Dr. Jeremy K. Greene

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Professor of Entomology, Soils & Plant Sciences
Research-Extension Entomologist

Focus Area



BS - College of Charleston - Biology - 1991
MS - Clemson University - Entomology - 1995
PhD - Clemson University - Entomology - 1998

Current Research Project

Management Strategies for Arthropod Pests of Cotton

Current Grants

  • Natural Enemies of Stink Bugs: How Important are They?
  • Systems Study of Precision-Applied Furrow Nematicide/Insecticide with Uniform Seed Treatment Adoption in Cotton
  • Developing Sensor-Based Technology for Remote Detection of Stink Bugs in Cotton
  • Laboratory Evaluation of Insecticides for Control of Stink Bugs and Detection of Potential Tolerance Development
  • Optimizing Insect Management Strategies for Soybeans in South Carolina
  • Characterization of Volatiles Emitted by Cotton Plants in Response to Feeding Injury by Stink Bugs and Improvement of Electronic Chemical Sensors for Non-Destructive Sampling of Bolls
  • Border Applications of Insecticide to Manage Stink Bugs in Cotton
  • Farmscape Ecology and Control of Stink Bugs
  • Field Guide to Stink Bugs of Agricultural Importance in the Upper Southern Region and Mid-Atlantic States
  • Cotton IPM Grant
  • Extension IPM Grant

Selected Publications

  • Toews, M. D., E. L. Blinka, J. W. Van Duyn, D. A. Herbert , J. S. Bacheler, P. M. Roberts, and J. K. Greene.  2009.  "Fidelity of external boll feeding lesions to internal damage for assessing stink bug damage in cotton."  J. Econ. Entomol.  102(3): 1344-1351.
  • Smith, J. F., R. G. Luttrell, and J. K. Greene.  2009.  "Seasonal abundance, species composition, and population dynamics of stink bugs in production fields of early and late soybean in south Arkansas."  J. Econ. Entomol. 102(1): 229-236.
  • Smith, J. F., R. G. Luttrell, and J. K. Greene.  2008.  "Early-season soybean as a trap crop for stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Arkansas’ changing system of soybean production."  Environ. Entomol.  Environ. Entomol. 38(2): 450-458.
  • Bryant, K. J., J. M. Reeves, R. L. Nichols, J. K. Greene, C. H. Tingle, G. E. Studebaker, F. M. Bourland, C. D. Capps, Jr., and F. E. Groves.  2008.  "Valuing transgenic cotton technologies using a risk/return framework."  J. Agric. and App. Econ. 40(3): 767-775.
  • Young, S. Y., J. K. Greene, and G. M. Lorenz.  2008.  "Damage to soybean by Acrosternum hilare (Say) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)."  J. Entomol. Sci. 43(3): 257-267.
  • Smith, J. F., R. G. Luttrell, and J. K. Greene.  2008.  "Seasonal abundance of stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) and other polyphagous species in a multi-crop environment in south Arkansas."  J. Entomol. Sci. 43(1): 1-12.
  • Musser, F., S. Stewart, R. Bagwell, G. Lorenz, A. Catchot, E. Burris, D. Cook, J. Robbins, J. Greene, G. Studebaker and J. Gore.  2007.  "Comparison of direct and indirect sampling methods for tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) in flowering cotton."  J. Econ. Entomol. 100(6): 1916-1923.
  • Greene, J. K., C. S. Bundy, P. M. Roberts, and B. R. Leonard.  2006.  Identification and management of common boll-feeding bugs in cotton.  Bulletin 158, 28 pp.  http://www.clemson.edu/psapublishing/Pages/Entom/EB158.pdf
  • McPherson, R. M. and J. K. Greene.  2006.  "Stink bugs in small grains (chapter)."  ESA Handbook of Small Grain Insects, Eds. G. D. Buntin, K. Pike, M. Weiss, and J. Webster.  144 pp.  ISBN: 0-9776209-1-3.
  • Buntin, G. D. and J. K. Greene.  2004.  "Abundance and species composition of stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Georgia winter wheat."  J. Entomol. Sci. 39(2): 287-290.
  • Greene, J. K., S. G. Turnipseed, M. J. Sullivan, and O. L. May.  2001.  "Treatment thresholds for stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in cotton."  J. Econ. Entomol. 94(2): 403-409.
  • Greene, J. K., S. G. Turnipseed, M. J. Sullivan, and G. A. Herzog.  1999.  "Boll damage by southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) caged on transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis cotton."  J. Econ. Entomol. 92(4): 941-944.

Contact Information

Edisto Research & Education Center
64 Research Rd.
Blackville, SC 29817

Phone: (803) 284-3343, ext. 245
Fax: (803) 284-3684