Insect Pest Management

Insect pest management aims to develop and implement environmentally sound, sustainable practices to reduce the impact of insect pests. This research area concentrates on pests of field crops, livestock, horticultural crops, urban environments, and forests.

Dr. Pin-Chu Lai

Dr. Pin-Chu Lai

Assistant Professor

Integrated Pest Management
Panhandle Research, Extension, and Education Center (PHREEC)
4502 Avenue I
Scottsbluff, NE 69361-4939

Natalie Johnston

MS Graduate Student

Integrated Pest Management, Toxicology, Beneficial Insect Protection
UNL Dept. of Entomology
1700 East Campus Mall
220 Entomology Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816
Dr. Kumar Shrestha

Dr. Kumar Shrestha

Post Doctoral Research Associate

Plant-Insect Interactions
312E ENTO Hall
1700 East Campus Mall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816
Dr. Shaonpius Mondal

Dr. Shaonpius Mondal

Assistant Professor of Entomology

Arthropod vector of plant pathogens
211 ENTO Hall
1700 East Campus Mall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816

Heather Hernandez

Ph.D. Graduate Research Assistant

220 ENTO Hall
1700 East Campus Mall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816

Edith Ikuze

MS Graduate Student

Plant-Insect Interactions, Biotechnology
208 Entomology Hall
1700 East Campus Mall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816
Dr. Suresh Varsani

Dr. Suresh Varsani

Post Doctoral Research Associate

Plant-Insect Interactions
109A ENTO Hall
1700 East Campus Mall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816
Dr. David Onstad

Dr. David Onstad

Adjunct Faculty

Resistance management, Ecology, Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Kitsap County, Washington State
Shelby Kittle

Shelby Kittle

Research Technician II; MS Graduate Student

Beneficial Insects; Pollinators
UNL Entomology Hall
220 Entomology Hall
1700 East Campus Mall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816
Pragya Gupta

Pragya Gupta

MS Graduate Student

Biotechnology, Integrated Pest Management
Entomology Department
208 ENTO Hall
1700 East Campus Mall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816