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Bud Mayfield

Albert (Bud) E. Mayfield, III

Project Leader
200 WT Weaver Blvd.
North Carolina
United States

Phone: 828-257-4358
Fax: 828-257-4313
Contact Albert (Bud) E. Mayfield, III

Current Research

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

● Integrating Biological and Chemical Control

● Artificial Infestation Techniques

● Hemlock Restoration

Redbay Ambrosia Beetle and Laurel Wilt

● RAB Host Associations

● Utilization and Location Management Strategies for Reducing Laurel Wilt Impact

Walnut Twig Beetle and Thousand Cankers Disease

● Phytosanitary Treatments for Walnut Wood

● Pathogenic Fungi as Potential Biological Control Agents

See more research details at my RWU page


  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Environmental and Forest Biology , 2002
  • West Virginia University, Forestry , 1997
  • Yale University, Biology , 1995

Professional Experience

  • Research entomologist, USDA-FS-SRS
    2010 - Current
  • Forest Entomologist, Florida Division of Forestry
    2002 - 2009


Research Highlights


Wood Heat Treatment Reduces the Risk of Spreading of Thousand Cankers Disease

Black walnut, one of the most valuable hardwood timber species in the United States, is being killed by "thousand cankers disease" which is caus ...


Last updated on : 09/03/2015