Juliet D. Tang
Juliet D. TangDurability and Wood Protection Research
Research Forest Products Technologist
201 Lincoln Green
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- Green building solutions
- Discovery of novel wood protection biocides
- Biotic controls of coarse woody debris decomposition
Advancing wood protection through basic research on the "Omics" of wood decomposition
Insecticide resistance managementGenetics of insecticide resistanceMechanisms of disease resistance in plants
- Mississippi State University, Ph.D. Forest Resources Omics of brown rot decay , 2011
- University of Massachusetts, M.S. Entomology Physiology of pheromone production , 1986
- University of Massachusetts, B.S. Zoology Cum laude , 1981
- Mississippi State University, Adjunct Faculty
- Entomological Society of America, Member
- International Research Group on Wood Protection, Member
- American Wood Protection Association, Member
- Mississippi Entomological Association, Member
|Publication Year: 2019|
Highlight ID: 1332
|Going Big with Mass Timber Protection|
Researchers are leading efforts to better understand mass timber as a next generation building material and provide safe effective protection strategies to ensure public safety and responsible forest stewardship. ...
|Publication Year: 2018|
Highlight ID: 1305
|Giving Termites "Stomach Aches"|
Chitosan can be used to upset the microbial imbalance in the termite hindgut, leading to the establishment of three different bacterial pathogens. ...
|Publication Year: 2017|
Highlight ID: 1279
|Assessing termite impact on cross-laminated timber panels|
Forest Service and Mississippi State University researchers are in the process of determining the impact of termites found in the Southeastern U.S. on cross-laminated timber (CLT), a mass timber product entering the tall building construction market. ...
Highlight ID: 1278
|Eco-friendly biopesticide protects wood from termites by affecting their hindgut symbionts|
Chitosan kills termites by targeting their hindgut protists rather than the termite itself. ...
Highlight ID: 1286
|Rational approach for discovering new, targeted biocides for wood protection|
Forest Service researchers used a rational approach based on gene expression studies to identify a novel application of a fungicide for use in copper-based wood preservative systems. ...
|Publication Year: 2015|
Highlight ID: 616
|A Knowledge-based Approach for Developing Green Building Solutions|
Scientists are using gene discovery to accelerate their understanding of copper tolerance in wood decay fungi and create green solutions for wood protection. ...
Highlight ID: 603
|USFS Termiticide Report for 2014|
The most recent efficacy data for termiticides currently on the market were reported as part of the USDA Forest Service Termiticide Testing Program. This report allows consumers and applicators nationwide to examine the relative performance of these ...
|There’s a Superhero Beneath Your Feet|
Imagine a trail dipping below a steep valley edge surrounded by lush, verdant greens. A brook chatters below and in its soft watery tones invites hikers to a moment of relaxation and communion. The breeze is soft and sweet as the leaf canopy dances in unison overhead. It is idyllic and accessib...