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  • Professor and Chairman, Department of Entomology and Nematology at the University of Florida

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    • Habitat associations and host plant relations of grasshoppers
    • Development of management practices for grasshoppers
    • Insect ecology, especially insect-plant relationships
      Insect pest management, especially feeding deterrents, biological control, damage assessment, and economic thresholds
    • Current research projects: ecology of redbay ambrosia beetle, vector of laurel wilt; chemical management of grasshoppers; ecology of carrion-feeding flies; identification and ecology of agriculturally important terrestrial molluscs (slugs and snails); importance of insects in the ecology of vertebrate wildlife

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  • Insect ecology, especially insect-plant relationships, Insect pest management, especially feeding deterrents, biological control, damage assessment, Grasshopper biology, ecology, distribution, identification