Distinguished Professor of Entomology
College of Agricultural Sciences
Phone number(s): 
(814) 863-4435
Office Address: 
105 Chemical Ecology Lab
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Research Summary: 

Insect-to-insect or plant-to-insect chemical communication via olfaction, neuroethology, heliothine moth sex pheromone and host plant volatile mixture interactions, development of an insect antenna-based olfactory biosensor, discovery and development of novel insect attractants, traps and mating disruption dispensers, and evolution of sex pheromone blends.