Dr. Meghan Vankosky

Image Meghan Vankosky
Research Scientist
  • Research in agricultural entomology, including integrated pest management of pulse and oilseed insects
  • Co-chair of the Prairie Pest Monitoring Network

Recherche et / ou projets en cours

  • Lutte intégrée contre les insectes ravageurs

  • Lutte biologique contre les insectes ravageurs au moyen de méthodes classiques et de méthodes de conservation

  • Comportement et écologie des insectes

  • Interactions insectes-plantes

 

Recent Publications:

Olfert, O., R.M. Weiss, D. Giffen, M.A. Vankosky. 2021. Modeling ecological dynamics of a major agricultural pest insect (Melanoplus sanguinipes; Orthoptera: Acrididae): a cohort-based approach incorporating the effects of weather on grasshopper development and abundance. Journal of Economic Entomology 114: 122-130. DOI: 10.1093/jee/toaa254

 

Campbell, E.O., J.R. Dupuis, J. Holowachuk, S. Hladun, M.A. Vankosky, B.A. Mori. 2020. Disjunction between canola distribution and the genetic structure of its recently described best, the canola flower midge (Contarinia brassicola). Ecology and Evolution 10: 13284-13296. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.6927

 

Olfert, O., R.M. Weiss, M. Vankosky, S. Hartley, J.F. Doane. 2020. Modelling the tri-trophic population dynamics of a host crop (Triticum aestivum; Poaceae), a  major pest insect (Sitodiplosis mosellana; Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), and a parasitoid of the pest species (Macroglenes penetrans; Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae): a cohort-based approach incorporating the effects of weather. The Canadian Entomologist 152: 311-329 DOI: 10.4039/tce.2020.17

 

Morley-Senkler, V., J. Williams, M.A. Vankosky. 2020. Effect of temperature, population density, and sex on feeding damage caused by adult pea leaf weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). The Canadian Entomologist 152: 159-168. DOI: 10.4039/tce.2019.76

 

Key publications

  1. Otani, J., Weiss, R., Giffen, D., Svendsen, E., Van Baal, F., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network “Weekly Update” Webpage-bulletin, August 20, 2020 edition (Issue 17). url: https://prairiepest.ca/2020/week-17/#post_9677 (retrieved 2020Jan06).

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  2. Weiss, R., Giffen, D., Trudel, S., Rounce, T., Otani, J., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network “Weekly Update” Webpage-bulletin, August 13, 2020 edition (Issue 16). url: https://prairiepest.ca/2020/week-16/#post_9478 (retrieved 2020Jan06)

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  3. Weiss, R., Trudel, S., Rounce, T., Otani, J., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network “Weekly Update” Webpage-bulletin, August 6, 2020 edition (Issue 15). url: https://prairiepest.ca/2020/week-15/#post_9326 (retrieved 2020Jan06).

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  4. Weiss, R., Trudel, S., Rounce, T., Otani, J., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network “Weekly Update” Webpage-bulletin, July 23, 2020 edition (Issue 13). url: https://prairiepest.ca/2020/week-13/#post_8877 (retrieved 2020Jan06).

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  5. Weiss, R., Trudel, S., Rounce, T., Otani, J., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network “Weekly Update” Webpage-bulletin, July 16, 2020 edition (Issue 12). url: https://prairiepest.ca/2020/week-12/#post_8649 (retrieved 2020Jan06).

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  6. Cross, B., Vankosky, M., Otani, J. 2020. Website helps monitor insect pests. Western Producer. url: https://www.producer.com/news/website-helps-monitor-insect-pests/ . Published July 10, 2020.

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  7. Otani, J., Weiss, R., Trudel, S., Rounce, T., Svendsen, E., Olfert, O., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network “Weekly Update” Webpage-bulletin, July 9, 2020 edition (Issue 11). url: https://prairiepest.ca/2020/week-11/#post_8573 (retrieved 2020Jan06).

