- Suhas Vyavhare
- Assistant Professor - Cotton Extension Entomologist - Lubbock
- (806) 746-6101
- Undergraduate Education
- College of Agriculture, Pune, India, BS, Agricultural Science, 2004-2008
- Graduate Education
- Texas A&M University, College Station, TX., Ph.D., Entomology, 2010-2014
- West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX., MS, Plant, Soil, and Environmental Science, 2009-2010
Areas of Expertise
- Evaluating and developing treatment action thresholds for insect pests
- Surveying insect population dynamics in agro-ecosystem
- Monitoring insecticide susceptibility and resistance
- Investigating the impact of pesticides on secondary pests and non-target arthropods
- Evaluating cultural practices, host plant resistance, foliar insecticides, seed treatments
February 2016 – Present: Assistant Professor – Cotton Extension Entomologist, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Lubbock, TX
2015: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center, Beaumont, TX
Refereed and Peer-Reviewed
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.
Vyavhare S., M. O. Way, and R. F. Medina. 2015. Determination of Growth Stage-Specific Response of Soybean to Redbanded Stink Bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and its Relationship to the Development of Flat Pods. Journal of Economic Entomology. 108(4): 1770-1778.
Vyavhare, S., M. O. Way, and R. F. Medina. 2014. Stink bug species composition and relative abundance of the redbanded stink bug in soybean in the Upper Gulf Coast Texas. Environmental Entomology. 43(6): 1621-1627.
Pendleton, M. W., E. A. Ellis, S. Vyavhare, B. B. Pendleton, G. C. Peterson, F. M. Chitio. 2012. Correlation of damage by maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais, with starch arrangement in sectioned kernels of sorghum. Microscopy and Microanalysis. 18(S2): 268-269.
Vyavhare, S., and B. B. Pendleton. 2011. Maturity stages and moisture content of sorghum grain damaged by maize weevil. Southwestern Entomologist. 36(3): 331-333.
Pendleton, M. W., B. B. Pendleton, E. A. Ellis, G. C. Peterson, F. M. Chitio., and S. Vyavhare. 2011. Use of scanning electron microscopy and energy dispersive spectroscopy to correlate the arrangement of starch with resistance to maize weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in sorghum grain. Microscopy and Microanalysis. 17(1): 250-251.
Pendleton, M. W., B. B. Pendleton, E. A. Ellis, G. C. Peterson, F. M. Chitio, and S. Vyavhare. 2011. Using scanning electron microscopy and energy dispersive spectroscopy to determine if resistance of sorghum grain to maize weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is correlated to the arrangement of starch within the sorghum grain. Texas Journal of Microscopy. 42(1): 11.
Editor-Reviewed and Extension Publications
Vyavhare, S., M. O. Way, A. Knutson, S. Biles, and R. A. Pearson. Managing soybean insects. (in press)
Way, M. O., R. A. Pearson, S. Vyavhare, C. Verret and David Voegtlin. 2014. Foliar treatments for sugarcane aphid control. Arthropod Management Tests. Vol. 39. F45.
Vyavhare, S. 2014. What is the best individual solution to feeding the world’s growing population? American Entomologist. 60(4): 212-213.
Way, M. O. and S. Vyavhare. 2013. Texas rice update. Rice Advocate. Vol. 10. Issue 30. p. 2.
Vyavhare, S and M. O. Way. 2013. Populations of redbanded stink bug on durana clover and soybean. Texas Rice, July 2013 edition, Special section, pp. XIII-XIV.
Way, M. O., R. A. Pearson, S. Vyavhare and G. Reagan. 2012. Entomological research. Texas Rice, July 2012 edition, Special section, pp. XX-XXI.
Way, M. O., R. A. Pearson, M. S. Nunez, S. Vyavhare and R. Medina. 2012. Evaluation of Belt SC and Cobalt Advanced for soybean insect pest control, 2011. Arthropod Management Tests. Vol. 37. F85.
Way, M. O., R. A. Pearson, M. S. Nunez and S. Vyavhare. 2012. Evaluation of Dinotefuran for rice water weevil control, 2011. Arthropod Management Tests. Vol. 37. F65.
Way, M. O. and S. Vyavhare. 2011. Current issues in soybean insect management on the Gulf Coast of Texas. Texas Rice. Vol. XI. No. 6. pp. 3-6.