Brief Biographical Sketch of Henry W. Hogmire, Jr.
Olivet College - B.A., Biology (1974)
Michigan State University - M.S., Entomology (1976)
Michigan State University - Ph.D., Entomology (1979)
Extension Specialist - Tree Fruit Entomology and Professor of Entomology, West Virginia University, University Experiment Farm, P. O. Box 609, Kearneysville, WV 25430. Member - Graduate Faculty. May 1979 - present.
Chairman of Leadership Committee, West Virginia University, University Experiment Farm, P. O. Box 609, Kearneysville, WV 25430. May 1994-present.
Research and Extension Interests (past five years):
Arthropod pests of apple and peach: Biological studies of green peach aphid, spirea aphid, apple aphid, and rose leafhopper; development of pest control strategies.
Tree fruit IPM: Pheromone monitoring systems; use of degree-days for phenology prediction; pesticide effects on beneficials; evaluation of biorational pest management strategies.
Spray application technology and methodology: Tree-row-volume spray application on apple; phenology-based spray program for peach; tunnel spray systems for dwarf fruit trees.
Ecosystem-based apple production: development and evaluation of alternative pest management strategies for processing apples.
Research and Extension Grants (past five years):
Development and evaluation of computer software and a video training guide for conducting an apple packout audit; West Virginia University Extension Service - $2,000, 1992.
Commercial orchards: integrated orchard management; Governor's Office of Community and Industrial Development - Fuel and Energy Office - $3,000, 1992.
Mid-Atlantic orchard monitoring guide and training program; USDA Extension Service - $58,000, 1992-1993.
Fruit schools and grower meetings; Orchard support industries - $4,800, 1992-1996.
Insect and mite control on apple and peach; Chemical companies - $141,250, 1992-1996.
Alternative pest control strategies for the production of apples for processing; National Research Initiative, Competitive Grants Program, USDA-CSRS - $73,000, 1994-1997.
Assessment of alternative and conventional IPM strategies for the production of apples for processing; Northeast IPM Special Grant Program, USDA-CSREES - $31,000, 1995-1998.
Awards and Honors:
Gamma Sigma Delta (1985)
Gamma Sigma Delta Junior Faculty Certificate of Merit (1985)
Epsilon Sigma Phi (1986)
West Virginia Governor's Award for Energy Innovation (1987)
Board Certified Entomologist, Entomological Society of America (1992-present)
Epsilon Sigma Phi, Environmental Stewardship Extension Team Award (1993)
Refereed Publications in Scientific Journals (past five years):
Hogmire, H.W., M.W. Brown, J.J. Schmitt, and T.M. Winfield. 1992. Population development and insecticide susceptibility of apple aphid and spirea aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) on apple. J. Entomol. Sci. 27: 113-119.
Hogmire, H.W., M.J. Wimmer, V.L. Crim, R.M. Welker, E. Wentz, and R.R. Smith. 1992. Influence of tree growth on spray chemical deposits on peach leaves. J. Agric. Sci. 118: 77-81.
Rock, G.C., R.E. Stinner, J.E. Bacheler, L.A. Hull, and H.W. Hogmire, Jr. 1993. Predicting geographical and within-season variation in male flights of four fruit pests. Environ. Entomol. 22(4): 716-725.
Hogmire, H.W. and A.R. Biggs. 1994. Reduced pesticide programme for peach based on tree phenology. Crop Protection 13: 277-280.
Biggs, A.R., J.B. Kotcon, T.A. Baugher, A.R. Collins, D.M. Glenn, H.W. Hogmire, R.E. Byers, A.J. Sexstone, and G.W. Lightner. 1994. Comparison of corn and fescue rotations on pathogenic nematodes, nematode biocontrol agents, and soil structure and fertility on an apple replant site. J. Sustain. Agric. 4:39-56.
Biggs, A.R., J.B. Kotcon, T.A. Baugher, A.R. Collins, D.M. Glenn, H.W. Hogmire, R.E. Byers, A.J. Sexstone, and G.W. Lightner. 1994. The West Virginia University ecosystem project for processing apples: comparisons among Liberty, Golden Delicious, York and Fuji in the first year of growth. Fruit Var. J. 48:37.
Brown, M.W., J.J. Schmitt, S. Ranger, and H.W. Hogmire. 1994. Yield reduction in apple by edaphic woolly apple aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) populations. J. Econ. Entomol. 88(1): 127-133.
Peterson, D.L. and H.W. Hogmire. 1994. Tunnel sprayer for dwarf fruit trees. Transactions of the ASAE 37: 709-715.
Brown, M.W., H.W. Hogmire, and J.J. Schmitt. 1995. Competitive displacement of apple aphid by spirea aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) on apple as mediated by human activities. Environ. Entomol. 24(6): 1581-1591.
Day, M.L., H.W. Hogmire, and M.W. Brown. 1995. Biology and management of rose leafhopper (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) on apple in West Virginia. J. Econ. Entomol. 88(4): 1012-1016.
Peterson, D.L. and H.W. Hogmire. 1995. Evaluation of tunnel sprayer systems for dwarf fruit trees. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 11(6): 817-821.
Baugher, T.A., H.W. Hogmire, A.R. Biggs, G.W. Lightner, S.I. Walter, D.W. Leach, and T. Winfield. 1996. Packout audits of apples from five orchard management systems. HortTechnology 6(1): 34-41.
Day, M.L., H.W. Hogmire, and M.W. Brown. 1996. Reproductive potential and development of rose leafhopper, Edwardsiana rosae (L.), (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) at constant temperatures on apple. J. Entomol. Sci. 31(4): 427-431.
Biggs, A.R., T.A. Baugher, J.B. Kotcon, D.M. Glenn, A.R. Collins, A.J. Sexstone, H.W. Hogmire, R.E. Byers, and G.W. Lightner. 1997. Growth, establishment and nitrogen utilization of four apple cultivars following rotation with corn or killed sod. Amer. J. Alt. Agric. 7: (in press).
Hogmire, H.W. and D.L. Peterson. 1997. Pest control on dwarf apples with a tunnel sprayer. Crop Protection 16(4):365-369.
Mid-Atlantic Orchard Monitoring Guide. 1995. Hogmire, H.W., Editor. NRAES-75. Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service. Ithaca, NY. 361 pp.