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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Debra K Waters (Deb)

Biological Science Technician (Insects)

Debra "Deb" K. Waters

Phone: 406.433.9491
Fax: 406.433.5038

Additional Page: Publications*
*Taken from the Agricultural Research Information System (ARIS) database.





B.S.  Agronomy

1996 Montana State University, Bozeman

M.S. Entomology

Spring 2003 Montana State University, Bozeman


Deb Waters has been working at NPARL as a biological science technician in insects since September 1999. Deb assists Dr. Tatyana Rand with current research projects on Wheat stem sawfly and Alfalfa weevil studies and is also manager of the Containment Facility at NPARL. 
Deb and husband Ron own a 1600 acre dryland farm north of Richey, MT. In 1975-1997 the farming operation was mainly a wheat/ barley crop rotation but was placed into the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in 1997.





  • Shanower, T.G., Waters, D.K. 2006. a Survey of Five Stem-Feeding Insect Pests of Wheat in the Northern Great Plains. Journal of Entomological Science. 41(1):40-48.




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