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Dr. Kamal J.K. Gandhi

Associate Professor, Forest Entomology

Contact Information

Pictured: Dr. Kamal J. Gandhi

Contact Dr. Kamal J.K. Gandhi

Phone:
706-542-4614

Campus address

Office:
Warnell 4-331
Lab Location:
Warnell 4-315
Education:
PhD, Entomology & Forestry, University of Minnesota, 2005
MS, Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, 1999
BS, Zoology Honors, University of Delhi, 1993

Research

Research Areas Detail:

Patterns of invasion by non-native insects; 
Community ecology; 
Insect-plant interactions;
Effects of forest disturbances on insects

 

Labs/Centers/Committees:
Recent Citations:

Baker, S.C., Strengbom, J., Wardlaw, T.J., Kern, C., Edgar, G.J., Thomson, R.J., Bigley, R.E., Franklin, J.F., Gandhi, K.J.K., Gustafsson, L., Johnson, S., Jordan, G.J., Palik, B., Spies, T.A., Steel, A.E., Weslien, J., and Halpern, C.B.  2016.  A cross-continental study of plant and beetle responses to retention of forest patches during timber harvest.  Ecological Applications, In Press.

Helbig, C.E., Coyle, D.R., Klepzig, K.D., Nowak, J.T., and Gandhi, K.J.K.  2016.  Colonization dynamics of subcortical insects on stressed and unstressed loblolly pine trees.  Journal of Economic Entomology.  DOI: 10.1093/jee/tow083. 

Coyle, D.R., Green, G.T., Barnes, B.F., Klepzig, K.D., Nowak, J.T., and Gandhi, K.J.K.  2016.  Landowner and manager awareness and perceptions of pine health issues on their property in the southeastern U.S.  Journal of Forestry.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5849/jof.15-093.

Wilde, D.H., Gandhi, K.J.K., and Colson, G. 2015. State of the science and challenges of breeding landscape plants with ecological function. Nature: Horticulture Research 2, 14069, DOI: 10.1038/hortres.2014.69. 

 

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