Department: Entomology

Sally Taylor

taylor-sallyAssistant professor and Extension specialist
Tidewater AREC

Expert in integrated pest management, insecticide resistance, applied research

svtaylor@vt.edu
757-657-6450 ext. 445

Expertise

  • IPM
  • Insecticide resistance
  • Applied research

Carlyle Brewster

Carlyle BrewsterProfessor
Department of Entomology

Expert in insects, mites, and other arthropods affecting plants; biological control of pests affecting plants; integrated pest management systems; and animal welfare, well-being, and protection.

carlyleb@vt.edu
540-231-6826
http://www.ento.vt.edu/people/Faculty0/Brewster.html

Expertise

  • Animal welfare
  • Pests
  • Pesticides
  • Virology
  • Encephalitis
  • International development – West Africa

Eric Day

Eric DayManager, Insect ID Lab
Department of Entomology

Expert in urban and forest insects

ericday@vt.edu
540-231-4899
http://www.ento.vt.edu/people/non-tenure.html

Expertise

  • Insect identification
  • Pest surveys
  • Invasive pests
  • Pest management
  • Pesticides
  • Insects
  • Household insects
  • Virginia insects
  • Insect Pests of Trees and Shrubs
  • Insect Identification Laboratory

J. Christopher Bergh

Chris BerghProfessor, Extension specialist
Alson H. Smith Jr. Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Department of Entomology

Expert in tree fruit management; insects, mites, and other arthropods affecting plants; biological control of pests affecting plants; and integrated pest management systems.

cbergh@vt.edu
540-869-2560
http://arec.vaes.vt.edu/arec/alson-h-smith/people/bergh-bio.html

Expertise

  • Tree fruit management
  • Insect ecology
  • Tree fruit
  • Grapes
  • Wine
  • Stink bugs
  • Apples
  • Entomology
  • Orchards

Thomas Kuhar

Tom KuharProfessor, Extension specialist
Department of Entomology

Expert in integrated pest management systems for arthropods affecting agricultural crops, particularly vegetables

tkuhar@vt.edu
540-231-6129
http://www.ento.vt.edu/people/Faculty0/Kuhar.html

Expertise

  • Vegetables
  • Pests
  • Stink bugs
  • Colorado potato beetle
  • Sustainability
  • Crop protection
  • Insects affecting tomatoes, snap beans, peppers, potatoes, eggplant, and more
  • Corn earworm
  • Wireworms
  • Integrated pest management
  • Biological control
  • Mexican bean beetle
  • Flea beetles
  • Harlequin bug
  • Turfgrass integrated pest management
  • White grubs
  • Brown marmorated stink bug
  • Sweet corn