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Susan Whitehead

408 Latham Hall (MC 0309)
220 Ag Quad Lane
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Assistant Professor

Dr. Whitehead studies interactions between plants and other organisms, including herbivores, seed dispersers, seed predators, and microbes, particularly:

  1. Plant evolutionary responses to multi-species interactions
  2. Chemical ecology of seed dispersal and fruit defense
  3. Domestication and plant defense
  4. Agricultural applications of chemical ecology

Research Interests

Evolutionary Ecology of Plant Interactions