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  8. Otani, J., E. Svendsen, O. Olfert, M. Vankosky. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network Website. url: https://prairiepest.ca/ . Edited by J. Otani. (Website made “Public” with first Weekly Update released 09Jul2020).

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  9. Otani, J., Weiss, R., Rounce, T., Trudel, S., Svendsen, E., Tansey, J., Turkington, T.K., Olfert, O., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network Weekly Update e-Bulletin July 2, 2020 edition. 2020 (10): 1-24. url: https://tinyurl.com/yywqjhgl

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  10. Otani, J., Weiss, R., Rounce, T., Trudel, S., Svendsen, E., Mori, B., Turkington, T.K., Olfert, O., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network Weekly Update e-Bulletin June 25, 2020 edition. 2020 (9): 1-24. url: https://tinyurl.com/yxeexc5n

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  11. Otani, J., Weiss, R., Rounce, T., Trudel, S., Svendsen, E., Evenden, M., Turkington, T.K., Olfert, O., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network Weekly Update e-Bulletin June 18, 2020 edition. 2020 (8): 1-25. url: https://tinyurl.com/y47gprto

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  12. Otani, J., Weiss, R., Rounce, T., Trudel, S., Svendsen, E., Gavloski, J., Turkington, T.K., Olfert, O., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network Weekly Update e-Bulletin June 11, 2020 edition. 2020 (7): 1-22. url: https://tinyurl.com/y3t5lrey

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  13. Otani, J., Weiss, R., Rounce, T., Trudel, S., Svendsen, E., Turkington, T.K., Olfert, O., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network Weekly Update e-Bulletin June 4, 2020 edition. 2020 (6): 1-21. url: https://tinyurl.com/y3wu8cvg

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  14. Otani, J., Weiss, R., Rounce, T., Trudel, S., Svendsen, E., Turkington, T.K., Olfert, O., Barkley, S., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network Weekly Update e-Bulletin May 28, 2020 edition. 2020 (5): 1-19. url: https://tinyurl.com/y5t4pbqx

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  15. Otani, J., Weiss, R., Rounce, T., Trudel, S., Svendsen, E., Turkington, T.K., Olfert, O., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network Weekly Update e-Bulletin May 21, 2020 edition. 2020 (4): 1-17. url: https://tinyurl.com/y32mmmo5

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  16. Otani, J., Weiss, R., Rounce, T., Trudel, S., Svendsen, E., Turkington, T.K., Olfert, O., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network Weekly Update e-Bulletin May 14, 2020 edition. 2020 (3): 1-19. url: https://tinyurl.com/yyhhcq3o

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  17. Otani, J., Weiss, R., Rounce, T., Svendsen, E., Olfert, O., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network Weekly Update e-Bulletin May 7, 2020 edition. 2020 (2): 1-15. url: https://tinyurl.com/yyo2mgzh

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  18. OTANI, J., E. Svendsen, O. Olfert, M. Vankosky. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network Blog. url: http://prairiepestmonitoring.blogspot.ca/ . Edited by J. Otani. (Last update to URL was 09Jul2020).

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  19. Otani, J., Weiss, R., Rounce, T., Olfert, O., Vankosky, M. 2020. Prairie Pest Monitoring Network Weekly Update e-Bulletin April 30, 2020 edition. 2020 (1): 1-11. url: https://tinyurl.com/y2ly9tcq

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  20. Sauter, J., Gavloski, J., Barkley, S., Meers, S., Vankosky, M., Otani, J., Catton, H., Mori, B., Wist, T., Carcamo, H., Tansey, J., Svendsen, E., Olfert, O. 2020. Beneficial arthropods: Field Heroes! 2020 Agronomy Update, Red Deer, Alberta, January 7-8, 2020. ~403 attendees

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Installation de recherche

107 Science Place
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0X2
Canada

Affiliations

Entomological Society of Canada

Entomological Society of Saskatchewan

Language

Anglais