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Nadir Erbilgin

Associate Professor

Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

Renewable Resources

About Me

Nadir Erbilgin is a participant in the Land Reclamation International Graduate School (LRIGS) program sponsored by NSERC CREATE.

Research Area: Forest entomology and Chemical Ecology

Areas of Expertise: Plant induced defenses against insects; plant induced defenses against pathogens; plant-insect-pathogen interactions; plant-herbivore-predator interactions; introduced forest insect pests; bark beetle ecology and management; population dynamics of forest insects; chemical ecology of forest insects; invasion biology and ecology; forest entomology.


Accepted or In-Press

Sullivan BT, N Erbilgin. Evidence for divergence in cuticular hydrocarbon sex pheromone between California and Mississippi populations of bark beetle parasitoid Roptrocerus xylophagorum (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). Canadian Entomologist.

Karst J†, N Erbilgin†, PW Cigan, JC Cahill, S Simard. Ectomycorrhizal fungi mediate indirect effects of a beetle outbreak on secondary chemistry and establishment of pine seedlings. New Phytologist. †These authors contributed equally to this work.