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Research Project: Systematics of Acari and Hemiptera: Plant Pests, Predators, and Disease Vectors

Location: Systematic Entomology Laboratory

Title: Preface to a special issue in memory of Gary Roy Bauchan (1954-2021)

item Ochoa, Ronald - Ron
item Cooper, Bret
item BOLTON, S - Florida Department Of Agriculture
item Mowery, Joe
item DI PALMA, ANTONELLA - The University Of Foggia

Submitted to: Systematic and Applied Acarology
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/1/2022
Publication Date: 1/12/2022
Citation: Ochoa, R., Cooper, B., Bolton, S.J. 2022. Preface to a special issue in memory of Gary Roy Bauchan (1954-2021). Systematic and Applied Acarology. 27(2):153-164.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: This issue commemorates the anniversary of Dr. Gary R. Bauchan’s passing, on 12 January 2021. Dr. Bauchan, who was one of the many victims of the merciless Covid-19 pandemic, will be remembered for the many stunning images that he produced of mites. Mites have suffered from a lack of appreciation, perhaps partly because their small size makes it difficult to see them in detail. His arduous work at the Beltsville Agriculture Research Center has helped to transform the popular representation of mites from obscure creatures to interesting and dynamic organisms that are engaged in complex interactions with their environment.