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Grzegorz A Buczkowski


  • Research Associate Professor

Awards & Honors

(2012) National Conference on Urban Entomology Award for Outstanding Leadership and Dedication to Program Planning. National Conference on Urban Entomology.

(2010) PRF Travel Grant. Purdue University.

(2010) Recognition Award in Urban Entomology. Entomological Society of America - North Central Section.

(2004) Professional Development Award from ASPAC. Administartive and Professional Staff Advisory Committee.

Selected Publications

Buczkowski, G., Roper, E., Chin, D., Mothapo, N., & Wossler, T. (2014). Hydrogel baits with low-dose thiamethoxam for sustainable Argentine ant management in commercial orchards. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, DOI: 10.1111/eea.12239.

Bennett, G. W., Gondhalekar, A. D., Wang, C., Buczkowski, G. A., & Gibb, T. (2015). Using research and education to implement practical bed bug control programs in multifamily housing. Pest Management Science. doi:10.1002/ps.4084

Buczkowski, G., Roper, E., & Chin, D. (2014). Polyacrylamide hydrogels: an effective tool for delivering liquid baits to pest ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Journal of Economic Entomology, 107.

VanWeelden, M., Bennett, G. W., & Buczkowski, G. A. (2014). The effect of colony spatial structure on food distribution in the odorous house ant. J. Insect Science, 15, 1-7.

Buczkowski, G., Wang, C., Singh, N., Cooper, R., & Liu, C. (2013). Evaluation of an insecticide dust band treatment method for controlling bed bugs. Journal of Economic Entomology, 106.

Salyer, A. R., Bennett, G. W., & Buczkowski, G. A. (2014). Odorous house ants as back-seat drivers of localized ant decline in urban habitats. PLOS ONE, 9(12), e113878. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113878

Buczkowski, G. (2012). Colony spatial structure in polydomous ants: complimentary approaches reveal different patterns. Insectes Sociaux, 59.

Buczkowski, G., & Richmond, D. (2012). The effect of urbanization on ant abundance and diversity: a temporal examination of factors affecting biodiversity. PLoS One, 7. Retrieved from

Buczkowski, G. A., Scherer, C. W., & Bennett, G. W. (2012). Toxicity and horizontal transfer of chlorantraniliprole in the eastern subterranean termite, Reticulitermes flavipes. Journal of Economic Entomology, 105, 1736-1745.

Suburban sprawl: environmental features affect colony social and spatial structure in the black carpenter ant, Camponotus pennsylvanicus. (2011). Ecological Entomology, 36, 62-71.

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