Graduate Faculty Recruiting Students
Mary Gardiner The Gardiner Lab studies the ecology of urban greenspaces. Much of our work focuses ... – a city managing more than 27,000 vacant lots created as a result of protracted economic decline, home ... managed European honey bee, Apis mellifera, serves as a model pollinator for toxicological testing ...
Sam Ward (starts August 2023)
success. Agricultural and Forest Entomology (21) 88-98. Ward SF and BH Aukema. 2019. Climatic synchrony and ... population growth. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening (24) 184-194. Fahrner SJ, J Albers, M Albers, T Lanigan, ... a previously unrecorded scale. Agricultural and Forest Entomology (18) 214-222. Fahrner SJ, JP Lelito, and BH ...
Shaohui Wu (starts June 2023)
L., H e, H., Tang, J., Wu, S., X ue, F. 2022. Differentiation of developmental pathways results in ... Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 70, 42, 13518–13527. ... Jiangxi Agricultural University, Nanchang, China B.S. 2005, Plant Protection. Jiangxi Agricultural ...
Meet Entomology's New Associate Chair
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, has been appointed as the Associate Chair of Entomology at the Wooster ... Piermarini will assume the Associate Chair duties and lead the Wooster Entomology group. Pete looks forward ...
collection, work in the pollinator gardens and get acquainted with all the Bug Zoo animals. All volunteers ...
and Urban Greening 38: 337-345 *Kautz A.R., and M.M. Gardiner. 2019. Agricultural intensification may ... farms results from variation in surrounding urbanization intensity. Sustainability 10: 1926 Gardiner, ... Odom Green. 2016. A tale of two rain gardens: Barriers and bridges to adaptive management of urban ...
Greenhouse Plant Health and Pest Management
production of plants and other commodities in controlled environments, including greenhouses, urban vertical ... agriculture, high tunnels, hydroponic systems, and interiorscapes. Prereq: Sr standing or above. Graduate ...
Featured Research Project
focuses of urban greening initiatives due to their large holdings of vacant lands. These areas have ... a complex history of manufacturing, industrial activity, and deconstruction that has resulted in elevated ... metal contamination within the landscape. Urban bees are exposed to metals while foraging in ...
understand how urbanization is affecting the seasonal abundance of arthropod vectors or disease risk. To manage these pests ... faculty are also uncovering how mosquitoes interpret environmental cues to begin overwintering, which may ... lead to novel control tactics. We are also studying the microbes (e.g., bacteria, fungi) that naturally ...
Autumn 2022 Awards & Honors
Advisor: Tilmon. Root Award for Excellence in Agricultural and Urban Entomology: Agricultural Research ... Carlee Shepard, Advisor: Gardiner. Root Award for Excellence in Agricultural and Urban Entomology: Urban ... National Institute of Food and Agriculture. $300,000 Megan Meuti, Mary Gardiner, “Evaluating the health and ...