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Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences

Agricultural Sciences Bldg.
Room 242
Phone: (208) 885-6274
Fax: (208) 885-7760

Mailing Address:
Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2339
Moscow, ID 83844-2339

Erik Wenninger

Office: KLC 103
Phone: (208) 423-6677
Email: erikw@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Kimberly Research & Extension Center
3806 N 3600 E
Kimberly, ID 83341-5076

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences
Assistant Professor

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Integrated Pest Management
  • Research Projects
    • Conducts research on the biology, ecology, and behavior of insect pests and their natural enemies in order to develop economically and environmentally sound management strategies
    • Specific interests include applied behavioral and chemical ecology, mating behavior, plant-insect interactions, and biological control
    • Commodity focus includes forage alfalfa, sugar beets, and other field crops


    • Delivers research-based information to enhance the working knowledge of producers, county educators, crop advisors, and other agricultural clientele
    • Commodity responsibilities include livestock/dairy production and field crops, including alfalfa, cereals, corn, dry beans, potatoes, and sugar beets