About Me

I am a Research Entomologist at the Delta Research Center (University of Missouri)  in Portageville, MO. I received my doctorate from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2010, where I studied the susceptibility of Oriental fruit moth to selected insecticides and mixtures.

Besides doing small plot field trials where I test the efficacy of new chemicals,  I am also currently monitoring resistance to insecticides in tobacco thrips, cotton bollworm, and tarnished plant bug. I am sure I’ll branch out to additional pests as information from consultants and growers come forward. I enjoy working with the producers in the area to reduce pest pressure and increase yields.

For more information on research going on in my Entomology lab, please see my website: http://www.bootheelagpestmanagement.com

Feel free to contact me via e-mail: jonesmon@missouri or phone: 573-379-5431. Hope to hear from you soon!

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