Dr. Xavier Martini

Assistant Professor, Entomology

Dr. Martini is an Assistant Professor at the North Florida Research and Education Center with a background in entomology, chemical ecology, insect behavior and integrated pest management of insect pests and natural enemies. Dr. Martini is particularly interested in the use of semiochemicals to manipulate insect behavior and in the study of insect movement and foraging strategies. Dr. Martini is conducting research projects involving phytopathogen vectors of ornamental plants, vegetables and forest trees.