Photo of research fellow Fudd GrahamFudd Graham

Research Fellow

Entomology and Plant Pathology

Curriculum Vita

Education

2000 Ph.D., Dissertation Title: Effects of Soil Potassium, Drought Stress, and Selected Insecticides on the Beet Armyworm, Spodoptera exigua(Hübner), in Conventional and Transgenic Cotton.
1976 B.S., Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama (Animal & Dairy Science)

Current Position

2007-present — Research Fellow IV

Professional Activities

2009-present Southern Region IPM Center Advisory Council Member
2012-present Board Member, Alabama Vector Management Society
2010-11 President, Alabama Vector Control Association
2010-11 President-elect, Alabama Vector Control Association
2010-present Co-chair, Entomological Society of America School IPM Network
2008-10 Board Member, Alabama Vector Management Society
2008-10 Board Member, Alabama Pest Control Association
2007-present Co-chair Southern Region School IPM Workgroup

 

Research Interests

Management of imported fire ants, including both conventional & biological control, integrated pest management – especially in schools, and most recently, tawny crazy ants.

Refereed Publications

  • Graham, L. C. “Fudd”, Hurley, Janet; and Flanders, Kathy (2015) “Wildlife Damage Management in the Digital Age: Collaborating With Others,” Human–Wildlife Interactions Vol. 9: Iss. 2, Article 4
  • Callcott, Anne-Marie A., Sanford D. Porter  D. Weeks Ronald, Jr. L. C. “Fudd” Graham  Seth J. Johnson  Lawrence E. Gilbert. 2011. Fire ant decapitating fly cooperative release programs (1994-2008): Two Pseudacteon species, P. tricuspis and P. curvatus, rapidly expand across imported fire ant populations in the southeastern United States. 2011. J. Insect Sci. Volume 11, Issue 1.
  • Barden, S. A., D. W. Held and L. C. ‘Fudd’ Graham. 2011. Lack of Interactions between Fire Ant Control Products and White Grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Turfgrass. J. Econ. Ent. 104(6):2009-2016.
  • Porter, S. D., L. C. Graham, S. J. Johnson, L. G. Thead and J. A. Briano. 2011. The Large Decapitating Fly Pseudacteon litoralis (Diptera: Phoridae): Successfully Established in Alabama. Florida Entomologist. 94(2):208-213.

Synopsia and Conference Publications

  • Graham, L. C. “Fudd” and Jeremy Pickens. 2016. Status and Management of Tawny Crazy Ants (Nylanderia fulva) in Alabama. Proceedings of the National Conference on Urban Entomology and Invasive Ant Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico. p. 27.
  • Edwards, Lucy, James D. Jones, Fudd Graham and Raefield Vester. 2016. Control of Imported Fire Ants in Alabama. Proceedings of the National Conference on Urban Entomology and Invasive Ant Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico. p. 48.
  • Dorough, Henry, Fudd Graham and Landon Marks. 2016. Effect of Cattle Feed-through Horn Fly Control Mineral Containing (S)-methoprene on IFA in Pastures. Proceedings of the National Conference on Urban Entomology and Invasive Ant Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico. p. 47.
  • Pickens, Jeremy M., and L. C. ‘Fudd’ Graham. 2016. Evaluation of Bifenthrin for Control of Tawny Crazy Ants (Nylanderia fulva) in Container Substrates. SNA Research Conference. Vol 61, pp. 60-62.

Extension Publications