Photo of Albert (Bud) E. Mayfield, III

Albert (Bud) E. Mayfield, III

Research Entomologist
200 W.T. Weaver Blvd
Asheville, NC 28804-3454
Phone: 828-257-4358
Fax: 828-257-4313

Current Research

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

● Integrating Biological and Chemical Control

● Artificial Infestation Techniques

● Hemlock Restoration

Redbay Ambrosia Beetle and Laurel Wilt

● RAB Host Associations

● Utilization and Location Management Strategies for Reducing Laurel Wilt Impact

Walnut Twig Beetle and Thousand Cankers Disease

● Phytosanitary Treatments for Walnut Wood

● Pathogenic Fungi as Potential Biological Control Agents

See more research details at my RWU page


Ph.D. in Environmental and Forest Biology, 2002
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
M.S. in Forestry, 1997
West Virginia University
B.S. in Biology, 1995
Yale University

Professional Experience

Research entomologist, USDA-FS-SRS
Forest Entomologist, Florida Division of Forestry


R&D Affiliations
External Resources