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Sterling Southern

Philip Morris Professor Emeritus

Tobacco IPM

Gardner Hall 4308



Currently working on revision of leafhoppers in genus Empoasca (Homoptera: Cicadellidae)

Major Publications

  • Southern, P. S. 2001. Steps to Effective Insect Management. Pages 118-139 In Flue-Cured Tobacco Information 2002. N. C. Coop. Ext. Serv. AG-187. Southern, P. S. 2001. Protecting People and the Environment when Choosing and Using Pesticides. Pages 163-169 In: Flue-Cured Tobacco Information 2002. N. C. Coop. Ext. Serv. AG-187 (revision).
  • Moore, J. Michael and P. S. Southern. 2001. Complying With the Worker Protection Standard. Pages 148-157 In: Flue-cured Tobacco Information 2002. N. C. Coop. Ext. Serv. AG-187 (revision).
  • Southern, P. S. 2001. Insect Management. Pages 56-72 In: Burley Tobacco Information 2001. N. C. Coop. Ext. Serv. AG-376 (revision).
  • Sorenson, C. E., P. S. Southern & W.D. Smith. 1999. Phytotoxicity Resulting from the Use of Imidacloprid and Other Pesticides in the Tobacco Greenhouse, Tobacco Science. 43:7-14.
    Harlow, C. D., P. S. Southern & E. P. Lampert. 1991. Geographic Distribution of Two Color Forms of the Tobacco Aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) in North Carolina. Journal of Economic Entomology 84: 1175-1179.
  • Southern, P. S. 1982. A Taxonomic Study of the Leafhopper Genus Empoasca (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) in Eastern Peru. North Carolina Agricultural Research Service Tech. Bul. 272. 194 pp.


B.S, Davidson College (1967)
Ph.D, North Carolina State University (1978)