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Dakotah Todd

Masters Student, Urban Entomology

Advisor: Dr. Dini Miller

Thesis title: Evaluating the efficiency of novel methodologies for controlling bed bug population of different sizes.

Bio and Research interests:   Dakotah is a new master’s student in Virginia Tech’s Department of Entomology. He is studying urban entomology under Dr. Dini Miller. He is interested in 1) comparing the efficacy of different heat treatment systems for bed bug eradication; 2) determining efficacy of fungal spores for bed bug management; 3) and determining the parameters for bed bug control when using whole building fumigation.