Luis Alberto Cañas Castro

Principal Investigator, Vegetable Crops IPM in East Africa

The Ohio State University

 

Education: Ph.D, Entomology, Biological Control, Purdue University, M.S., Entomology, Biological Control, Purdue University, B.S., Plant Protection, Panamerican College of Agriculture

 

Cañas is an associate professor of Insect Ecology in Controlled Environments and co-chair of the Master of Plant Health Program at The Ohio State University. His interests and expertise include IPM for ornamentals and vegetables grown in controlled environments, biodemographics, biological control, plant-insect interactions, physical ambient manipulation for insect control, and whitefly management.