Pavan kumar
Postdoctoral Student
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida United States

Areas of Expertise:
Plant-insect interactions, RNA interference

Research Organisms:
Asian citrus psyllid, Manduca sexta, Spodoptera exigua, Myzus persicae, Solanum tuberosum, and Nicotiana attenuata


Research Focus:

1. Bt toxin based management of Asian Citrus Psyllid and Citrus greening
2. Decoding the ecological roles of plant defensive metabolites.
3. Elucidation of insect detoxification strategies.