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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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pesticide formulations Agriculture & Biology
beneficial insects Agriculture & Biology
fumigants Agriculture & Biology
allelochemicals Agriculture & Biology
agrochemicals Agriculture & Biology
Azadirachta indica Agriculture & Biology
entomology Agriculture & Biology
repellents Agriculture & Biology

Research Output 2010 2010

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

beneficial insects
Azadirachta indica


Senior Fellowship of HEA awarded June 2016

Jonathan Thacker (Recipient), Jun 2016

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Activities 2013 2016

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

Public Lecture on Insects and Climate Change

Thacker, J. (Speaker)
Jan 2016

Activity: Types of External academic engagement - Invited talk

11th International Congress on the Biology of the Fish

Paul McNeil (Speaker), Sloman, K. (Participant), Thacker, J. (Participant), Calum Morrison (Participant)

Activity: Participation in conference

Society for Experimental Biology

Paul McNeil (Participant), Sloman, K. (Participant), Thacker, J. (Participant), Calum Morrison (Participant)

Activity: Participation in conference


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