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Kyle Bekelja

PhD Student, Field Crop Entomology

Advisor: Dr. Sally Taylor and Dr. Thomas Kuhar

Dissertation title: Insect resistance management in Bt maize and movement of seed-applied insecticides to biological compartments

Research interests:  My research interests include: improving insect resistance management strategies for the western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera), testing current approaches to soil pest management, and measuring the movement of seed-applied insecticides into neighboring waterways and biological compartments.