|Area: Agricultural and urban pest management product characterization and development; Integrated Pest Management (especially bioeconomics) and economic entomology.
Crop Protection and Seeds Businesses R&D Leader and Global Leader for Crop Protection R&D Function. Chair of the Portfolio Management Forums and responsible for oversight of all Global Business Unit (GBU) projects and performance characterization of chemical solutions and crop traits. Responsibility includes all global project activities, direct partnership with Commercial Vice Presidents and direct line accountability for approximately 400 associates located in all trade zones (> 76 countries) and an operational budget > $95 Million. Member of the Global R&D Leadership Team, Crop Protection Business Management Team, and Seeds Business Management Team.Publications:
Hutchins, S.H. 2003. Technology and service innovation as a unifying focus for the future of IPM. Fourth National IPM Symposium, Indianapolis, IN (8 Apr).
Hutchins, S.H. 2002. Agricultural technology: Safely sustaining the capacity for world food production. Agrofood Industry Hi-Tech (in press).
Hutchins, S.H. 1997. Thresholds Involving Plant Quality and Phenological Disruption (Chapter 16). In L.G. Higley and L.P. Pedigo (eds.) Economic Thresholds for Integrated Pest Management. University of Nebraska Press, pp. 275-290.
Hutchins, S.H. 1995. Free enterprise: The only sustainable solution to IPM implementation. J. Agric. Entomol. 12(4):211-217 (Invited Manuscript). Hutchins, S.H. 1994. Techniques for Sampling Arthropods for IPM (chapter 5). In LP Pedigo and G. D. Buntin (eds.) Handbook of Sampling Methods for Arthropod Pests in Agriculture. CRC Press, pp. 74-97.
Hutchins, S.H. and P.J. Gehring. 1993. Perspective on the value, regulation, and objective utilization of pest control technology. Amer. Entomol. 39:12-15. Huchins, S.H., G.D. Buntin, and LP Pedigo. 1990. Impact of insect feeding on alfalfa regrowth: A review of physiological responses and economic consequences. Agronomy Journal 82:1035-1044 (Invited Review).
Hutchins, S.H., L.G. Higley, and LP Pedigo. 1988. Injury equivalency as a basis for developing multiple-species economic-injury levels. J. Econ. Entomol. 81:1-8 (Forum Section). Pedigo, LP,
S.H. Hutchins, and L.G. Higley. 1986. Economic-injury levels in theory and practice. Ann. Rev. Entomol. Vol 31:341-368.