Entomology

Mary Louise Flint

  • Professor of Cooperative Extension Emeritus
Dr. Flint's research interests include: Integrated pest management of landscape, agricultural and garden pests; biological control of arthropod pests; alternatives to pesticides; adoption of alternative practices by practitioners; innovative delivery of pest management information.

Eric C. Mussen

Dr. Mussen's research interests include: Managing honey bees and wild bees for maximum field production, while minimizing pesticide damage to pollinator populations.

Charles G. Summers

Dr. Summers' research interests include: Economic entomology and pest management: biology and ecology of insects attacking field and vegetable crops; pest management of field and vegetable crop insects and the interaction of multiple pest complexes; development of economic injury levels and economic thresholds; insect/plant-virus relationships with emphasis on aphid-bourne viruses.

Christine Y. S. Peng

  • Professor Emerita
Dr. Peng's research interests include: Honey bee nutrition, digestion, reproductive physiology with emphasis on gamete biology, and honey bee parasites and diseases.

Albert A. Grigarick

  • Professor Emeritus
Dr. Grigarick's research interests include: Agricultural entomology- biology, ecology and integrated methods of control of pests of rice.

Norman E. Gary

  • Professor Emeritus
Dr. Gary's research interests include: Biology and behavior of honeybees, interaction of honey bees with environment.