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Aug 082012
 

Mark SchwarzlaenderAssociate Professor for Entmology
Plant, Soil, and Entomological Sciences
CRISSP Co-Director

(2o8) 885-9319
markschw@uidaho.edu

Biography

Dr. Mark Schwarzlaender received a MS and PhD in Biology from the University of Kiel in Germany. Mark conducts research on biological control of weeds, insect-plant interactions, quantitative impact of specialist herbivore insect species on individual host plant and host plant population level, combined influence of insect herbivore and plant competition on weeds as part of integrated weed management strategies, and non-target effects of biological control agents. Areas of expertise include host-specificity evaluation and bionomics of herbivore insects, and foreign exploration for biological control agents for weeds. more info

 August 8, 2012
Aug 082012
 

Tim PratherProfessor of Weed Ecology
Plant, Soil, and Entomological Sciences
Lambert Erikson Weed Diagnotic Laboratory

(208) 885-9246
tprather@uidaho.edu

Biography

Dr. Tim Prather received a BS in Range Science, MS in Plant Science and a PhD in Plant Science from the University of Idaho. Tim’s research is focused on Weed Ecology. More specifically he studies invasion plant ecology, invasive plant detection with emphasis on remote sensing, and integrated pest management of weeds in pasture and wildland areas.

Tim also administers the Lambert Erickson Weed Diagnostic Laboratory that identifies, tracks and surveys for invasive plant species, provide technical and educational program support to Cooperative Weed Management Areas in Idaho, collaborate with county faculty on pasture and wildland projects. more info

 August 8, 2012