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James L. Hanula

Research Entomologist (Emeritus)
320 Green Street
Athens, GA 30602-2044
Phone: 706-559-4253

Current Research

● Pollinators in Forests

● Effects of Prescribed Fire and Shrub Removal on Pollinators

● Effect of Chinese Privet and its Removal on Plant and Pollinator Communities

● Forest Condition and Pollinators

● Redbay Ambrosia Beetle (RAB) and Laurel Wilt

● Kudzu Bug

● Biological Control of Chinese Privet

Past Research

● Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

● Effects of Forest Management on RCW Food Availability

● Effects of Fire on Arthropods

● The Role of Dead Wood in Forests

See more research details at my RWU page


Ph.D. in Forest Entomology, 1983
University of Georgia
M.S. in Forest Entomology, 1981
University of Georgia
B.S. in Forest Management, 1978
Texas A&M University

Professional Experience

Research Entomologist, USDA-FS-SRS

My research focuses on the functional roles of insects in forest ecosystems and the effects of forest management on them. Recently, I have also worked on invasive insects and plants in southeastern forests.

Assistant Entomologist, Connecticut Agric. Exp. Station

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