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Merchant, Michael Professor and Extension Specialist


Dr. Merchant designs informational materials and training programs to help reduce pesticide use and promote use of low impact pesticides for schools and other institutional facilities. He develops training materials and continuing education programs on pests and integrated pest management for the public. His research interests include control of fire ants in electrical equipment and in urban landscapes; low impact pesticides; spider management; documentation of Formosan Termite range expansion in Texas; and improvement of existing termite control technologies.

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  • Retired Professor and Extension Specialist