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Area of academic expertise - outline

Pesticide application, pesticide formulations, pesticide side-effects, environmentally friendly agrochemicals, entomology, pest management

Current research activities

Currently working on the development of environmentally friendly plant-based pesticides and bacterial pesticides  

 

Desired research direction

Improved pest management, reduced pesticide side-effects

 

Target collaborative organisations

Agrochemical industry, pesticide producers, pesticide formulators 

 

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Research Output

Open Access
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  • 4 Downloads (Pure)

    Use of Volatiles in Pest Control

    Thacker, J. & Train, M., 20 Aug 2010, The Chemistry and Biology of Volatiles. Hermann, A. (ed.). John Wiley & Sons Ltd., p. 151-172 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 6 Citations (Scopus)

    Prizes

    Senior Fellowship of HEA awarded June 2016

    Thacker, Richard (Recipient), Jun 2016

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

    Activities

    • 2 Participation in conference
    • 1 Types of External academic engagement - Invited talk

    Public Lecture on Insects and Climate Change

    Richard Thacker (Speaker)

    Jan 2016

    Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Invited talk

    11th International Congress on the Biology of the Fish

    Paul McNeil (Speaker), Kath Sloman (Participant), Richard Thacker (Participant) & Calum Morrison (Participant)

    2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Society for Experimental Biology

    Paul McNeil (Participant), Kath Sloman (Participant), Richard Thacker (Participant) & Calum Morrison (Participant)

    2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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