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Dr. Ian Newton

Principal Research Scientist - CSIRO Nutrition and Health

Ian is a Senior Entomologist based in Mareeba, North Queensland. He has a PhD in entomology and over 20 years experience as an applied entomologist.

He has worked for Universities, CSIRO, the QLD State Government and the private sector on a wide range of horticultural and field crops and pests. Dr Newton has extensive knowledge and experience in IPM research; most recently, he has worked on the Fall Armyworm response and has found a number of Australian endemic parasitoids and pathogens.