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Devika R. Bhalerao

Louisiana State University Ag Center

Department of Entomology

404 Life Sciences Building
Baton Rouge, LA  70803  

dbhale1@lsu.edu

Project List:

A study of horse fly (Tabanidae) populations and their food web dynamics as indicators of the effects of environmental stress on coastal marsh health.

Year 6-8 Investigator Grants (RFP-V)Role: Graduate Student - Master's Level, GoMRI Scholar

Publications & Presentations:

Conference Presentations - 5

2017

Bhalerao, D. R., Swale, D. R., Foil, L. D., & Husseneder, C. (2017). Metagenomic diversity analyses of the food-web of the greenhead horse fly (Tabanus nigrovittatus) to identify bioindicators of marsh health. In Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the ESA. Memphis, Tenn. : 03/12/17-03/15/17.
Bhalerao, D. R., Swale, D. R., Park, J. - S.,  Foil, L. D., & Husseneder, C. (2017). Metagenomic diversity analyses of the food-web of the greenhead horse fly (Tabanus nigrovittatus) to identify bioindicators of marsh health. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.

2016

Bhalerao, D., Swale, D., Foil, L., & Husseneder, C. (2016). Determining bioindicators for coastal tidal marsh health using the food web of larvae of the greenhead horse fly (Tabanus nigrovittatus). In LSU Entomology Department Graduate Student Symposium. Baton Rouge, LA : 10/21/16.
Bhalerao, D., Swale, D., Foil, L., & Husseneder, C. (2016). Determining bioindicators for coastal tidal marsh health using the food web of larvae of the greenhead horse fly (Tabanus nigrovittatus). In Sea Grant Coastal Connections Graduate Student Competition. Baton Rouge, LA : 10/28/16.
Bhalerao, D., Swale, D., Park, J. - S., Foil, L., & Husseneder, C. (2016). Determining bioindicators for coastal tidal marsh health using the food web of larvae of the greenhead horse fly (Tabanus nigrovittatus). In XXV International Congress of Entomology. Orlando, FL. : 09/25/16-09/30/16: Poster.