2012 New York Pest Expo Speakers: Dr. ElRay Roper

Posted: October 12, 2012 in New York Pest Expo
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Join us in welcoming Dr. ElRay Roper, Syngenta. This is Dr. Roper’s first appearance as a speaker at the New York Pest Expo and we are looking forward to his presentation Pest Ants: Easy to Kill – Hard to Control. This presentation will be a review of basic ant biology and colony organization. We will highlight the principal species common to the Northeast United States. We will also explore strategies for their control.

Dr. Roper is a Senior Technical Representative with Syngenta.   He received his PhD in Urban Entomolgy from North Carolina State University. After starting his career as a researcher and instructor at NCSU, he joined Syngenta in 1986. He provides technical support for Syngenta’s products through development, testing, preparation of technical literature and training.

Next week, please check in with us here at The Center or on our Facebook page to meet some of our exhibitors!

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