Full Name
Héctor Cárcamo
Job Title
Senior Research Scientist
Farm Name / Company
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge
Speaker Bio
Héctor Cárcamo is a Senior Research Scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at the Lethbridge Research and Development Centre. For the past 24 years he has been researching management strategies for insect pests of field crops, including canola, cereals, forages, and pulses. These strategies include validation of economic thresholds, and development and integration of biological and cultural control approaches with chemical control to improve the sustainability of crop production. He is also interested in biodiversity conservation studies, and the role of natural enemies in contributing to pest management. Héctor holds a PhD from the University of Calgary and MSc and BSc degrees from the University of Alberta.
Héctor Cárcamo