William B Showers

Professor Emeritus
William B. Showers

Dr. Showers' research was on the impact of dispersal, diapause, mating strategies, population genetics and landscape on management of insect pests of corn. He was project leader of Insect Ecology at the USDA-ARS Corn Insects Research Unit, 1970 to 1992. He continued these studies for the experiment station until his retirement in 1995.

Area of Expertise: 
Ecology of Corn Insects
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1970