Entomology Research


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Personnel

Zachariah R. (Zach) Hansen
Assistant Professor
Entomology & Plant Pathology

Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes
Associate Professor
Insect physiology and molecular pathology

Kurt H. Lamour
Professor
Molecular Epidemiology

Scott D. Stewart
Professor

Robert N. (Bob) Trigiano
Professor
Cell/tissue culture of ornamentals

Rebecca Tiffany (Becky) Trout Fryxell
Assistant Professor
Medical and Veterinary Entomology

Jennifer Mariko Tsuruda
Assistant Professor

 

News

AgResearch Faculty and Staff Presented with Awards at 2019 UTIA Luncheon, 10/29/2019

Researchers Use Genomics and Citizen Science to Determine Migration History of Invasive Butterfly, 9/11/2019

Partnership between UT Institute of Agriculture and National University of Ireland Galway addresses Common Concerns Plaguing both Countries, 8/23/2019

Commendations Corner - July 2019, 7/9/2019

Development of Novel DNA-Based Methods for Detection of Bt Resistant Fall Armyworms, 5/31/2018

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

A New Generation of Faculty, 8/2/2017

UTIA Priorities Poise Institute for Future Success, 2/5/2017

New Head for Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology, 9/15/2016

New Ventures | Creative Agricultural Technologies, LLC, 2/25/2016

 

Recent Publications

Chapter 28: Molecular Tools Used in Medical and Veterinary Entomology D. Nayduch, P. Olafson, and R. T. Trout Fryxell.  2019.  Medical and Veterinary Entomology 3rd Edition. Academic Press, Durden LA and Mullen GB, editors.

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.

Engaging undergraduate honors students in plant pathology.  Gwinn, K. D., C. T. Stripling, J. L. Donaldson, and C. A. Stephens.  2018.  PhytopathologyPhytopathology 108:S1.194. International Congress of Plant Pathology, Boston, MA July 28-August 3, 2. [Abstract]

Using social media to increase ornamental entomology and plant pathology outreach.  Hale, F. A., A. S. Windham, D. D. Hensley, and J. F. Grant.  2018.  Proceedings: Annual Meeting of the ESA, Vancouver, BC Canada, November 10-15.

Mallis and Beyond: Features - Industry Events Merchant, M.  2018.  PCT Magazine, September 7, 2018. [Abstract]

Past, present, and future contributions and needs for veterinary entomology in the United States and Canada Mullens, B. A., N. C. Hinkle, R. T. Trout Fryxell, and K. Rochon.  2018.  American Entomologist, 64(1): 20-31.

Insect and Plant Disease Control Manual (revision) Lykins, C., S. C. Bost, J. A. Skinner, F. A. Hale, K. M. Vail, S. D. Stewart, H. M. Kelly, and D. D. Hensley.  2017.  PB 1690, UT Extension. [Abstract]

Insect and Plant Disease Control Manual (revision) Lynkins, C., S. C. Bost, J. A. Skinner, F. A. Hale, K. M. Vail, S. D. Stewart, H. M. Kelly, and D. D. Hensley.  2016.  PB 1690, UT Extension. [Abstract]

Undergraduate Research as a Bridge for College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Recruiting Gwinn, K. D., J. Logan, A. Vanderpool, S. J. Domingo, and C. A. Beyl.  2015.  Phytopathology, 105(Suppl. 4):S4.55 Annual Meeting, American Phytopathological Society. Pasadena, Ca. Aug 1-5, 2015. [Abstract]

Insect and Plant Disease Control Manual (revision) Lynkins, C., S. C. Bost, J. A. Skinner, F. A. Hale, K. M. Vail, S. D. Stewart, H. M. Young-Kelly, and D. D. Hensley.  2015.  PB 1690, UT Extension. [Abstract]

The active role of extension entomology in pest diagnostics and the detection of invasive pests.  Hale, F. A., D. D. Hensley, J. F. Grant, S. D. Stewart, H. M. Young-Kelly, A. S. Windham, S. C. Bost, and P. Grewal.  2014.  Firefly, publication of the Tennessee Entomological Society.

Insect and Plant Disease Control Manual (revision) Lykins, C., S. C. Bost, J. A. Skinner, F. A. Hale, K. M. Vail, S. D. Stewart, H. M. Young-Kelly, and D. D. Hensley.  2014.  UT Extension, PB 1690. [Abstract]