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Entomology: Personnel

Entomology Masters Student

Ian A. Knight (CV)

Graduate Research Assistant

Contact Information

Address: Department of Entomology
UGA Tifton Campus
2360 Rainwater Rd.
Tifton, GA 31793

Phone: (703) 869-8684



2012 - Present Pursuing M.S. in Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
2006 - 2010 B.S. in Environmental Science, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA.

My Research

My research will focus on Integrated Pest Management techniques of thrips (Thysanoptera) in a cotton agro-ecosystem. I am interested in the mechanisms behind the mitigating effects of strip tillage and winter cover crops on thrips in seedling cotton.

Research Presentations

Knight, I.A., J.D. Roquemore, R.B. Atkinson. April 2010. Floristic analysis of regenerating Atlantic white cedar stands after fire in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Suffolk, Virginia. PAIDEIA Conference, CNU.

Knight, I.A., H.W. Hudson, III, R.B. Atkinson. October 2009. First year growth of seven wetland tree species in three compensatory wetlands in Loudoun Co. Virginia. MARCUS Conference, Sweet Brier, VA.




University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES)