Seth Dorman

PhD Student, Field Crop Entomology

Advisor: Dr. Sally Taylor

Dissertation title: Biology and integrated pest management of the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois), in Southeastern cotton

Research interests:  Integrated pest management using a systems approach to provide growers with cost-effective and sustainable management solutions; geospatial analysis of landscape and environmental factors driving pest abundance; toxicology and resistance monitoring of agriculturally important insect pests; incidence and transmission of disease-causing pathogens by piercing-sucking insects.

 

sethd

Tidewater AREC

sjdorman@vt.edu