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Ashleigh Hillen

Masters Student, Forest Entomology
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Price Hall

Advisor: Scott Salom

Thesis TItle: Aestivation determination and the Effect of Imidacloprid on the Subterranean Life Cycle of Laricobius spp. (Coleoptera: Derodontidae), Biological Control Agents for the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Research Interests: I am interested in the integration of biological and chemical control within forest ecosystems for the management of invasive species, specifically the hemlock woolly adelgid. I hope to investigate this relationship within the context of mitigation of the impacts of climate change and other sources of ecosystem decline.