University of Florida Entomology and Nematology
Masters and Doctoral Graduates

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 Masters and Doctoral Graduates 2010    
NameThesis / Dissertation TitleAdvisorDegree
Bowman, Heidi Molecular Discrimination of Phytoseiids Associated With the Red Palm Mite Raoiella indica (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Mauritius and Florida Hoy M.S.
Cating, Robert Non-thesis Hoy M.S.
Johnson, Christy Survival Rates and Distribution of Culex pipens Among Different Land Gradients Lounibos M.S.
Ropiak, Daniel Non-thesis Kline M.S.
Showman, Angelique Non-thesis Connelly M.S.
Van Ekert, Evelien Identification and Characterization of Juvenile Hormone Acid Methyl Transferase, the Ultimate Enzyme in the Juvenile Hormone Biosynthetic Pathway of Aedes aegypti Borovsky M.S.
DiClaro, Joseph Behavior Response of Musca domestica to Visual Stimuli and the Development of a Novel Filth Fly Control Device Koehler Ph.D.
Hanspetersen, Heidi The Impact of Plant Diversity on Trophic Interactions Within Vegetable Production Systems in Florida and Haiti McSorley Ph.D.
Lehnert, Matthew The Population Biology of Two Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Subspecies, Papillio (Pterourus) glaucus L. and Its Correlation to the Northern Florida Suture Zone Emmel Ph.D.
Pitzer, Jimmy The Ecology of Stable Flies (Diptera: Muscidae) Associated with Equine Facilities in Florida Kaufman Ph.D.
Sandhu, Hardev Biology and Cultural Control of Lesser Cornstalk Borer on Sugarcane Nuessly Ph.D.
Chan, Wai-Han Survival of Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) Isolated in Wood of Various Moisture Contents Koehler M.S.
Christ, Lindsey Biology, Population Growth, and Feeding Preferences of Calophya terebinthifolii, a Candidate for Biological Control of Brazilian Peppertree Cuda M.S.
Clemmensen, Sharon Seasonal Consequences for Temperature-Size Relationships in Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Hahn M.S.
Montemayor, Cecil Evaluation of a Predator and a Fungus for Biological Control of the Yellow-Margined Leaf Beetle, Microtheca ochroloma Stål (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Koehler M.S.
Sanders, William Sounds and Smells of a Subterranean Sesiid: Acoustic Detection and Mating Distribution of Grape Root Borer Liburd M.S.
Burrus, Roxanne Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae) Prevalence and Transmission of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from Dairy Farms into Towns in North Central Florida Hogsette Ph.D.
Gill, Harsimran (Rosie) Integrated Impact of Organic Mulching and Soil Solarization on Soil Surface Arthropods and Weeds McSorley Ph.D.
Kostromytska, Olga Behavioral and Physiological Effects of Selected Insecticides on Mole Crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae) Buss Ph.D.
Lewis, Delano Phylogeny and Revision of the Genus Heraclides Hübner, 1819 (Lepidoptera: Papilioninae: Papilionini) Emmel Ph.D.
Harish, Padmanabha Interactions of Temperature with the Dynamics of Aedes aegypti (L.) Development in Household Vessels Lounibos Ph.D.
Rhodes, Elena Ecology and Management of Flower Thrips in Southern Highbush Blueberries in Florida Liburd Ph.D.
Rohrig, Eric Biology and Behavior of Diaphorencyrtus aligarhensis, an Endoparasitoid of Diaphorina citri Stansly Ph.D.
Salcedo, Christian Spatial Dynamics of Night Roosting in the Heliconius erato petiverana (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) Emmel Ph.D.
Sims, Kelly Interactions Between Frankliniella fusca (Thysanaptera: Thripidae), Thripinema fuscum (Tylenchida: Allantonematidae), and Entomoparasites (Tomato Spoiled Wilt Virus, Pantoea ananatis, and Wolbachia) Funderburk Ph.D.
Westbrook, Catherine Larval Ecology and Adult Vector Competence of Invasive Mosquitoes Aedes albopictus and Ae. aegypti for Chikungunya Virus Lounibos Ph.D.
Griffiths, Jimmie Non-Thesis Skelley M.S.
Kakkar, Garima Frankliniella schultzei (Tybom), an invasive flower thrips attacking vegetable crops in southeastern Florida: Identification, population dynamics and biocontrol Seal M.S.
Vaudo, Anthony The effects of land use on Cape honey bee (Apis mellifera capensis Escholtz) nesting dynamics in the eastern Cape, South Africa Ellis M.S.
Zhang, Yun Evaluation of amino acids against Belonolaimus longicaudatus Crow M.S.
Chaskopoulou, Alexandra Efficacy and non-target effects of aerial ultra low volume mosquito adulticiding with water based unsynergized pyrethroids Koehler Ph.D.
Goyal, Gaurav Morphology, biology and distribution of corn-infesting Ulidiidae Nuessly Ph.D.
Pang, Wenjing Tolerance and resistance of Bermudagrass and seashore paspalum to sting and spiral nematodes Crow Ph.D.
Wessels, Frank Following the fuel: Exploring resource use and allocation during life-history transitions in the flesh fly, Sarcophaga crassipalpis Lounibos Ph.D.

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