Research

 

1965-1967

Research for M.S. Thesis topic: Comparison of diapause and nondiapause codling moth larvae.  R.F. Harwood, major professor.

Summer 1980

Research Technician to investigate effects of Mt. St. Helens ash on Formica spp.

1980-1985

Research for Ph.D. Dissertation topic:  Biology of Carpenter Ants in Washington State (Hymenoptera:Formicidae:Camponotus).

1985-Present

Carpenter ant research on life cycles, chemicals used in perimeter sprays, and chemical baits for control.  Sponsored by several chemical corporations and W.S.U.