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Peter Mayo

Insect Chemical Ecology
Atlantic Forestry Centre
1350 Regent Street, P.O. Box 4000
Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5P7

Tel.: (506) 452-3354



  • Development and implementation of environmentally-sound pest management strategies for insect pests
  • Identification and testing of semiochemicals
  • Chemical synthesis of pheromone candidates

Areas of interest:

  • Chemical ecology
  • Organic synthesis
  • Pheromone production

Current Research Projects

  • Integrated Pest Management
  • – Pest management tools for the balsam gall midge
  • Forest Alien Invasive Species
– Brown spruce longhorn beetle and emerald ash borer semiochemistry


  • B.Sc. in Chemistry (1998) University of New Brunswick
  • Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry (2003) University of Guelph


  • Canadian Institute for chemistry – member