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Gail Langellotto

Master Gardener Statewide Coordinator

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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

Garden Ecology Lab shares research-based information for home and community gardens

Launched in 2017, it’s the first lab in the United States wholly focused on socio-ecological research in home and community gardens.

Gail Langellotto | Oct 2020 | Impact story

Asian Giant Hornet: A potential threat to honeybee colonies in Oregon

The Asian giant hornet was detected in British Columbia and Washington in 2019. This publication outlines identification, life cycle, and predatory habits of the Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia) for beekeepers. It also provides...

Ellen Topitzhofer, Chris Hedstrom, Andony Melathopoulos, Silvia I. Rondon, Gail Langellotto, Ramesh Sagili | Sep 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

Updates from the OSU Garden Ecology Lab (2020 edition!)

In this webinar you will be updated on the very latest research coming out of the OSU Garden Ecology Lab.

Gail Langellotto, Brooke Edmunds | Mar 2020 | Video

Enhancing Urban and Suburban Landscapes to Protect Pollinators

The way we garden and manage the landscapes of the Northwest can help promote the health of bees, butterflies and other insects. Homeowners, gardeners, landscape professionals and volunteer groups all can work to attract a wide ...

Andony Melathopoulos, Neil Bell, Signe Danler, Amy Jo Detweiler, Gail Langellotto, Nicole Sanchez, Heather Stoven | Jun 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

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