As vegetable IPM coordinator for the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, Marion works closely with farmers and growers to identify and combat exotic diseases and invasive species. She oversees the New York Sweet Corn Pheromone trap network and has conducted valuable research on the impact of Spotted wing drosophila on tomato crops.
M.S. Entomology and Applied Ecology, University of Delaware
B.S. Entomology/Animal Science, University of Delaware
Exotic pests and diseases
Using soil temperature readings to suggest when weeds are likely to germinate
Predicting weed germination and development using degree-day models
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