Welcome to Southern Insect Management Unit
The SIMRU has 39 employees (13 scientists including 8 Category 1 positions, 3 Category 2 positions and 2 Category 3 positions) researching pest control for southern row crops.
"Improving the safety and efficiency of pest control
for cotton, maize, soybean, sweet potato and other row crops"
Research at Southern Insect Management Unit falls into 3 major programs: