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Dr. Elizabeth Benton

Forest Health Specialist

Contact Information

Dr. Elizabeth Benton

Contact Dr. Elizabeth Benton

Phone:
229-386-3078

Campus address

Office:
122 S. Entomology Drive, Tifton, GA
Lab Location:
122 S. Entomology Drive, Tifton, GA
Education:
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2016
M.S., Biology, University of South Alabama, 2006
B.S., Biology, University of Mobile, 2002

Research

Research Areas Detail:

Current Research Areas

- Pine tip moth phenology and management

- Environmental effects of pesticide use in forests

 

 

 

Recent Citations:

Wiggins, G., E. Benton, J. Grant, M. Kerr, and P. Lambdin.  2018.  Short-term detection of imidacloprid in

streams following applications in forests.  J. Environ. Qual. 47: 571 –578.

 

Benton, E., J. F. Grant, R. J. Nichols, R. J. Webster, J. S. Schwartz, and J. K. Bailey. 2017.

Risk assessment of imidacloprid use in forest settings on the aquatic macroinvertebrate community. Enviro. Tox. Chem., 36: 3108 – 3119.

 

Benton, E., J. F. Grant, R. J. Webster, R. S. Cowles, A. F. Lagalante, R. J. Nichols and

C. I. Coots.  2016.  Hemlock woolly adelgid abundance and hemlock canopy health numerous years after imidacloprid basal drench treatments: Implications for management programs. J. Econ. Entomol. 109: 2125 – 2136.

Outreach:

Forest Health

Trees for Bees

Pesticide Safety

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