Erik Echegaray, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Entomology

Department of Crop and Soil Science

Email Erik or 541-567-6337 x105

My background encompasses field and lab work and involves the design and follow-up of cost-effective pest management strategies in widely cultivated crops such as potato and corn.

Areas of Expertise: My research experience also involves biological control and compatibility with pesticides. I am currently working as a postdoctoral scholar at HAREC, the goal of my research is to contribute to the development of an IPM program aiming to reduce the impact of the Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip disease in the Columbia Basin. 

Education:

Ph.D. - 2012 - Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

M.S. - 2004 - Integrated Pest Management, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

B.S. - 1990 - Agronomy, Universidad Naciaonal Agraria La Molina, Peru

Hometown: Lima, Peru

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