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Professor Rosemary Collier (Associate Board Member)

Professor of Integrated Pest Management

Rosemary works closely with the CEIA and provides applied horticultural R&D and industry expertise to the Board.


Her academic research focuses on the development and application of Integrated Pest Management strategies for horticultural crops. She is interested in the wider aspects of food production and consumption and is involved in a range of interdisciplinary projects associated with food and food security.


Rosemary is an Academic Lead for the Warwick Global Research Priority (GRP) on Food (read more), a member of the Royal Horticultural Society Science Committee, the UK Insecticide Resistance Action Group, and the European Vegetable Research Institutes Network (EUVRIN).

Key papers

  • Pope, Harley, de Frece, Annabel, Wells, Rebecca, Borrelli, Rosina, Ajates, Raquel, Arnall, Alex, Blake, Lauren J., Dadios, Nikolaos, Hasnain, Saher, Ingram, John, Reed, Kelly, Sykes, Roger, Whatford, Louise, White, Rebecca, Collier, Rosemary, Häsler, Barbara, 2021. Developing a functional food systems literacy for interdisciplinary dynamic learning networks. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 5

  • Wainwright, Charlotte, Jenkins, Sascha, Wilson, Daniel, Elliott, Marian S, Jukes, Andrew, Collier, Rosemary, 2020. Phenology of the Diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella) in the UK and provision of decision support for brassica growers. Insects, 11 (2)

  • Menary, Jonathan, Seers, Kate, Collier, Rosemary, 2019. Innovation in the UK fresh produce sector : identifying systemic problems and the move towards systemic facilitation. Agricultural Systems, 176

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