Vincent Hervet, Ph.D.

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Research scientist (entomology)

Detection, prevention and control of stored product insects. 

Current research and/or projects

Biolog and control of the bean weevil (Acanthoscelides obtectus).

Monitoring of insect species occuring in farm grain bins on the Canadian Prairies. 

Ecology of parasitoids associated with stored product insects. 

Insects affecting stored canola seeds.


Education and awards

PhD Biology, University of Lethbridge, 2017

IOBC Robert J. O'Neil Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award, 2016

ESC Service Award, Secretary, 2017 – 2018

Key publications

  1. Hervet V, Douglas H (2018) First report of parasitoids associated with the spotted asparagus beetle in North America. 58th Western Committee on crop pests. Loydminster AB. Oral presentation.

    2018 - View publication details

  2. Hervet, V.A.D., Laird, R.A., Floate, K.D. (2018). Siblicidal behaviour by larvae of the gregarious parasitoid Cotesia vanessae. Journal of Hymenoptera Research,(67), 55-62.

    2018 - View publication details

  3. Hervet, V.A.D., Murillo, H., Fernández-Triana, J.L., Shaw, M.R., Laird, R.A., Floate, K.D. (2014). First report of Cotesia vanessae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in North America. The Canadian Entomologist, [online] 146(5), 560-566.

    2014 - View publication details

  4. Cárcamo, H., Herle, C., Hervet, V. (2012). Greenhouse studies of thiamethoxam effects on pea leaf weevil, Sitona lineatus. Journal of Insect Science, [online] 12

    2012 - View publication details

Research facility

Route 100, Unit 100-101
Morden, MB R6M 1Y5


Entomological Society of Canada

Entomological Society of Manitoba

Entomological Society of America

International Organization for Biological Control - Nearctic Regional Section

International Organization for Biological Control - West Palearctic Regional Section