Jana Lee

Jana Lee

Research Entomologist
Horticultural Crops Research Unit
Corvallis, OR 97330


Jana Lee has been at the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) since 2007, developing biologically based solutions for pest management in small fruits and ornamental nurseries. In recent years, her program has focused on:

  • Biology and biological control of brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB)
  • Overwintering biology, flight, biological control, and non-toxic controls of spotted wing drosophila
  • Azalea lace bug phenology, cultivar preference, and non-toxic controls
  • Use of herbivore-induced plant volatiles to enhance biological control


BS: University of California, Berkeley (1997)

MS: Michigan State University (2000)

PhD: University of Minnesota (2004)

BMSB Specialization

Biological control, parasitoid rearing, habitat manipulation

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