Bruce Hibbard



Adjunct Professor

Division of Plant Science Technology

Supervisory Research Entomologist


Research at a glance

Area(s) of Expertise

Research Summary

Investigate the biology, pest/ host interactions and chemical ecology of major corn insect pests, especially as they relate to resistance management. Identify, develop and release corn germplasm with native resistance to major corn insect pests, especially corn rootworm. Determine the mechanism(s) of resistance and its inheritance to Bt crops.

Educational background

  • Ph.D., Entomology, Colorado State University
  • B.S., Biology, St. John’s University