Pest management Research

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Darrell D. Hensley
Extension Specialist III
Plant Pathology

Scott D. Stewart

Groups and Facilities

(2 mentions)

UT Crops 
Statewide trials and management of corn, cotton, soybean, and small grains.

(1 mention)

Protected Agriculture 
From hydroponics to organic raised beds, from computer-controlled greenhouses to simple rain shelters.



Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

Faculty 360 | Eric Walker, 12/18/2016

Promotion and Tenure 2016, 9/29/2016

Kelly Named Future Leader, 3/27/2015


Recent Publications

School’s Out! Take Advantage of Vacant Classrooms to Remove Clutter and Food and Re-assess Your Structure and Pest Management Program Barnwell, P., and K. M. Vail.  2018.  Pests and Pesticides in Child-serving Facilities: An IPM Newsletter, 11(5):2.

Introduction to entomology and integrated pest management, Chapter 13 of the Tennessee Master Gardener Handbook.  Dismukes, A., F. A. Hale, and W. E. Klingeman.  2018.  PB-1845-M, UT Extension.

What’s the Nurse’s Role in a School Integrated Pest Management Program? Vail, K. M.  2018.  Pests and Pesticides in Child-serving Facilities: An IPM Newsletter, 12(2):1-3.

W658 A Quick Reference Guide to Pesticides for Pest Management Professionals Working in and Around Structures 2018 Vail, K. M., and J. G. Chandler.  2018.  UT Extension.

Minimum Trap Number and Quick Inspection Combinations to Determine Bed Bug Building-wide Infestation Rates. Invited presentation in the Symposium: Assessment-Based Pest Management, Cary, NC Vail, K. M., J. G. Chandler, and L. Hietala.  2018.  The Proceedings of the National Conference on Urban Entomology and Invasive Ant Conference, May 20-2.

Advancing integrated pest management adoption and achieving extension impact: a working group success story Fulcher, A., A. V. LeBude, S. A. White, M. Chappell, S. C. Marble, J. C. Chong, W. Dunwell, F. A. Hale, and W. E. Klingeman.  2017.  HortTechnology, 27:759-764.

Systems-based pest management for nursery crops.  Hale, F. A.  2017.  The Firefly: Proceedings of Annual Meeting of the Tennessee Entomological Society in Nashville, TN.

Experiential nursery integrated pest management workshop series to enhance grower practice adoption LeBude, A. V., A. Fulcher, J. J. Dubois, S. K. Braman, M. Chappell, J. C. Chong, J. Derr, N. Gauthier, F. A. Hale, W. E. Klingeman, G. Knox, and A. S. Windham.  2017.  HortTechnology, 27:772-781.

Can cover crops hamper pest management Stewart, S. D.  2017.  Cotton Grower, March 1.

Pest management and cover crops Stewart, S. D.  2017.  MidAmerica Farmer Grower.

Household and Structural Pest Management for Professionals Vail, K. M.  2017.  PB 1690. Insect and Plant Disease Control Manual. UT Extension (revision).

Trained School IPM Pest Management Technicians Listed Online for Your Convenience Vail, K. M.  2017.  Child-serving Facility IPM Website, Pests and Pesticides in Child-serving Facilities: An IPM Newsletter 10(4): 1-5.