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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Leanne K Elhoff

Biological Science Technician (Insects)

Pest Management & Biological Control Research Unit

USDA-ARS, Arid-Land Agricultural ResearchCenter


LeAnne Elhoff

Biological Science Technician (Insects)        

Arid Land Agricultural ResearchCenter

21881 North Cardon Lane        

Maricopa, AZ  85138


520-316-6330 (FAX)



M.S.South DakotaStateUniversity, 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: 8/12/2016
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