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Dr. Richard A. Casagrande

Professor of Entomology

University of Rhode Island

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University of Rhode Island

79 Upper College Road

Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

United States

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The University of Rhode Island (URI) is located in Kingston, Rhode Island. URI offers more than 80 majors and more than 50 minors. With 13,000 undergraduates coming from 45 different states and 58 countries, the student/faculty ratio remains 15:1. The Wal ... more

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Entomologists Richard ... [cached]

Entomologists Richard Casagrande (University of Rhode Island), is leading a team to help find biocontrol foes to take on swallow-wort, research backed by Northeast IPM Partnership funds.

This year, one of the discussions ... [cached]

This year, one of the discussions I suched as finest was by Dr. Richard Casagrande of the University of Rhode Island, that talked on biocontrol of intrusive types. He discussed that for some troubles, natural controls function far better compared to chemical controls.

Casagrande stated that when garden enthusiasts listen to that international varieties of pests have actually been presented in order to help regulate intrusive plants like purple loosestrife, there is a pavlovian response: "Great.
Casagrande has actually been utilizing biocontrols to minimize populaces of the lily fallen leave beetle that has actually been annihilating our asiatic as well as asian lilies in current years. Casagrande as well as his associates have actually presented parasitoids from Europe, little wasps that minimize the beetle's populace.

TickEncounter Resource Center > F.A.Q. > Deer and Rodents [cached]

TERC Answer: To answer this, we reached out to URI entomologist, Dr. Richard Casagrande, who has had a plastic deer fence surrounding his yard for the past 8 years. He's also in the market now to replace his fence. He told TickEncounter that he'll be replacing his plastic fence with metal hexagrid fencing ( After 8 years with the plastic fencing, he has quite a few patches where deer broke through and lots of patched holes from rabbits. While he explained that the metal costs quite a bit more, he believes it will last at least twice as long, and will keep the rabbits out, too. He'll be installing it himself.

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Richard A. Casagrande, University of Rhode Island,

Beetles v. Purple Loosestrife - Northeastern IPM Center [cached]

In Rhode Island, Lisa Tewksbury and Richard Casagrande (Univ. of Rhode Island) have tracked the effects of the three species in a wetland where purple loosestrife had taken over.

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