Joseph Elkinton

Professor, environmental conservation

invasive species, invasive forest insects, winter moth, hemlock woolly adelgid, emerald ash borer, browntail moth, gypsy moth, speakers bureau

Phone: (o) 413/545-4816

Email: elkinton@ent.umass.edu

Joseph Elkinton’s research focuses on population dynamics and biological control of invasive forest insects, including winter moth, hemlock woolly adelgid, emerald ash borer, browntail moth and gypsy moth. He has been involved in efforts to introduce predatory beetles to control hemlock woolly adelgid and a tachinid parasitoid to control winter moth.