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Juliet D. Tang

Juliet D. Tang

Research Forest Products Technologist
201 Lincoln Green
Starkville
Mississippi
United States
39759

Phone: 662-338-3107
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Current Research

  • Green building solutions
  • Discovery of novel wood protection biocides
  • Biotic controls of coarse woody debris decomposition


Research Interests

Advancing wood protection through basic research on the "Omics" of wood decomposition

Past Research

Insecticide resistance management
Genetics of insecticide resistance
Mechanisms of disease resistance in plants

Education

  • Mississippi State University, Ph.D. Forest Resources Omics of brown rot decay 2011
  • University of Massachusetts, M.S. Entomology Physiology of pheromone production 1986
  • University of Massachusetts, B.S. Zoology Cum laude 1981

Professional Organizations

  • Mississippi State University, Adjunct Faculty
  • Entomological Society of America, Member
  • International Research Group on Wood Protection, Member
  • American Wood Protection Association, Member
  • Mississippi Entomological Association, Member

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Publications

Research Highlights

HighlightTitleYear


FPL-2015-198
A Knowledge-based Approach for Developing Green Building Solutions

Scientists are using gene discovery to accelerate their understanding of copper tolerance in wood decay fungi and create green solutions for woo ...

2015


FPL-2017-107
Assessing termite impact on cross-laminated timber panels

Forest Service and Mississippi State University researchers are in the process of determining the impact of termites found in the Southeastern U ...

2017


FPL-2017-105
Eco-friendly biopesticide protects wood from termites by affecting their hindgut symbionts

Chitosan kills termites by targeting their hindgut protists rather than the termite itself.

2017


FPL-2018-15
Giving Termites “Stomach Aches”

Chitosan can be used to upset the microbial imbalance in the termite hindgut, leading to the establishment of three different bacterial pathogen ...

2018


FPL-2017-103
Rational approach for discovering new, targeted biocides for wood protection

Forest Service researchers used a rational approach based on gene expression studies to identify a novel application of a fungicide for use in c ...

2017


FPL-2015-181
USFS Termiticide Report for 2014

The most recent efficacy data for termiticides currently on the market were reported as part of the USDA Forest Service Termiticide Testing Prog ...

2015


Last updated on : 07/12/2019