Department: Entomology

Douglas Pfeiffer

Doug PfeifferProfessor, Extension specialist
Department of Entomology

Expert in plant product quality and utility; insects, mites, and other arthropods such as stink bugs that affect plants; and international trade and development.

dgpfeiff@vt.edu
540-231-4183
http://www.ento.vt.edu/people/Faculty0/Pfeiffer.html

Expertise

  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Vineyard
  • Stink bugs
  • Small fruit trees
  • Wine
  • Grapes
  • Orchards
  • International development – West Africa

Scott Salom

Scott SalomProfessor
Department of Entomology

Expert in insects, mites, and other arthropods affecting trees, including the woolly adelgid and emerald ash borer; biological control of insect and weed pests in the forest setting; and integrated pest management systems

salom@vt.edu
540-231-2794
http://www.ento.vt.edu/people/Faculty0/salom.html

Expertise

  • Woolly adelgids and hemlocks
  • Integrated pest management
  • Biological control
  • Forest and tree pest management
  • Weed management
  • Forest insects

Peter B. Schultz

Pete SchultzProfessor
Director, Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Department of Entomology

Expert in insects, mites, and other arthropods affecting the green industry, such as nursery, landscape and greenhouse; integrated pest management systems

schultzp@vt.edu
757-363-3907
http://arec.vaes.vt.edu/arec/hampton-roads/people/schultz-bio.html

Expertise

  • Ambrosia beetles
  • Flea beetles
  • Insecticide efficacy
  • Biological control
  • Invasive insects affecting shade trees in production and landscapes, container-grown ornamentals in nurseries and greenhouses