University of Florida Entomology and Nematology
Masters and Doctoral Graduates

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 Masters and Doctoral Graduates 2008    
NameThesis / Dissertation TitleAdvisorDegree
Bentley, Michael Behavioral Phototaxis of Previtellogenic and Vitellogenic Mosquitoes to Light Emitting Diodes Kaufman M.S.
Diaz, Rodrigo Biology, Host Specificity, and Impact of Ischnodemus variegatus an Herbivore of Hymenachne amplexicaulis Overholt Ph.D.
Fererro, Kimberly Life History, Host Choice, and Behavioral Plasticity of a Parasitoid of Higher Flies Trichopria nigra (Hymenoptera: Diapriidae) Geden M.S.
Huang, Ta-I Billbug (Sphenophorus spp.) Composition, Abundance, Seasonal Activity, Development Time, Cultivar Preference, and Response to Ryegrass in Florida Buss M.S.
Manrique, Veronica Evaluation of Two Potential Biological Control Agents of Brazilian Peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius) in Florida Cuda Ph.D.
Om, Namgay Non-Thesis McSorley M.S.
Rangasamy, Murugesan Mechanism(s) of Resistance to Southern Cinch Bug, Blissus insularis Barber (Hymenoptera: Blissidae) in St. Augustinegrass McAuslane Ph.D.
Rios, Leslie Identification of Potential Mosquito Vectors of West Nile Virus to Horses in North Central Florida Day Ph.D.
Tucker, Cynthia Eastern Subterranean Termite (Isoptera: Reticulitermes flavipes Kollar) Entering into Buildings and Effects on Thermal Properties of Building Materials Koehler Ph.D.
Ferreira, Maria Dispersal Flight, Post Flight behavior, and Early Colony Development of the West Indian Drywood Termite Cryptotermes brevis (Walker) (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae) Scheffrahn M.S.
Pfiester, Margaret Aggregation and Dispersal Behavior of the Common Bed Bug, Cimex lectularius L., and a Method of Detecting and Using Canines Koehler M.S.
Ratikan, Josephine Non-Thesis Teal M.S.
Scott, Corraine Evaluation of Leguminous and Graminaceous Cover Crops for Control of Insect Pests in Organic Squash Liburd M.S.
Whelan, Court Butterfly Abundance, Larval Predation, and Egg Parasitism as Determined by Proximity to Butterfly Farms in Costa Rica and Florida Emmel M.S.
Leavengood, John The Checkered Beetles (Coleoptera: Cleidae) of Florida Thomas M.S.
Olson, Shelley Non-Thesis Teal M.S.
Stanley, Jason Biological Comparison of Four Isolates of Meloidogyne floridensis from Florida Dickson M.S.
Welshans, Jennifer Non-Thesis Osborne M.S.
Bybee, Seth Phylogenetics, Evolution, and Systematics of Holodonata with Special Focus on Wing Structure Evolution: Morphological, Molecular, and Fossil Evidence Branham Ph.D.
Zaspel, Jennifer Systematics, Biology, and Behavior of Fruit-piercing and Blood-feeding Moths in the Sub-family Calpinae Lepidoptera: Noctuidae Branham Ph.D.

1991 |  1992 |  1993 |  1994 |  1995 |  1996 |  1997 |  1998
1999 |  2000 |  2001 |  2002 |  2003 |  2004 |  2005 |  2006
2007 |  2008 |  2009 |  2010 |  2011 |  2012 |  2013 |  2014
2015 |  2016 |  2017 | 

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