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The Shelton lab is part of Cornell University’s Department of Entomology and is located about 50 miles from the main campus at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, NY in the heart of the Finger Lakes.

For more details on specific projects, including the genetically engineered diamondback moth project,  explore the information under the other headings. For all media inquiries, please contact assistant dean Samara Sit at samara.sit@cornell.edu.

We invite you to explore this website to gain a better understanding of who we are and what we do. Our program is diverse and focuses on many different insect species and their interactions with agriculture, and communicating this information to growers, scientists, the general public and regulators. We work in basic and applied aspects of entomology, but always with the vision of improving food security and the environmental footprint of agriculture.

Biology, ecology and management of insect pests affectiing vegetables and other crops