Whiteflies

Professor, Entomology, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Chair, Entomology / Insect Science - GIDP, Professor, BIO5 Institute

Molly Hunter works to understand the role of heritable microbial symbionts in the biology of herbivorous arthropod, or pest biology. Current projects include: Investigating Rickettsia in the sweet potato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci, and investigating interactions between Cardinium and Wolbachia, in whitefly parasitoids in the genus Encarsia and Eretmocerus.