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Vankosky, Meghan A., Ph.D.

Research scientist – Field crop entomology

Contact Information:

107 Science Place
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 0X2
Telephone: 306-385-9362

Areas of Expertise:

  • Integrated insect pest management
  • Biological control of insect pests using classical and conservation methods
  • Insect behaviour and ecology
  • Plant-insect interactions

Current Projects:

  • Overwintering ecology of the pea leaf weevil
  • Monitoring of pea leaf weevil populations in Saskatchewan using pheromone traps
  • Validation of economic thresholds and pea leaf weevil management options for use in Saskatchewan
  • Survey of swede midge distribution in canola crops across Saskatchewan


  • Member of Entomological Society of America

Research publications


Other science related publications


  • Olfert, O., Vankosky, M. and Otani J. 2017. Prairie Pest Monitoring Toolbox. Top Notch Farming 2017. Melfort, SK. February 15, 2017. (Invited presentation)
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