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Muhammad Ahmed

Research Entomologist

Ahmed Lab


Advancements in agriculture, global trades, organic farmings, transgenic crops, and toxicity of pesticides to pollinators and beneficials demand biological control as a compulsory component of integrated pest management. The successful biological control of invasive species mandates a better understanding of invasive pest species assemblage, diversity, symbionts, host plants, natural enemies, spatial-temporal distribution, taxonomy, etc. Ahmed's lab explores these aspects to develop a biological control of whitefly and other subtropical invasive pests of vegetables and ornamental plants.


Lab Members



Markle, Larry




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Office: (772) 462-5912

Lab.: (772) 462-5909

Cell: (352) 283-0173