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Published September 28 2012

Entomology professor receives research grant

FARGO – Jason Harmon, assistant professor of entomology in North Dakota State University’s School of Natural Resource Sciences, is a principal investigator on a five-year, $2 million collaborative National Science Foundation grant titled “The Role of Taxonomic, Functional, Genetic and Landscape Diversity in Food Web Responses to a Changing Environment.”

The research is centered on aphid pests and will study food webs to understand various dimensions of biodiversity and their impacts on ecosystem resilience under the context of agricultural systems.

Collaborators include scientists from the University of Wisconsin and the University of Georgia.