University of Florida Entomology and Nematology
Masters and Doctoral Graduates

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 Masters and Doctoral Graduates 2014    
NameThesis / Dissertation TitleAdvisorDegree

Blosser, Eric

Testing Plasticity of Developmental Strategy in the Aquatic Dipteran Larvae of Corethrella appendiculata

Lounibos Ph.D.

Buckner, Eva

The Larval Environment and Vector Competence of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus Mosquitoes for Dengue-1 virus

Lounibos Ph.D.

Conn, Morgan

Non-thesis

Gillett-Kaufman M.S.

Estep, Alden

Phototransduction and Circadian Systems in the Eyeless Predatory Mite, Metaseiulus occidentalis

Hoy M.S.

Graham, Jason

Monitoring Tunnel-Nesting, Solitary Bees and Wasps in North Central Florida Using Artificial Nesting Habitats

Ellis Ph.D.

Gruner, Sue

Development and Phenological Modeling of the Oriental Latrine Fly, Chrysomya Megacephala (Diptera: Calliphoridae)

Capinera Ph.D.

Gu, Mengyi

Efficacy of Potential Nematicides for Golf Courses in Florida

Crow M.S.

Guerrero, Sarahlynne

The Development and Evaluation of Biorational Dips on Ornamental Cuttings Infested With the Madeira Mealybug, Phenacoccus madeirensis (Green)

Hodges M.S.

Helmey, Wendy

Effects of Environmental Variation on Mating Behavior in a Stink Bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)

Miller Ph.D.

Idsardi, Robert

The Cell Membrane as a Possible Target for Evolution of Cold Hardiness

Hahn M.S.

Jia, Qianju

Non-thesis

Kawahara M.S.

Kelly, Paula

Non-thesis

Hodges M.S.

Kutsuwa, Kanan

Investigation on a Sting Nematode, Belonolaimus longicaudatus, an Emerging Pathogen of Peanut in Florida

Dickson M.S.

Lahey, Zachary

Parasitoids of an Invasive Bemisia tabaci Species (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Southwest Florida: Faunal Composition, Host-Plant Associations, and Interspecific Competition

Stansly M.S.

Larson, Nicholas

Evaluation of Novel Potassium Channel-Directed Compounds as New Mosquitocides for Control of Aedes aegypti and Anopheles

Bloomquist M.S.

Lopez, Lorena

Use of Amblyseius swirskii for Biological Control of Polyphagotarsonemus latus in High-Tunnel Peppers in Florida

Smith M.S.

Padron- Martinez, Pablo

Molecular Phylogeny and Biogeography of the Genus Catasticta (Butler, 1870)

Wilmott Ph.D.

Pathak, Ekta

Diversity of Nematophagous Fungi Populations and Their Relevance to the Regulation of Entomopathogenic Nematodes in Florida Citrus Orchards

Duncan Ph.D.

Pomerantz, Aaron

Identification and Analysis of Potential Sex-Determination Genes in Metaseiulus occidentalis (Acari: Phytoseiidae)

Hoy M.S.

Ray, Haleigh

Evaluation of the Predacious Mite Hemicheyletia wellsina (Acari: Cheyletidae) as a Predator of Arthropod Pests of Orchids

Hoy M.S.

Razze, Janine

Investigating IPM Tactics to Reduce Pest and Disease Incidence and Increase Marketable Yields in Organic Squash Production

Liburd Ph.D.

Reed, Casey

Investigation of Host Plant Volatiles for Attracting and Trapping Pepper Weevil

McAulane M.S.

Sekora, David

The Effect of Transgenic Endogenous Defense Elicitors in Arabidopsis on Root-Knot Nematodes, Meloidogyne incognita

Mengistu M.S.

Somjee, Ummat

Sexual Selection in Changing Environments

Miller M.S.

Tofangsazi, Nastaran

Development of an IPM Program for the Tropical Sod Webworm Herpetogramma Phaeopteralis Guenee

Arthurs Ph.D.

Xia, Tian

Non-thesis

Leibee M.S.

Zagvazdina, Nina

Atmospheric Pressure Changes Are Associated with Differences in Calling, Mate-Seeking, and Light-Attraction Behaviors of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae)

Mankin M.S.

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