Entomology contacts

DAF Field crops entomology team

Dr Melina Miles
Principal Entomologist & Team Leader (Grains Lead)
Toowoomba
[email protected]
Ph: 4529 4169

Dr Paul Grundy
Principal Research Scientist, Crop Protection and Farming Systems (Cotton Lead)
Toowoomba
[email protected]
Ph: 4529 4133

Dr Richard Sequeira
Principal Research Scientist
Emerald
[email protected]
Ph: 4991 0810

Hugh Brier
Senior Entomologist (Summer pulses)
Kingaroy
[email protected]
Ph: 4182 1840

Dr Jamie Hopkinson
Entomologist (Insecticide resistance and natural enemies)
Toowoomba
[email protected]
Ph: 4529 4152

Trevor Volp
Entomologist
Toowoomba
[email protected]
Ph: 4529 4180

Tonia Grundy
Extension Officer (multimedia)
Toowoomba
[email protected]
Ph: 4529 4108

Adam Quade
Technical Officer
Toowoomba
[email protected]
Ph: 4529 4248

Other DAF technical staff:

  • Toowoomba: Jacob Balzer, Leisa Bradburn
  • Emerald: Gail Spargo

Stored grains extension

Philip Burrill
Senior Development Agronomist, Postharvest Grain Protection
Warwick
Ph: 1800 WEEVIL (1800 933 845)

NSW DPI Entomology

Dr Zorica Duric
Professional Officer, Field Crop Entomology
Tamworth
Ph: 02 6763 1154

 

The DAF field crops entomology team has won several industry awards, including:

  • GRDC Seed of Light (2004): David Murray (former team leader) and Melina Miles
  • GRDC Seed of Light (2014): Hugh Brier
  • Summer Grains Industry award (2016): Hugh Brier
  • Cotton Researcher of the year (2017): Paul Grundy (with Stephen Yeates, CSIRO)