Paul Jepson

 paul jepson

Director: Integrated Plant Protection Center
Dept: EMT (2038 Cordley Hall)
Ph.D. 1982 University of Cambridge, UK
Phone: 541-737-9082
Fax: 541-737-3080


  • Integrated pest management, including pesticide application, efficacy, drift management and ecological risk management

  • Use of aquatic and terrestrial insects as models for ecotoxicological research

  • Population level risk assessment, particularly the importance of scale, landscape factors and long-term population processes

  • Applications of basic ecology and ecological theory to ecotoxicology and ecological risk assessment

Integrated Plant Protection Center:

  • Leadership in the development of a state-wide IPM research and extension program

  • Leadership and coordination of USDA CSREES IPM Program, Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program and Farm Safety Program, and co-leadership for Regional Integrated Pest Management Center Program, with Jeffrey Jenkins (EMT)

  • Development of multi-investigator research opportunities in areas that contribute to the adoption of IPM within the state, the region and internationally

  • Coordination of IPPC programs, including IPM-Net News, Directory of IPM Resources and Ray Smith IPM Library



Recent Publications:

Selected Refereed Journal Publications on GMO and Pesticide Risk Assessment