Faculty & Staff

Angus L. Catchot Jr.

Extension Professor
Discipline: Entomology

Specialty: Row Crop Entomology
Email: acatchot@entomology.msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325-2085
Fax: (662) 325-8837
Office Location: Clay Lyle Entomology Building, Room 103

Mailing Address
Box 9775
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Physical Address
100 Old Hwy. 12
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Mississippi Crop Situation Blog


  • Ph.D., Mississippi State University
  • M.S., Mississippi State University
  • B.S., Mississippi State University

Extension Efforts

  • IPM in row crops including cotton, soybeans, corn, wheat, and grain sorghum

Recent Publications

  • Gore, J., D.R. Cook, A.L. Catchot, F.R. Musser, S.D. Stewart, B.R. Leonard, G. Lorenz, G. Studebaker, D.S. Akin, K. Tindall, and R. Jackson. 2013. Impact of twospotted spider mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) infestation timing on cotton yields. Journal of Cotton Science 17:34-39. Download
  • Gore, J., A.L. Catchot, F.R. Musser, J.K. Greene, B.R. Leonard, D.R. Cook, G.L. Snodgrass, R. Jackson. 2012. Development of a plant-based threshold for tarnished plant bug (hemiptera: Miridae) in cotton. Journal of Economic Entomology 105(6):2007-2014. Download
  • Musser, F.R., A.L. Catchot, J. Davis, D.A. Herbert, B.R. Leonard, G. Lorenz, J.T. Reed, D.D. Reisig, S.D. Stewart. 2012. 2011 soybean insect losses in the southern US. Midsouth Entomologist 5:11-22. Download
  • Musser, F.R., K.S. Knighten, J.F. Smith, A.L. Catchot. 2012. Pyrethroid insecticide tolerance in bean leaf beetle, Cerotoma trifurcata in the Mississippi Delta. Pest Management Science 68:658-662. Download
  • Siebert, M.W., J. Thomas, S.P. Nolting, B.R. Leonard, J. Gore, A.L. Catchot, G. Lorenz, S.D. Stewart, D.R. Cook, L.C. Walton, R.B. Lassiter, R.A. Haygood, and J.D. Siebert. 2012. Field evaluations of sulfoxaflor, a novel insecticide, against tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) in cotton. Journal of Cotton Science 16:129-143. Download