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Suhas Vyavhare

Vyavhare, Suhas
Suhas Vyavhare
Associate Professor and Extension Entomologist
(806) 723-8446
Undergraduate Education
BS Agricultural Science College of Agriculture, Pune, India
Graduate Education
Ph.D. Entomology, Texas A&M University
M.S. Plant, Soil, and Environmental Science, West Texas A&M University

Professional Summary

Suhas Vyavhare, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor and Extension Entomologist in the Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University. His program focuses on planning, developing, and executing extension education activities and applied research that primarily addresses arthropod pest issues of cotton and other field crops such as corn and sorghum in the Texas High Plains region. He provides general technical expertise in IPM for Extension Districts 1 and 2 which includes County Extension Programs in a 41-county area encompassing ~4 million acres of cotton. Over the past six years he has attracted over $1.1 M dollars in support of field crop entomology research. He has delivered more than 100 research and extension talks and have authored several peer-reviewed papers in scientific journals. He also has published >10 extension publications including statewide insect management guidelines for cotton and soybean.

Areas of Expertise                                  

Field crop entomology, Integrated pest management, Host plant resistance, Insecticide efficacy and resistance

Selected Publications

Vyavhare, S. S., D. T. Mays, and B. Reed. 2021. Manipulation of seeding rate to compensate for plant stand loss to wireworms in cotton. Southwestern Entomologist. 46: 331-338

Vyavhare, S. S., P. Porter, and S. Glass. 2020. Emergence of Corn Earworm, Helicoverpa zea, from Vip3a Seed Blend Versus Structured Refuge Ears of Maize. Southwestern Entomologist. 45:853-862

Vyavhare, S. S., B. B. Pendleton, and G. C. Peterson. 2018. Resistance of selected sorghum genotypes to maize weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 47:834-839

Vyavhare, S., D. R. Gealy, R. E. Tabien, and R. A. Pearson. 2016. Evaluation of host-plant resistance of selected rice genotypes to the rice water weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 45: 1439-1444

Vyavhare S., M. O. Way, P. A. Pearson, and R. F. Medina. 2015. Redbanded stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) infestation and occurrence of delayed maturity in soybean. Journal of Economic Entomology. 108(4):1516-1525