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Clifford S Sadof


  • Professor / Ornamental / Pest Management / Coordinator of Extension

Awards & Honors

(2014) Developing and Testing a Conceptual Framework for Assessing Risks of Pesticides to Beneficial Arthropods. Fulbright Scholar Program CIEE.

(2004) Entomological Foundation Recognition Award in Urban Entomology. Entomological Socieity of America.

(2004) Eric G. Sharvelle Distinguished Extension Specialist Award. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Specialist Association.

(2002) 2002 Senior Award. PUCESA.

Selected Publications

Peterson, D. L., Duan, J. J., Yaninek, J. S., Ginzel, M. D., & Sadof, C. S. (2015). Development of Larval Agrilus planipennisi (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) and Fitness of Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in Blue Ash (Fraxinus quadrangulata) and Green Ash (F. pennsylvanica) Environmental Entomology. doi:

Prado, J., Witte, A. R., Frank, S. D., & Sadof, C. S. (2015). Do leaf domatia mediate intraguild predation and host plant resistance to Oligonychus aceris (Shimer) on Red Sunset Maple (Acer rubrum)? Biological Control, 90, 187-192.

Prado, J., Mickelbart, M. V., Quesada, C., & Sadof, C. S. (2015). Effects of fertilization on potato leafhopper and maple spider mite on nursery grown maple. Journal of Economic Entomology, 108, 1221-1227.

Prado, J., Quesada, C., & Sadof, C. (2014). Effects of pesticide application on arthropod pests of nursery grown maple. Journal of Economic Entomology, 107(2), 708-717.

Sadof, C., Linkimer, M., Hidalgo, E., Casonoves, F., Gibson, K., & Benjamin, T. (2014). Effects of weed cover composition on insect pest and natural enemy abundance in a field of Dracaena marginata in Costa Rica. Environmental Entomology, 43, 320-327.

Eschen, R., Britton, K., Brockerhoff, E., Burgess, T., Dalley, V., Epanchin-Niell, R. S., . . . Theyse, M. (2015). International differences in national phytosanitary legislations and regulations, despite common basis. Environmental Science and Policy, 51, 228-237.

Hildago, E., Benjamin, T., Casanoves, F., & Sadof, C. (2013). Factors influencing the abundance of pests in production fields and rates of interception of Dracaena marginata imported from Costa Rica. Journal of Economic Entomology, 106, 2027-2034.

Beckermann, J., & Sadof, C. (2013). Caught with your plants down? There's an app for that! Journal of Extension, 51(2 2TOT3). Retrieved from

Nagle, A., Usborne, R., McCullough, D., Stone, A., & Sadof, C. (2014). Power hours: Invasive species communication through collaborative webinars. Journal of Extension, 52(2). Retrieved from

Hughes, G. P., Sadof, C. S., & Ginzel, M. D. (2015). A borer-specific assessment scheme for identifying sentinel trees to delimit invasive borers in urban forests. Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, 41, 125-135.

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