Vegetable Entomology - Szendrei Lab - Michigan State University

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  • Asparagus beetle

  • onion plot setup

  • Bees on cover crops

  • Onion extension meeting Grant 2015

  • plot maintenance

  • JB trap check

  • Hand weeding

  • Szendrei Lab, Spring 2016
  • Vegetable Entomology - Michigan State University
  • Cucumber field in Southwest Michigan
  • Asparagus beetle larvae
  • Onion research plot setup
  • Bee and hoverfly on mustard flowers
  • Extension meeting, Grant, MI 2015
  • Plot maintenance in Hart, MI
  • Checking a Japanese beetle trap in an asparagus field.
  • Hand weeding flower plots.
  • Szendrei Lab, Spring 2017
Research in the Vegetable Entomology Lab focuses on the ecology and management of arthropods that occur in vegetable production. Research themes include chemical ecology, biological control, habitat management, and behavioral pest management. The methods we use range all the way from the field to the molecular lab.

M.S. Defense

Alex has successfully defended her M.S. thesis titled “Influence of living and non-living habitat complexity on arthropods in strip-tilled cabbage fields”, and she will soon be moving to her new job in Kentucky. We will miss you!

New Publication

Congratulations to Alex! Her first peer-reviwed publication -as first-author- is currently in press and will be published in an upcoming issue of Environmental Entomology. The publication is about the effects of strip-tillage, cover crops and weeds on insect communities in cabbage fields. Our two co-authors are Dan Brainard and Erin Haramoto from MSU’s Department of Horticulture.

New Year = New Job

Congratulations to Adam Byrne and Diana Londono! They are both moving onto new jobs to further their careers. Thanks for all the great work you have done while in the MSU Vegetable Entomology Lab. Good luck in your new endeavors!

 

Department of Entomology

http://www.ent.msu.edu
288 Farm Lane
243 Natural Science Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824
Phone 517-355-4633
Fax 517-432-7061

MSU AgBioResearch

109 Agriculture Hall
East Lansing, Michigan 48824
517-355-0123
http://agbioresearch.msu.edu/

Contact

Dr. Zsofia Szendrei (szendrei@msu.edu)
cell: 517-974-8610
fax: 517-432-7061
Vegetable Entomology Lab
Department of Entomology
Michigan State University
1129 Farm Lane, Room 348
Food Safety and Toxicology Bldg.
East Lansing MI 48824