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Van Herk, Wim, Ph.D.

Research scientist – insect pest management

Contact Information:

6947 Lougheed Hwy
Agassiz, British Columbia V0M 1A2
Telephone: 604-796-6091
Email: wim.vanherk@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Integrated pest management
  • Field vegetable entomology
  • Insect behaviour
  • Toxicology

Current Projects:

  • Development of IPM tools and strategies for the management of wireworms
  • Development of best management practices for insect and mite pests of field crops through an integration of environmentally responsible and reduced-risk control strategies and pest monitoring
  • Development of insect and mite control technologies for field crop ecosystems that are environmentally responsible, sustainable and reduced-risk
  • Development of insect and mite monitoring methods and economic thresholds for field crop ecosystems

Affiliations:

  • Member of Entomological Society of Canada.
  • Member of Entomological Society of British Columbia

Research publications

2016

2015

2014

2013

2010

Other science related publications

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