Gariepy, Tara, PhD

Research Scientist


Contact Information:

1391 Sandford Street
London, Ontario N5V 4T3
Telephone: 519-457-1470 (ext.214)
Fax: 519-457-3997
Email: tara.gariepy@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Entomology and parasitology
  • IPM and biological control of insect pests
  • Development and use of molecular diagnostic tools for detection and identification of parasitoids and hyperparasitoids
  • Evaluation of target and non-target effects of biological control agents
  • Identification of trophic links and host-parasite associations

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

Other Science Related Publications:

2016

  • Cossentine, J.E., Mason, P.G., Brauner, A.M., Gariepy, T.D., Fraser, H.M., Pate, E., Blatt, S.E., Robertson, M.C., and Franklin, J.L. (2016). "Parasitism of Apple Leaf Curling Midge in Canadian Apple Orchards.", Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention 2016, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, February, 2016.
  • Vincent, C., Boyetchko, S.M., Gariepy, T.D., and Mason, P.G. (2016). "La lutte biologique: principes, mode d’emploi, verrous et non-dits.", In Symposium «La lutte biologique: regards transatlantiques» (O. Carisse, C. Vincent, C. Regnault-Roger orgs.), Académie d’Agriculture de France, Paris, France, 9 mars 2016. (Presentation)

2015

  • Cossentine, J.E., Blatt, S.E., Mason, P.G., Brauner, A.M., Franklin, J.L., Robertson, M.C., and Gariepy, T.D. (2015). "Understanding parasitism of Dasineura mali (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in Canadian apple orchards.", Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Societies of Quebec and Canada, Montréal, Québec, Canada, November 2015. (Poster)
  • Cossentine, J.E., Mason, P.G., Brauner, A.M., Fraser, H.M., Grigg-McGuffin, K., Appleby, M.E., Gariepy, T.D., Blatt, S.E., Franklin, J.L., Robertson, M.C., and Hueppelsheuser, T. (2015). "Apple Leaf Curling Midge: Identifying the Natural Enemy Complex.", Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, February 2015.
  • Erlandson, M.A., Coutu, C., Holowachuk, J., Olfert, O.O., Gariepy, T.D., and Hegedus, D.D. (2015). "Developing genotyping-by-sequencing strategies for characterizing Mamestra configurata populations.", Joint Annual Meeting of Société d’entomologie du Québec and Entomological Society of Canada, Montreal, QC, Canada, November 8-11, 2015, Oral Presentation.

2014

  • Cossentine, J.E., Blatt, S.E., Mason, P.G., Franklin, J.L., Brauner, A.M., Robertson, M.C., Appleby, M.E., Grigg-McGuffin, K., Fraser, H.M., Hueppelsheuser, T., and Gariepy, T.D. (2014). "Adventures in moving. The challenges in introducing a classical biological control agent into other provinces.", 2014 Joint Annual Meeting of Entomological Society of Saskatchewan and Entomological Society of Canada, Saskatoon SK, Canada, September 28-October 1, 2014.
  • Cossentine, J.E., Blatt, S.E., Mason, P.G., Franklin, J.L., Brauner, A.M., Robertson, M.C., Appleby, M.E., Grigg-McGuffin, K., Fraser, H.M., Hueppelsheuser, T., and Gariepy, T.D. (2014). "Adventures in moving: The challenges in introducing a classical biological control agent into other provinces.", 2014 Joint Annual Meeting of Entomological Society of Saskatchewan and Entomological Society of Canada, Saskatoon SK, Canada, September 28-October 1, 2014, Poster Presentation.
  • Erlandson, M.A., Theilmann, D.A., Hegedus, D.L., Donly, T., Gariepy, T.D., and Olfert, O.O. (2014). Bertha armyworm (Mamestra configurata): Genomics, population dynamics and biodiversity of pest and pathogens. Annual Project Report to AAFC-Genomics. (Report)
  • Haye, T., Wyniger, D., and Gariepy, T.D. (2014). "Recent range expansion of brown marmorated stink bug in Europe.", in Muller, Pospischil & Robinson (eds.) - Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Urban Pests, OOK-Press, Hungary, pp. 309-314.
  • Leskey, T.C., Hamilton, G., Biddinger, D., Buffington, M.L., Dieckhoff, C., Dively, G., Fraser, H.M., Gariepy, T.D., Hedstrom, C., and Herbert, A. (2014). Datasheet for Halyomorpha halys (Stål),(Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and invasive species compendium.

2013

  • Gariepy, T.D. (2013). "Molecular Diagnostics in Biological Control: Evaluating Trophic Interactions and Non-Target Effects of Insect Parasitoids.", 4th International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods, Pucón, Chile, March 4-8, 2013. (Presentation)

2012

  • Cárcamo, H.A., Herle, C.E., Broadbent, A.B., Gariepy, T.D., and Gualtieri, L. (2012). "Neo-classical biocontrol of Lygus in canola in the Canadian Prairies-treading lightly.", Entomological Society of Canada 62nd and Entomological Society of Alberta 60th joint Annual Meeting, Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel, Edmonton, AB, Canada, November 4-7, 2012, #27. (Abstract)
  • Gariepy, T.D. (2012). "Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Canada and Potential for Biological Control.", Entomological Society of Canada 62nd and Entomological Society of Alberta 60th joint Annual Meeting, Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel, Edmonton, AB, Canada, November 4-7, 2012.
  • Gariepy, T.D. (2012). "Of Pests and Parasites: Modernizing Biological Control with New Tricks of the Trade.", Royal Canadian Institute (RCI), public lecture series, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, January 2013. (Presentation)
  • Haye, T., Hohman, L., Zhang, J.X., Gillespie, D.R., Mason, P.G., and Gariepy, T.D. (2012). "Egg parasitism of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys, in China and Europe and implications for biological control.", Entomological Society of Canada 62nd and Entomological Society of Alberta 60th joint Annual Meeting, Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel, Edmonton, AB, Canada, November 4-7, 2012, #79. (Abstract)
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