Angelica is an Entomologist / IPM Specialist with Bugs for Bugs. Angelica works with growers and agronomists to develop practical IPM programs, helping them reduce their reliance on pesticides and optimise their pest management results. Armed with an infectious enthusiasm for entomology, she offers IPM training and product support to Bugs for Bugs customers across Australia and leads the company’s team of technical advisors.
Prior to joining Bugs for Bugs, she worked as an independent IPM advisor, delivering a variety of projects aimed at increasing uptake of IPM in crops ranging from intensive horticulture to broad acre. She holds bachelor degrees in Agricultural Science and International Development from La Trobe University, where she now lectures in entomology and plant protection. In 2018 she received the “Researcher of the Year” award from the South Australian vegetable industry.