Insect Ecology at NDSU The Harmon Lab

 
       
Entomology
 
 
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Jason Harmon
Assistant Professor

PhD, Entomology, University of Minnesota (2003)

Department of Entomology
North Dakota State University
NDSU Dept. 7650; P.O. Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Office: 269 Hultz Hall
Lab: 227 Hultz Hall
Email: Jason.Harmon@ndsu.edu
Office Phone: (701) 231-5083
Fax: (701) 231-8557

 
 
   
 
Current Lab Members
   
 

Jamin Dreyer
Postdoctoral Researcher

Web Site: http://jamindreyer.com/

 
       
 

James (Jamie) Kopco
Graduate Student (PhD) - Entomology

 
       
 

Joseph Alfonso
Graduate Student (MS) - Entomology

 
       
 
Aleix Valls
Graduate Student (PhD) - Entomology
 
       
 

Jaclyn (Jackie) Eichele
Undergraduate Research Assistant

 
       
 

Don Carey
Research Specialist

Department of Entomology
North Dakota State University
NDSU Dept. 7650; P.O. Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Office: 259 Hultz Hall
Email: Donald.Carey@ndsu.edu
Office Phone: (701) 231-7920
Fax: (701) 231-8557

 
 

 

   
 
Lab Alumni
   
 

Steven Burdick

MS Environmental & Conservation Sciences 2013
Interactions between ultraviolet light and soybean aphid, Aphis glycines Matsumura (Hemiptera:Aphididae)
Co-advised by Deirdre Prischmann-Voldseth

 

 
       
 

Adrianna Mendez
2013 NDSU Governor's School

Diurnal activitypatterns in pea aphids

 
       
 

Rebecca Whalen

MS Entomology 2012
Density and movement of soybean aphid, Aphis glycines (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in response to temperature and resistant soybean plants

Whalen, R and JP Harmon. 2012. Rag1 aphid resistant soybeans alter the movement and distribution of soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Environmental Entomology 41:1426-1434.

 
       
 

Michelle Solga

MS Range Science 2012
Timing is everything: How environmental change may disrupt the timing of plant-pollinator interactions
Co-advised by Amy Ganguli

Solga, MJ, JP Harmon, and AC Ganguli. Timing is everything: An overview of phenological changes to plants and their pollinators. In press Natural Areas Journal

 
       
 
Kristy Brandt
2012 NDSU Governor's School: Cornicle Secretions in Soybean Aphids
   
       
 

Kiran Ghising

MS Entomology 2011
Impact of Rag1 aphid resistant soybeans on Binodoxys communis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid of soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae).
Co-advised with Jan Knodel

Ghising, K. J. J. P. Harmon, P. B. Beauzay, D. A. Prischmann-Voldseth, T. C. Helms, P. J. Ode, and J. J. Knodel. 2012. Impact of Rag1 aphid resistant soybeans on Binodoxys communis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid of soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Environmental Entomology 41:282-288.

Ballman, ES, K Ghising, DA Prischmann-Voldseth, and JP Harmon. 2012. Factors contributing to the poor performance of a soybean aphid parasitoid (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on an herbivore resistant soybean cultivar. Environmental Entomology 41:1417-1425.

 
       
 

Laura Manstrom
2011 NDSU Governor's School: How Temperature Affects Soybean Aphid Reproduction

 
       
 

Anne Thurn
MS Entomology 2010
Effects of soybean aphid resistance of the ladybeetle Harmonia axyridis mediated by the soybean aphid Aphis glycines.

Allison Wanner
NDSU Governor's School 2010
Consequences of a bad meal: Does past feeding on a resistant host plant negatively affect soybean aphid performance?