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Timothy J Gibb


  • Clinical Professor
  • Insect Diagnostician / Turfgrass Extension Specialist

Awards & Honors

(2015) Award of Achievement, 2014. Midwest Regional Turf Foundation.

(2015) Award of Service Recognition. 2014. Muscat Municipality.

(2015) Distinguished Service Award, 2015. Midwest Regional Turf Foundation.

(2013) Outstanding Service Award - Department of Entomology. Department of Entomology.

(2004) Agriculture Team Award. School of Agriculture, Pdurdue university.

(2003) APSCA distinguished service award. Administrative and professional staff advisory council.

(2003) Award of Recognition. Environmental Protection Agency.

(2003) Community Service Award. Tippecanoe School Corporation.

(2003) Cooperative Extension. Purdue Cooperative Extension.

(2003) Education Curriculum Development. Board Certified Entomologist.

Selected Publications

Using research and education to implement practical bed bug control programs in multi-family housing. (2016). Pest Management Science, 72, 7.

Gibb T.J. 2016. There’s no winning with delusory parasitosis. (2016). Pest Management Professional, 84, 5.

Gibb, T. J. T. J. Gibb, A. Gondhalekar, and T.S. Gibb 2016. Bed bugs and society: the true cost of bed bug infestations. (2016). Pest Management Professional, 83(12), 3.

Contemporary Insect Diagnostics – The Art and Science of Practical Entomology. (2015). . Elsevier/Academic Press.

Gibb, T. (2012). Greenbug. In HANDBOOK of Turfgrass Insect Pests (2nd, 44-46). Landham, MD: Entomological Society of America.

Wang, C., Saltzmann, K., Bennett, G., & Gibb, T. (2012). Comparison of three bed bug management strategies in a low-income apartment building. Insects- Open Access, 3, 402-409.

Chin, K., Saltzmann, K., & Bennett, G. (in press). Characteristics of Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) infestation and dispersal in a high-rise apartment building. Journal of Economic Entomology.

Wang, C., Bennett, G., & McKnight, S. (2009). Bed bug attraction to pitfall traps baited with carbon dioxide, heat, and chemical lure. Journal of Economic Entomology, 102, 1580-1585.

Wang, C., & Bennett, G. (2009). Evaluation of two least toxic integrated pest management programs for managing bed bugs (Heteroptera: Cimicidae) with discussion of a bed bug intercepting device. Journal of Medical Entomology, 46, 566-571.

Wang, C., & Bennett, G. (in press). Evaluation of Two Least Toxic IPM Programs for Managing Bed Bugs. J. Med Ent.

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