737-3484
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We are beginning to understand that interactions between landscape elements underlie many of the important issues we face as a human society. I am fascinated by the ecological processes that tie landscapes together.

  • On-farm habitat restoration.
  • Habitat for beneficial...
Gail Langellotto
Professor, Urban and Community Horticulture Extension, Statewide Master Gardener Program Coordinator
541-737-5175
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The ecology of urban and suburban landscapes remains relatively unexplored - although such habitats have great potential to positively contribute to the conservation of pollinators, parasitoids and the ecosystem services that they confer. 

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David Lytle
Sabbatical
541-737-1068
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David Madison
Faculty Research Assistant
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I will be working to improve the Pacific Northwest shellfish industry by exploring a sustainable method to combat larval mortalities caused by the pathogen Vibrio coralliilyticus.

Rory Mc Donnell
Assistant Professor
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541-737-6146
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My research and Extension program is focused on 1) understanding the ecology of invasive slugs and snails in agriculture, horticulture, urban areas, the natural environment and at the interface of these systems, and 2) developing and implementing novel strategies for the management...

Andony Melathopoulos
Assistant Professor - Pollinator Health Extension
541-737-3139
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I lead OSU Extension's efforts to design, develop, implement and evaluate a state-wide pollinator health program. The focus of this program is not restricted to Oregon's four managed pollinator species (honey bees, alfalfa leafcutter bees, orchard mason bees and alkali bees) but also to the...

Stuart Reitz
Professor and Extension Faculty, Cropping Systems
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(541) 881-1417
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Responsible for Extension and Research programming related to cropping systems in Malheur County.

Silvia Rondon
Professor & Extension Entomologist Specialist
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541-567-8321
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IPM, Biological Control, Insect Ecology, Integrated Pest Management.

The goal of my research program is to develop and implement cost-effective reduced-risk Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices for irrigated crops in eastern Oregon, including potatoes, onions, corn, wheat, etc. ...

Robin Rosetta
Nursery Integrated Pest Management Extension Agent
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503-678-1264
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  • Nursery/greenhouse integrated pest management
  • Biological control implementation
  • Management of honeylocust pod gall midge and root weevils
  • Current research areas include borers in nursery production and management of rose midge

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Darrell Ross
Professor
541-737-6566
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Ramesh Sagili
Associate Professor-Apiculture
541-737-5460
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To promote sustainable apiculture and pollination, our research program focuses on three prime areas: (1) honey bee health (2) honey bee nutrition and (3) honey bee pollination. Our research program addresses both basic and applied questions to improve honey bee health and...

Vaughn Walton
Professor, Horticultural Entomologist
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541-740-4149
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  • Entomology
  • IPM
  • Biorational pest control agent
  • Biological control
  • Small fruit and tree nut crops

I work on economically important pests, with the aim to provide environmentally sustainable and minimal impact pest management...

Nik Wiman
Extension Specialist—Orchard Crops
541-737-2534
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Nik Wiman is a postdoctoral associate working on the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys. This insect is an invasive pest that poses a major threat to Oregon specialty crops. His projects include state-wide surveys for BMSB, evaluation of natural enemies of...

David Wooster
Associate Professor of Fisheries
541-567-6337
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My research interests would be stream ecology, aquatic invertebrate biology, restoration effectiveness monitoring, stream food webs, stream and riparian linkages.

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Seung-Joon Ahn
Research Associate (Postdoc)
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541-738-4053
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  • Insect physiology
  • Chemical ecology
  • Insect genomics
  • Pest management

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Heather Andrews
Faculty Research Assistant
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Brittany Barker
Research Associate (Post Doc)
541-737-9108
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Carolyn Breece
Faculty Research Assistant
541-737-5440
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Apiculture

Priyadarshini C...
Research Associate (Post Doc)
541-737-0628
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Ph.D. (Zoology)

Leonard Coop
Assistant Professor (Practice), Associate Director of the Integrated Plant Protection Center
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I support agriculture in general by developing and placing online, weather and climate driven models for numerous areas including IPM/pest models, plant disease risk models, crop models, horticultural models, beneficial species models, climate suitability models, and others. I am Assoc....

William Gerth
Senior Faculty Research Assistant
541-737-1949
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Jessica Green
Senior Faculty Research Assistant I
Research Support
541-737-5456
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Entomology, Vegetable IPM

Weed Management

Fritzi Grevstad
Assistant Professor (Senior Research, Courtesy)
(541) 737-8371
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Population ecology, invasive species ecology, plant-insect interactions, biological control of weeds.

  • I am interested in the population dynamics and interactions of plants and herbivorous insects, particularly as they relate to the biological control of weeds. My current...
Richard Hilton
Senior Faculty Research Assistant II, Ag Entomologist
541-772-5165
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  • Development and implementation of methods for pear pest management in certified organic orchard systems.
  • Mating disruption and microbial controls for major pest species.
  • Conservation of natural enemies.

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Jennifer Holt
Coordinator Oregon Master Beekeeper Program
541-737-1875
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Beekeeping

Louisa Hooven
Assistant Professor (Senior Research)
541-231-5568
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Entomology

William Jessie
Assistant Professor (Practice)
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541-730-3537
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Field crops extension and applied research in the South Willamette Valley

David Lowenstein
Research Associate (Post Doc)
541-737-1590

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Project

Hannah Lucas
Faculty Research Assistant
541-737-1447
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Christopher Marshall
Mgr-Collection Curator
541-737-4349
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Monte Mattsson
Faculty Research Assistant
541-737-5447
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Betsey Miller
Instructor, Ecampus and Research Assistant, IPM (Walton Lab)
541-737-3913
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I teach an undergraduate course in entomology. My goal in teaching entomology to non-entomologists is to provide insight into a group of organisms that is largely ignored. The vast and varied world of insects impacts human society more than we think.

My IPM research work...

Rachele Nieri
Research Associate (Post Doc)
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Inga Reich Contact person by email

Dalila Rendon
Courtesy Appointment
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Marco Valerio R...
Research Associate (Post Doc)
541-737-4036
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Gabriella Tait
Research Associate (Post Doc)
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Daniel Thompson
Bio Science Research Tech 3
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Ellen Topitzhofer
Faculty Research Assistant
541-737-4896
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Bee Lab

Tyson Wepprich
Research Associate (Post Doc)
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