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  • US Forest Service Research & Development
  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Scott Horn

Entomologist
320 Green Street
Athens, GA 30602-2044
Phone: 706-559-4249
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Current Research

Biological Control of Chinese Privet....Ecological impacts of Chinese Privet invasion......Pollinator diversity and abundance within various forest types......Control/Management of the redbay ambrosia beetle.......Is the recently introduced kudzu bug a biocontrol option for kudzu?......Saproxylic beetle use of native and exotic trees........

Research Interests

Impact of forest management on insect communities; In particular, how forest management activities affect arthropod prey of the red-cockaded woodpecker; Role of coarse woody debris (downed logs and snags) in maintaining insect populations; Relationship between artificial canopy gaps and insects in a bottomland hardwood forest; Ecology of cavity-nesting bees and wasps; Developing efficient trapping techniques for pollinators/cavity-nesters; Ecology of sand and gravel bar insects; and Determining the impacts of Chinese privet on riparian forest communities.

Education

  • University of Georgia, M.S. Entomology, 2000
  • Auburn University, B.S. Wildlife Science, 1997

Professional Experience

  • Entomologist, U.S. Forest Service
    2001 - Current

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Last updated on : 09/19/2014