Entomology & Microbiology

Dr. Kier D. Klepzig

Insect Response to Wind Damage

The entomology lab receives grants to study insect response to wind damage in forests. Working with collaborators JT Vogt (USDA Forest Service) and Kamal Gandhi (University of Georgia), the Entomology Lab recently received a $75,000 grant for “Assessing Wind Damage in Longleaf Pine and Gulf Coast Forest Ecosystems”. The increasing number and severity of tornados, […]

Simulating Lightning Strike

What happens when a tree is struck by lightning? Check it out through photos as we simulate a lightning strike.