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  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Tracy Johnson

Research Entomologist, Team Leader
PO Box 204
Volcano, HI 96785
Phone: 808-967-7122

Current Research

  • Insect agents for classical biological control of weeds in Hawaiian forests (Psidium cattleianum, Tibouchina herbacea, Miconia calvescens, Rubus ellipticus)
  • Non-target interaction of lantana lace bug (Teleonemia scrupulosa) with a native Hawaiian plant

Research Interests

Biological control of weeds, Insect ecology, Post-release monitoring of biocontrol agents, Non-target impacts of biocontrol, Plant-herbivore-enemy interactions.


  • North Carolina State University, Ph.D. Entomology, 1995
  • North Carolina State University, M.S. Entomology, 1990
  • University of California, A.B. Biology, 1984

Professional Organizations

  • Entomological Society of America, Member
  • Hawaiian Entomological Society, Member

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Research Highlights


Biocontrol of Strawberry Guava

First field release of biocontrol agent for managing invasive strawberry guava


Last updated on : 09/30/2013