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Mika Pagani

PhD Student, Vegetable Entomology
320 Price Hall

Advisor: Dr. Thomas Kuhar

Disertation title: Investigating different integrated control methods and ecology of wireworm pest populations in potato crops.

Research interests:  Research interests include the interactions between biotic factors and soil arthropod management, as well as microbiota (i.e. entomopathogenic fungi); exploring work in sustainable agriculture by working with biopesticides in vegetable crop systems as well as minimizing food waste by redefining our relationship with imperfect produce; encouraging a more accessible science for youth and our surrounding community through outreach work.