Dr. Hugh A. Smith
Assistant Professor of Entomology and Nematology, Vegetable Entomology
Dr. Hugh Smith carries out research on managing insect and mite pests of horticultural crops that affect Florida agriculture. Chemical, biological, and cultural approaches to pest suppression are evaluated in collaboration with growers, industry members, University of Florida researchers, and elsewhere.
Extension programs emphasize training to identify pest and beneficial arthropods and to manage insecticide resistance.