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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 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
fumigants
allelochemicals
Azadirachta indica
repellents

Prizes

Senior Fellowship of HEA awarded June 2016

Richard 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

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

Profiles

garden city
Trace Elements
gardens
garden
trace elements
ornamental fish
fish behavior
fish
bags
water