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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

LEANNE K. ELHOFF

Biological Science Technician (Insects)

Biography

Pest Management & Biological Control Research Unit

USDA-ARS, Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center

   

LeAnne Elhoff

Biological Science Technician (Insects)        

Arid Land Agricultural Research Center

21881 North Cardon Lane        

Maricopa, AZ  85138

520-316-6410

520-316-6330 (FAX)

 

leanne.elhoff@ars.usda.gov

 

Education:

M.S. South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

 

Technical Responsibilities:

Provides support to chemical ecologist in the maintaining of cultures of whiteflies, Lygus plant bugs, parasitoids and aphids.   Maintains greenhouse cotton, alfalfa and other desert plants.  Maintains literature and reference materials and bibliography databases.  Prepares chemical standards.  Maintains inventory of pure chemicals, samples and GC-MS standards. Records and prepares experimental data.  Collects and separates field insects and assists in field trapping experiments. Assists in use of GC-MS for analysis of trace pheromone components in insects. Pays bills and maintains records of financial transactions.

 


Last Modified: 2/23/2011
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