Congratulations to Nicole Quinn for successfully defending her MS thesis! Nicole’s graduate research focused on habitat management in cucurbits.
Congrats to ESA graduate student competition 1st prize winners Ari Grode (MS) and Jessica Kansman (former undergrad). Ari won with his poster on onion thrips, and Jessica with her 10-min talk on celery leaftier pheromone.
Our new MSU Bulletin on “Diseases and insects in Michigan cucurbits and their management” is now available free of charge through the MSU Bookstore.
Congratulations to Jeremy Jubenville and Monica Hufnagel for successfully defending their M.S. theses this month. Jeremy’s research focused on the spatiotemporal distribution of insects in and around celery fields and Monica’s thesis work was on the relationship between Colorado potato beetles and wild potato species.