Jorge M. Gonzalez, Ph.D.

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Plant Health

Office: Ag 113
Phone: (559) 278-1637

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Teaches courses in Economic Entomology, Integrated Pest Management, and Nematology. Research focuses primarily in several aspects of insect behavior, including pollination (by bees and other insects) and behavioral/chemical ecology of parasitoids in the genus Melittobia (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). Other areas of research include the study of the systematics, biology, ecology of few families of Lepidoptera and also the history of research and exploration. He is currently a Research Associate of the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, and Vice-president of the Jimmie Angel Historical Project, a California based nonprofit institution dedicated, among other things, to provide accurate information about James “Jimmie” Crawford Angel, his associates and Venezuelan exploration during the 1920’s through the 1940’s. Joined the department full-time in 2013.