NCSU Genetic Pest Management

Ken Bloem

1730 Varsity Drive, Suite 400
Phone: 919 855 7404

Biological Control Coordinator, USDA-APHIS-PPQ, Center for Plant Health Science and Technology

Ken Bloem has conducted basic and applied research on and managed programs for a variety of pests, including Mediterranean fruit fly, codling moth, cactus moth and emerald ash borer. Before coming to APHIS he was Director of the codling moth sterile insect release program in British Columbia, Canada. In his current position with USDA-APHIS-PPQ-CPHST, he coordinates methods development activities in support of National biological control programs and, more generally, supports areawide SIT programs for invasive pests.

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