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Phone: (435) ***-****  
Email: j***@***.edu
Utah State University
5005 Old Main Hill
Logan , Utah 84322
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1888 as Utah's land-grant college, Utah State University now serves nearly 23,000 full-time students as and was ranked by The Carnegie Foundation in the...   more

Employment History

  • Research Assistant Professor, Behavior and Nutrition


  • M.S.
  • Ph.D. , Range Science
    Utah State University
14 Total References
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BEHAVE: Behavioral Education for Human, Animal, Vegetation & Ecosystem Management, 29 Sept 2010 [cached]
Juan Villalba
Research Assistant Professor, Behavior/Nutrition
BEHAVE: Behavioral Education for Human, Animal, Vegetation & Ecosystem Management, 29 Sept 2010 [cached]
Juan Villalba BEHAVE: Behavioral Education for Human, Animal, Vegetation & Ecosystem Management
Juan Villalba
Juan Villalba Research Assistant Professor Department of Wildland Resources Utah State University Logan, UT 84322-5230 (435) 797-2539 - BNR 213
Dr. Juan J. Villalba is a research assistant professor in the Department of Department of Wildland Resources at Utah State University. Juan received his M.S. in Plant Production from Universidad Nacional del Sur (Argentina) in 1991 and his Ph.D. in Range Science from Utah State University in 1996. His research focuses on understanding the mechanisms that influence food selection and intake in herbivores, with the aim of creating efficient alternatives to manage animals and their environment. To accomplish such goal he is currently using a variety of approaches which include pen and field studies, as well as multi agent based simulation models. His research program has resulted in more than 30 peer-reviewed publications, several in the best journals in the field, including The British Journal of Nutrition , The Journal of Animal Science, Nutrition Research Reviews , Oikos, and The Journal of Chemical Ecology and Animal Behaviour . Juan serves as Research Coordinator on the project. His involvement with BEHAVE also includes conducting and supervising experiments in diet mixing and nutrient-toxin interactions.
While the study indicates flies have ... [cached]
While the study indicates flies have used a toxin to survive, it's unclear whether that can be replicated among other animals, where fermented fruits or grains may not be as readily available, said Juan Villalba, associate professor of wildland resources at Utah State University.
"In nature, it's difficult to replicate," Villalba said. There's evidence to support that humans have learned from animal behavior which plants to select for medicine, but it's never been shown with alcohol, he adds.
Juan Villalba of Utah ..., 29 Nov 2011 [cached]
Juan Villalba of Utah State University's Department of Wildland Resources, and co-author Serge Landau of Israel's Volcani Center explain how goats sometimes nibble on the anti-parasitic plant Albizia anthelmintica.
SwarmFest 2002 program schedule, 31 Mar 2002 [cached]
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