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Matthew D Ginzel


  • Associate Professor
WSLR Room 228
901 W State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Forestry and Natural Resources 

  • Associate Professor

Awards & Honors

(2018) Richard L. Kohls Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award. Department of Entomology.

Selected Publications

Moore, M., Juzwik, J., Miller, F., Roberts, L., & Ginzel, M. D. (2019). Detection of Geosmithia morbida on Numerous Insect Species in Four Eastern States. Plant Health Progress, 20(3), 133--139.

Stack, S., Sadof, C. S., & Ginzel, M. D. (2019). Effects of grafting on host plant resistance in ash (Fraxinus spp.) to emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 21(2), 180--189.

Ginzel, M. D. (2019). Spatial and Climatic Factors Influence Ambrosia Beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Abundance in Intensively Managed Plantations of Eastern Black Walnut. Environmental entomology.

Sadof, C. S., Hughes, G. P., Witte, A. R., Peterson, D. L., & Ginzel, M. D. (2017). Tools for Staging and Managing Emerald Ash Borer in the Urban Forest. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, (43). Retrieved from Department of Entomology, Purdue University

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:

Hughes, G. P., Meier, L., Zou, Y., Millar, J., Hanks, L., & Ginzel, M. D. (2016). Stereochemistry of Fuscumol and Fuscumol Acetate Influences Attraction of Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) of the Subfamily Lamiinae. Environmental Entomology, 45, 1271-1275.

Juzwik, J., McDermott-Kubeczko, M., Stewart, T. J., & Ginzel, M. D. (2016). First report of Geosmithia morbida on ambrosia beetles emerged from thousand cankers-diseased Juglans nigra in Ohio. Plant Disease, 100, 1236-1238.

Ginzel, M. D., & Blomquist, G. J. (2016). Insect Hydrocarbons: Biochemistry and Chemical Ecology. In Extracellular Composite Matrices in Arthropods (221–252). Springer International Publishing.

Hughes, G. P., Bello, J. E., Millar, J. G., & Ginzel, M. D. (2016). Determination of the absolute configuration of female-produced contact sex pheromone components of the longhorned beetle, Neoclytus acuminatus acuminatus (F) Journal of Chemical Ecology, 41, 1050-1057.

Reed, S. E., Juzwik, J., English, J. T., & Ginzel, M. D. (2015). Colonization of artificially stressed black walnut trees by ambrosia beetle, bark beetle, and other weevil species (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Indiana and Missouri. Environmental Entomology, 44, 1455-1464.

Department of Entomology, 901 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA, (765) 494-4554

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