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Alice Ruckert

Alice Ruckert

Integrated pest management, sustainable agriculture, plant-arthropod interactions, ecology

Biology PhD
Adviser - Ricardo Ramirez

Contact Information

Email: alice.ruckert@usu.edu

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I am investigating the effect of drought and the use of neonicotinoid insecticides on spider mite outbreaks in corn. I am also evaluating how drought stress and neonicotinoids affect plant defense response in maize and how drought tolerant corn hybrids can alter these effects.