BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - 65The award recognizes outstanding extension, research, and teaching contributions in urban entomology. It was presented on Nov. 12 at the 60th annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Knoxville, Tenn.
Henderson has conducted research on various urban pests, including ants, cockroaches, bed bugs, ticks and fleas. However, his main research focus is on termites, especially Formosan subterranean termites.
The award cited his involvement in developing and testing baits, monitors and new insecticides.
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