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Gail Langellotto received her B.S. in biology and M.S. and Ph.D. in entomology, all from the University of Maryland. Upon graduation, she completed her Post-Doctoral training in entomology at UC Davis. Her first faculty position was as an Assistant Professor of Biology at Fordham University, in the Bronx.

Currently, she is a Professor of Horticulture at Oregon State University, where she also coordinates the statewide Extension Master Gardener Program and serves as the principle investigator for the Garden Ecology Lab. Her research and extension program are focused on developing a better understanding of how to design and manage gardens and other urban greenspaces to promote ecosystem services in urban and suburban landscapes.

Content by Gail Langellotto


Jan 2019
Research on Garden Bees At least 213 bee species have been collected from a garden. Urban areas often have more bee species than natural or agriculture areas. In urban areas, gardens promote bee abundance and diversity. Gardens may filter bees: gardens have fewer andrenids (spring-foraging bees), fewer soil-nesting bees, more cavity nesting bees. Urban areas filter bees: favors ...

By Gail Langellotto | Article

Honey Bees & Pollinator Health

Apr 2019
A list of resources about honey bees, beekeeping, and pollinator health.

By Ramesh Sagili, Andony Melathopoulos, Gail Langellotto | Collection

Bees in the Garden: Update from the OSU Garden Ecology Lab

Dec 2018
This webinar is part of the 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension.

By Gail Langellotto | Video

Japanese Beetles in Oregon

Apr 2017
Japanese beetle (JB) is a destructive insect moving its way west across the U.S. It first arrived on the East Coast in 1916 and has since established throughout the eastern, midwestern, and southeastern United States. JB has recently been found in Washington County, Oregon. It is important that the public take part in early detection to prevent its spread. This publication includes information on identification, life cycle and scouting, damage, control measures, and how to report a suspected JB.

By Rachel Suits, Heather Stoven, Gail Langellotto | OSU Extension Catalog

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