LBD infected Phoenix sylvestris palm
LBD infected Phoenix sylvestris palm

Petrusa epilepsis: a new invasive
Petrusa epilepsis: a new invasive

Haplaxius crudus
Haplaxius crudus

LBD infected Phoenix sylvestris palm
LBD infected Phoenix sylvestris palm

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Research

My lab is a multidisciplinary environment that integrates entomology and plant pathology to address basic scientific questions as well as applied aspects of insect vectors of pathogens in tropical plants

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Extension

My extension program is centered on training the public on how to better recognize symptoms of LBD, how to properly sample, and how to make management decisions to mitigate the impact of the disease.