Research Interests Tags/Keywords: biological control

AltieriMiguel

Miguel Altieri

Professor

Email: agroeco3@berkeley.edu

Office: 215 Mulford Hall

Phone: 510-642-9802

Website(s): Agroecology in Action   Vineyard Agroecology

Research Group(s):   

Office Hours: By appointment

Research Interests

Biological control agro-ecology

Research Description

Our research group uses the concepts of agroecology to obtain a deep understanding of the nature of agroecosystems and the principles by which they function. Throughout our research and writings we have aided in the…[read more]

Julie V. Hopper

Julie V. Hopper

Graduate Student

Email: juliehopper@berkeley.edu

Office: Natural Resource Laboratory, #12, 1801 Walnut Street, Berkeley

Phone: 510-643-5903

Website(s): Research Website   

Research Group(s):   

Research Interests

Aquaculture, biological control, global change biology, insect ecology, marine biology, multitrophic interactions and parasitology

Research Description

Long-Term Research Goals

1) Incorporate biological control, polyculture and strategic use of the surrounding ecosystem into both productive and sustainable aquaculture practice.

2) Restore ecosystems undergoing species invasions or anthropogenically induced community changes

Dissertation Research

Species invasions, range expansions,…[read more]

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Nicholas J. Mills

Professor

Email: nmills@berkeley.edu

Office: 310 Wellman Hall

Phone: 510-642-1711

Website(s): Mills Lab   

Research Group(s):   

Office Hours: By Appointment

Research Interests

Invasive species, Biological control, Population ecology, Entomology/Insect biology

Research Description

The focus of my research group is the biological control of insect pests and the ecology of insect parasitism and predation. Classical biological control has an outstanding history of success in the sustained regional control…[read more]

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