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Matt Bertone

Matt Bertone

Director, Plant Disease and Insect Clinic Entomology & Plant
Street Address: 100 Derieux Place (Gardner Hall)
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695
Mailing Address: Campus Box 7613
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695

Job Description As the director and diagnostic entomologist with the NCSU Plant Disease and Insect Clinic, Matt Bertone focuses on tools and techniques for the identification of arthropods, especially insects. Identification services are vital for addressing client pest management issues, monitoring for invasive and emerging pest taxa, and providing accurate diagnoses and nomenclature for species involved in scientific research. In addition to these services, Matt provides training for state extension personnel to recognize a wide variety of arthropods, publishes new records and biological information on local arthropods, and augments the NCSU Insect Museum’s specimen holdings through the collection and curation of arthropods, among other activities.

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Cover photo for Wasps at Porch Lights

Wasps at Porch Lights

A European hornet worker (left) and a porch light attracting several of these wasps (right) In recent weeks we’ve been …

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Entomology & Plant Pathology
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