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Russell F. Mizell
Russell F. Mizell, Ph.D.
Russell F. Mizell
Professor Emeritus

Dr. Mizell had research and extension responsibilities for deciduous fruits, pecan, and woody landscape plants with focus on the development of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) systems. He has authored or coauthored ~400 publications concerned with IPM programs including pest biology, ecology and behavior, biological and chemical control, host plant resistance, population dynamics and insect-plant-disease interactions.His current research focuses on methods of evaluating and enhancing biological control agents (predators and nematodes), monitoring methods including new trap development for weevils (fruit, citrus, forestry), stink bugs, citrus psyllid and related species, and the biological control, nutrition and behavioral ecology of fruit and nut pests. Dr. Mizell has been awarded one U.S. patent (a stink bug trap) from his research.

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Contact
  • Email: rfmizell@ufl.edu
  • Phone: 850-875-7156
  • Address: 155 Research Road
    Quincy, FL 32351-5677

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