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G. Christopher Cutler

Associate Professor

Department of Environmental Sciences

Email: chris.cutler@dal.ca
Phone: 902.896.2471
Mailing Address: 
Department of Environmental Sciences
Agricultural Campus
PO Box 550
Truro, NS, B2N 5E3
 
Research Topics:
  • Pollinator risk assessment
  • Insect toxicology
  • Conservation biological control
  • Wild pollinator and natural enemy ecology
  • Hormesis

Teaching

  • BIOL-3000-A General Entomology
  • ENVS-4002-A Economic Entomology
  • AGRI-5700 Graduate Communications (lectures on philosophy of science)

Research Interests

  • Pollinator risk assessment
  • Insect toxicology
  • Conservation biological control
  • Wild pollinator and natural enemy ecology
  • Hormesis

Publications

Cutler GC, Purdy J, Giesy JP, Solomon KR. 2014. Risk to     pollinators from the use of chlorpyrifos in North America. Rev Environ Contam Toxicol 231:219-265

Ayyanath MM, Cutler GC, Scott-Dupree CD, Sibley PK. 2013. Transgenerational shifts in reproduction hormesis in green peach aphid exposed to low concentrations of imidacloprid. Plos One 8: e74532

De Silva ECA, Silk PJ, Mayo P, Hillier NK, MaGee D, Cutler GC. 2013. Identification of the sex pheromone of blueberry spanworm Itame argillacearia (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). J Chem Ecol 39: 1169-1181

Cutler GC. 2013. Insects, insecticides and hormesis: evidence and considerations for study. Dose Response 11: 154-177 (Invited Review).

Cutler GC, Renkema JM, Majka CG, Sproule JM. 2012. Distribution and abundance of Carabidae in Nova Scotia wild blueberry fields.  Can Entomol 144: 779-791.

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