Richard Karban

Ph.D. Pennsylvania 1982

Research Interests

  • Population and community ecology of plant feeding insects and pathogens. Population level consequences of 'immune-like' responses of plants to attack; assessment of the relative contributions of predation, parasitism, disease, competition, and genetics to the organization of plant-insect systems.

Areas of Emphasis

  • Integrative Ecology, Agricultural Ecology


  • Entomology