Dr. Oscar Liburd

Dr. Oscar E. Liburd

Professor & Program Leader


Professor Oscar E. Liburd Refereed Publication


  • To coordinate and oversee entomological research and extension activities within the Fruit and Vegetable IPM program at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

  • Research and Extension Responsibilities

  • Cooperate with other faculty, extension personnel, and private industries to develop and implement sustainable pest management practices that are cost effective, long-term and environmentally sound.
  • Teaching Responsibilities

  • PMA 6228- Field Techniques in IPM (graduate)

  • PMA 4570C- Field Techniques in IPM (undergraduate)

  • Direct graduate and undergraduate students' research projects.

  • Honors and Awards (2006-Present)

  • 2013 Horticultural Entomologist, Southeastern Branch, Entomological Society of America

  • 2008 Excellence in Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Southeastern Branch, Entomological Society of America

  • 2008 Entomologist of the Year: Annual meeting of the Florida Entomological Society, July 13-16. Jupiter, Florida

  • 2008 Jim App Team Extension Award: University of Florida, IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL

  • 2007 Achievement Award for Research: Annual Meeting of the Florida Entomological Society, July 16-19. Sarasota, Florida.

  • 2006 Leadership Enhancement and Administrative Development (LEAD): Institute of Food &Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), University of Florida, Haines City, Florida, 2005

  • Editor of a Scholarly Journal

  • Associate Editor: Florida Entomologist

  • Associate Editor: Small Fruit Review

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