Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center

Insect Ecology & Behavior Laboratory

Staff & Students

Teah J Clement-Smith

Graduate Reseaarch Assistant

Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center
1100 N Western Ave. Wenatchee, WA
Phone: 509-663-8181 ext. 289
Fax: 509-663-8714

Research/Professional Interests

  • Chemical ecology
  • Insect behavior
  • Insect population dynamics
  • Predator/prey interactions of insects

Current Research Project 

Flight Mills

  • How residual contact with Acetamiprid (Assail) and Azinphos-methyl (Guthion) affect the flight of codling moth and oblique-banded leafrollers.
  • Determining the effect of flight on codling moth and oblique-banded leafroller reproduction.


Washing State University - currently in master's program

Western Washington University 2008

  • Bachelor of Science - Marine Biology with chemistry minor

Flight Mill Photo Gallery

(click thumb to view larger image)

overhead flight view
side view flight

Multiple flight mills can be run simultaneously with the data from each recorded separately.

Overhead view of a moth being flown.

Side view of a moth being flown.


Affiliated Projects:

Environmental affects on moth flight and reproduction.

Insect Ecology & Behavior

Enhancing Orchard BC


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