Dr. Jaret C. Daniels
- Insect ecology, population dynamics and conservation, with particular emphasis on Lepidoptera and native insect pollinators.
- Integrated crop pollination
- Road ecology
- Imperiled species recovery
Current Research Projects
- Developing sustainable pollination strategies for U.S. specialty crops.
- Evaluating the importance of roadside mowing regimes for native insect pollinators.
- Occurrence, distribution and ecological Studies for the federally endangered Schaus Swallowtail butterfly (Heraclides aristodemus ponceanus).
- "Plant for Wildlife" - evaluating the ability of three types of Florida urban/suburban landscapes - native plants, Florida-Friendly LandscapingTM, and exotic plants - to support native wildlife, including insect pollinators.
- Ecology and conservation of the Florida atala butterfly (Eumaeus atala).
- Remote surveys of the federally endangered Miami blue butterfly (Cyclargus thomasi bethunebakeri).
- Evaluation of native and non-native plants (seed mixtures) in agricultural landscapes for the conservation of insect pollinators.
Associate Professor, Lepidoptera Research, Insect Conservation