Erin Jones

Erin Jones Research Assistant

A.S.S., Applied Science, South Plains College, 2003
B.S., Plant, Soil and Environmental Science, West Texas A&M University, 2006

Texas A&M AgriLife Research
6500 Amarillo Blvd W
Amarillo, TX 79106
Phone: (806)354-5800
Email Erin

Experience
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Field Assistant May 2009- Aug 2009

Texas A&M AgriLife Research Jul. 2006 – May 2009
Texas A&M University System
Agricultural Research Technician

Texas AgriLife Research Dec. 2005 – Jun. 2006
Texas A&M University System
Student Technician

West Texas A&M University Jun. 2004 – Oct. 2004
Integrated Pest Management Department
Agricultural Student Technician

Member
Entomological Society of America

Honors
Dean’s List 2002-2003
Outstanding Senior in Plant, Soil and Environmental Science

Agriculture related experience
Designing and executing soil conservation lab experiments
Soil sampling and analysis
Identification of plants and insect in the Texas plains area
Vegetation survey techniques
Experimental Design

Publications
G. Michels Jr., Carney V. A., Jones E. N., and Pollock D. A. (2009). Species Diversity and Qualitative Assessment of Ground Beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in Three Riparian Habitats. Submitted to Environmental Entomology.

P. Dalin, Bean D., Dudley T., Thompson D., Gardner K., Jones E., Michels G, Carney V, O’Meara S., Eberts D., Kazmer D. (2009). Seasonal adaptations in four biotypes of the leaf beetle Diorhabda elongata inform selection of biocontrol agents against saltcedar (Tamarix spp.). In preparation for Ecological Applications.

E. N. Jones, G. J. Michels Jr., H. L. Lindon. (2008). Biological Control of Saltcedar in the Texas Panhandle: 2008 Update A report to the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority and the National Park Service.

G. Michels Jr., Carney V., Jurovich D., Kassymzhanova-Mirik S., Jones E., Bible J., Blakeslee S., Baker Q., and Harrington E. (2007). Biological Control Noxious Weeds on Federal Installations in Colorado and Wyoming. Report to USFWS,DOD, and other federal shareholders.

E. Jones, Michels, G. Jr., Carney V. (2007). Biological control of saltcedar in the Texas Panhandle: 2007. A report to the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority and the National Park Service.

G. Michels, Jr., Carney V., Jones E. (2006). Biological control of saltcedar in the Texas Panhandle: 2006 Update. A report to the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority and the National Park Service.

G. Michels, Jr., Jones E., Carney V. (2007). Saltcedar biological control program. (Brochure). Texas Agricultural Experiment Station.

G. Michels, Jr., Carney V., Jurovich D., Jones E. (2006). Biological control of noxious weeds on federal installations in Colorado and Wyoming. Report to USFWS,DOD, and other federal shareholders.

Communications
E. Jones
. (2009). What are bugs? Presented to a first grade elementary class in Dumas, TX on February 26, 2009.

E. Jones, G. Michels, Jr. (2008). Saltcedar Biological Control in the Texas Panhandle. Presented at the High Plains Bush Management Symposium October 15, 2008.

E. Jones, G. Michels, Jr., Carney V., (2008). Saltcedar Biological Control Activities in the Texas Panhandle in 2007. Presented at the Saltcedar biological control consortium: Texas, New Mexico, Mexico Meeting on March 8, 2008.

G. Michels, Jr., V. Carney, E. Jones. (2007). Comparative lifehistories of two Diorhabda spp. saltcedar bio-agents released in the Texas Panhandle . Entomological Society of America National Meeting. San Diego, CA. December 9-13, 2007.

G. Michels, Jr., Jones E., Carney V. (2007). Saltcedar biocontrol project and Diorhabda spp. studies at Lake Meredith and surrounding areas. Presented at the Arkansas River Shiner Management Plan Logan, NM to Lake Meredith Meeting November 1, 2007.

E. Jones, G. Michels, Jr., Carney V., (2007). Saltcedar biocontrol activities and Diorhabda spp. studies in the Texas Panhandle. Presented at the Saltcedar biological control consortium: Texas, New Mexico, Mexico Meeting on March 6, 2007.

G. Michels, Jr., Carney V., Jones E. (2006). Carabid beetles as indicators of variation in riparian habitats: A preliminary look. Presented at 55th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Branch of the Enological Society of America and the Annual Meeting of the Society of Southwestern Entomologists on February 21, 2007.

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