University of Florida Entomology and Nematology
Masters and Doctoral Graduates

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 Masters and Doctoral Graduates 2013    
NameThesis / Dissertation TitleAdvisorDegree

Albrecht, Dehlia


Hahn M.S.

Alexander, Jennifer


Koehler M.S.

Badon, Jade

The Effects of Anthropogenic Land Use on the Distribution of Butterflies in Negros Oriental, Phillippines

Emmel M.S.

Ben-Mahmoud, Sulley

Transgenic Control of the Citrus Weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus: a Three-Pronged Approach Targeting Digestion, Gut Physiology, and Gene Expression

Cave Ph.D.

Cao, Runxin

Temperature Dependent Survival and Activity Level of Four Subterranean Termite Species (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)

Su M.S.

Carnohan, Lucas

Development of a Novel Management Method for Rhipicephalus sanguineus Using Semiochemical-baited Traps

Kaufman M.S.

Cerezo, Rene

Non-thesis Cave M.S.

Chen, Xulin

Manipulation, Rearing and Storage of Tamarixia radiata (Waterston) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) Parasitoid of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) Stansly M.S.

Crowley, John

Non-thesis Baldwin M.S.

Davis, James

Non-thesis Koehler M.S.

Davis, Timothy

Oviposition Strategies of Aedes albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae): Analyzing Behavioral Patterns for Surveillance Techniques and Control Tactics

Kaufman Ph.D.

Eiden, Amanda

Determining Resistance Levels and Mechanisms in Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille) to Acaricide Used to Treat Domestic Animals and Residential Environments

Kaufman Ph.D.

Engh, Eric

Non-thesis Connelly M.S.

Fitzpatrick, Daniel

Escape from Short-Interfering RNA-induced Silencing in an Orthobunyavirus, Tensaw Virus Maruniak M.S.

Garcia, Gretell

Non-thesis Kaufman M.S.

Garrick, Tamika

Investigating Abiotic Factors Influencing the Abundance of Frankliniella bispinosa in Blueberries, and the Development of a Predictive Risk Model for Thrips Damage in North-Central Florida

Liburd M.S.

Hammons, Katherine

Non-thesis Baldwin M.S.

Hawkings, Chloe

RNA Interference-based Strategy for Asian Citrus Psyllid (Diaphornia citri Kuwayama) Control: A Method to Reduce the Spread of Citrus Greening Disease (Huanglongbing)

Cave M.S.

Hill, Stephanie

Foraging Strategies and Aggression Patterns of Nylanderia fulva (Mayr) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in North Central Florida Koehler Ph.D.

Hillman, Hillary

Non-thesis Maruniak M.S.

Jenson, Lacey

Characterization of Neuronal Structure and Insecticide Target Site Expression in Spodoptera frugiperda (Sf21) and Anopheles gambiae (Sua1b) Insect Cells

Bloomquist Ph.D.

Jordan, Bennett

New Concepts in Management of Drywood (Blattodea: Rhinotermitidae) and Subterranean Termites (Blattodea: Kalotermitidae) Termite Control Strategies

Koehler Ph.D.

Kaur, Navneet

Manipulating Maintenance Practices to Reduce the Susceptibility of Two St. Augustinegrass Cultivars to Blissus insularis Barber (Hemiptera: Blissidae)

E. Buss Ph.D.

Kim, Ki

Integrated Management of Asian Citrus Psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama, for ProtectingYoung Citrus Trees from Huanglongbing

Rogers Ph.D.

Koi, Sandra

Ecology and Conservation of the Imperiled South Florida Butterfly Eumaeus atala Poey 1832

Daniels M.S.

Liu, Ruohan

Developing Site-specific Pest Management Strategies for Twospotted Spider Mites, Tetranychus urticae (Kocy) in North Central Florida Strawberry Fields Liburd M.S.

Louton, Jessica

Non-thesis Branham M.S.

MacKenzie, Martin

Non-thesis Koehler M.S.

Mendez-Martinez, Joel

Non-thesis Stansly M.S.

Molifua, Benjamin

Non-thesis Mannion M.S.

Mortensen, Ashley

Impact of Managed European Honey Bee Colonies on the Composition of Drone Congregation Areas Ellis M.S.

Nino Beltran, Angie

Evaluation of the Green Lacewing Chrysoperia rufilabris Burmeister (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) as a Biological Control Agent of the Yellowmargined Leaf Beetle Microtheca ochroloma Stal (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Cave M.S.

Okins, Katherine

Non-thesis Thomas M.S.

Poplin, Ashley

A Florida Perspective on Host Preference, Early Detection, and Identification of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal)

Hodges M.S.

Poudel, Manish

Effects of Rate and Application Frequency on Residual Toxicity of Neem-Based Insecticides to the Leafminer Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess) (Diptera: Agromyzidae) on Snap Bean

Leibee M.S.

Reeves, Lawrence

The Ecological Importance of Secondary Forests to Frugivorous Butterfly Communities in Mount Kanlaon National Park, Negros, Philippines Daniels M.S.

Russell, Jennifer

Non-thesis Connelly M.S.

Shaffer, Lindsay

Non-thesis Cave M.S.

Sharma, Shweta

Associations between Hemipteran Honeydew Producers and Nylanderia fulva (Mayr) with Management Implications for Florida Landscapes Buss Ph.D.

Tamayo, David

Non-thesis Koehler M.S.

Thom, Matthew

The Ecology and Conservation of Callophrys irus Godart: the Role of Fire and Microhabitat Daniels Ph.D.

Tyler-Julian, Kara

A Novel Push-pull Method of Integrated Pest Management of Thrips and Tospoviruses on Peppers and Tomatoes

Funderburk M.S.

Van Ekert, Evelien

Identification and Characterization of Farnesoic Acid Methyltransferase in Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Liviidae), and Targeting This Enzyme as a Biorational Control Strategy to Reduce the Spread of Citrus Greening Disease

Cave Ph.D.

Weaver, Christine

Management Strategies to Increase Effectiveness of Insecticides Used to Manage Asian Citrus Psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama, in Citrus Rogers M.S.

Wise, Larry

Temperature Effects on Vapor Toxicity of Volatile Compounds to Bed Bugs, Cimex lectularius L. Koehler M.S.

Zhang, Ziyi

Non-thesis Leppla M.S.

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