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Cynthia A. Atterholt

Cynthia Atterholt


Department of Chemistry and Physics
Associate Professor, Environmental Chemistry

Phone: 828-227-3676
Office Address: 407 Stillwell Science Building


Ph.D., University of California

M.B.A., Winthrop University

B.S., Kent State University

Areas of Interest:

Professional interests include the health and safety of agricultural workers and food consumers through research of safe alternatives to pesticides—controlled release insect pheromones to disrupt mating.

Selected Publications:

De Lame, F. M., Miller, J. R., Atterholt, C. A., & Gut, L. J. (2007). Development and Evaluation of an Emulsified Paraffin Wax Dispenser for Season-Long Mating Disruption of Grapholita molesta in Commercial Peach Orchards. Journal of Economic Entomology, 100(4), 1316–1327.

Meissner, H. E., Atterholt, C. A., Walgenbach, J. F., & Kennedy, G. G. (2000). Comparison of Pheromone Application Rates, Point Source Densities, and Dispensing Methods for Mating Disruption of Tufted Apple Bud Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 93(3), 820–827.

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