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Dr. Tiffany Bensen

InstructorT. Bensen
Department of Biology
The University of Mississippi

Contact

Office: 316 Shoemaker Hall
E-mail: tabensen@olemiss.edu
Telephone: (662) 915-2089

Courses

BISC 102 Inquiry Into Life: Human Biology
BISC 103 Inquiry Into Life Laboratory I
BISC 104 Inquiry Into Life: The Environment

Education

Ph.D. in Ecology
University of California, Davis

B.S. in Ecology
Idaho State University

Publications

Bensen, TA, RF Smith, KV Subbarao, ST Koike, S Fennimore, and S Shem-Tov. 2009. Mustard and Other Cover Crop Effects Vary on Lettuce Drop Caused by Sclerotinia minor and on Weeds. Plant Disease 93:1019-1027.

Smith, R, L Bettiga, M Cahn, K Baumgartner, L Jackson, T Bensen. 2008.  Vineyard floor management affects soil, plant nutrition, and grape yield and quality.  California Agriculture 62(4):184-190.

Smith, HA, WE Chaney, and TA Bensen. 2008.  The impact of suppressing populations of syrphid fly larvae on aphid infestations in organic lettuce on California’s Central Coast.  Journal of Economic Entomology 101(5):1526-1532.

Bensen, TA and SR Temple.  2008.  Trap Cropping, Planting Date, and Cowpea Variety as Potential Elements of an Integrated Pest Management Strategy for Lygus hesperus in Blackeyed Cowpea.  Crop Protection 27:1343-1353.

Tourte, L, R Smith, L Bettiga, T Bensen, J Smith, and D Salm. 2007.  Post-emergence herbicides are cost effective for vineyard floor management on the Central Coast.  California Agriculture 62(1):19-23.