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Lori Eckhardt

Lori Eckhardt

Professor, Integrated Forest Pathology and Entomology

Office: 2335

Director, Forest Health Cooperative
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BS, University of Maryland, 1997, Cell Molecular Biology and Genetics
PhD, Louisiana State University, 2003, Plant Health/Entomology

Expertise: Eckhardt is an expert in the areas of host-pathogen, host-insect and pathogen-insect interactions, fungal biology and ecology, insect biology and ecology and forest health.
Research Interests: Currently researching the biology and ecology of Leptographium species and their vectors as components of southern pine decline and mortality. Primary areas of interest include mycology, host-fungal interactions, fungal-insect interactions, fungal and insect ecology, forest health, and disease risk mapping.
Teaching Responsibilities: Forest Health and Forest Health and Protection Lab

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