Dr. Rafia Khan,
Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist at Texas A&M AgriLife
Rafia A. Khan, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension center, Overton. Her primary responsibility is to provide leadership, applied research, and Extension programming focused on commercial ornamental nursery crops, and residential ornamental and turfgrass integrated pest management. Nursery industry is an economic and growing industry in East Texas and growers need help to manage their pest problems. She is working on some important pests of ornamental pests like thrips, mealy bugs, Crape Myrtle bark scales, European pepper moth and their management.
Texas A&M AgriLife ... Urban agriculture & forestry, water & land resources, healthy living
The Texas A&M AgriLife Center at Dallas is a scientific research campus and headquarters for public teaching. Texas A&M AgriLife researchers and extension specialists at Dallas work to advance three areas: urban agriculture and forestry, water and land resources, and healthy living.