Avas B. Hamon


Emeritus Entomologist
e-Mail: avas@triadpublishing.com
PhD: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


Interests include scale insects (Homoptera: suborder Coccinea) and the whiteflies (Homoptera:Aleyrodidae).

My current projects include the Coccidae of Cuba, this is a cooperative project with Nereida Mestre Novoa of the Instituto de Ecologia y Sistematica in Havana, Cuba. She worked at FSCA in 1998 and 2000.

Other interests include the distribution of scale insects in Florida, neighboring land areas, and the Caribbean. Scale insects and whiteflies as regulatory problems.

Past publications include the Soft scale insects of Florida with Mike Williams (Auburn University) as coauthor and Catalogue of Aleyrodidae on Citrus and their natural enemies with Ru Nguyen and Reece I. Sailer.

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