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The Fruit Entomology Extension program focuses on the biology and management of arthropods of tree fruits, berry crops and grapes.  Information delivered to diverse audience groups includes effective, economical and sustainable methods of managing fruit arthropod pests, biological control, proper pesticide use, IPM principles and programs, and updates on invasive species.


Arthur Agnello: Professor (
Area of Expertise: Tree fruit IPM, pheromone disruption, pesticide application technology, sampling/monitoring

Peter Jentsch: Senior Extension Associate (
Area of expertise: Research and extension on arthropod pests of pome fruit, vegetables and grape in Eastern NY

Andrew Landers: Senior Extension Associate (
Area of Expertise: Pesticide Application Technology - Engineering methods to improve pesticide application in fruit and vegetable sprayers

Greg Loeb: Professor and Associate Chair (
Area of Expertise: Insect ecology, integrated pest management, biological control, small fruit entomology, plant-insect interactions

Timothy Martinson: Senior Extension Associate (
Area of Expertise: Statewide Viticulture Extension Program, with expertise in integrated management of grape insect pests and diseases

Harvey Reissig: Emeritus Professor (
Area of Expertise: Integrated pest management, insecticide research, sampling and monitoring, insecticide resistance, apple maggot, obliquebanded leafroller, Pesticide Management and Education, Apple Tree Fruit IPM Decision Support System