Sebe Brown

Title Assistant Professor
Department Central Region
E-mail SBrown@agcenter.lsu.edu
Address 1 8105 Tom Bowman Drive
Alexandria, LA 71302
Phone 318-473-6520
Fax 318-473-6503

B.S. – Entomology: Texas A&M University – 2009

M.S. – Entomology: Louisiana State University – 2012

Thesis: Evaluating the Efficacy of Methoxyfenozide on Louisiana, Texas and the Mid- Southern Soybean Looper Populations

PhD. – Entomology: Louisiana State University – 2017

Dissertation: Determining the Influence of Imidacloprid and Glufosinate Ammonium on the Population Dynamics of Twospotted Spider Mite Populations in Louisiana Cotton

2014. Title: Reevaluation of Threecornered Alalfa Hopper as a Pest of Soybean. Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board. Co-PI with Julien Beuzelin and David Kerns (35% fiscal management). Funded for $20,000 / $7,000.

2014. Title: Refining Field Corn and Grain Sorghum Insect Pest Management Strategies. Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board. PI with Julien Beuzelin and David Kerns .Funded for $21,200.

2014. Title: Optimizing Chemical Control Strategies for Louisiana Soybean Pests. Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board. PI with David Kerns Funded for $26,506.

2014. Title: Improving Selected Arthropod Pest Management Practices for Cotton. Cotton Incorporated – Core Initiatives. PI with David Kerns. Funded for $13,800.

2014. Title: Improving Selected Arthropod Pest Management Practices for Cotton. Cotton Incorporated – Louisiana State Support Committee. PI with David Kerns. Funded for $13,800.

2015. Title: Refining Field Corn and Grain Sorghum Insect Pest Management Strategies. Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board. PI with Julien Beuzelin David Kerns Funded for $4,459.

2015. Title: Reevaluation of Threecornered Alalfa Hopper as a Pest of Soybean. Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board. Co-PI with Julien Beuzelin and David Kerns (35% fiscal management). Funded for $19000 / $6,650.

2015. Title: Refining Soybean Insect IPM Strategies in LA. Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board. PI with David Kerns. Funded for $31,807

2015. Title: Updating Field Corn and Grain Sorghum IPM Recommendations. Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board. PI with David Kerns. Funded for $7,560.

2015. Title: Improving Selected Arthropod Pest Management Practices for Cotton. Cotton Incorporated – Core Initiatives. PI with David Kerns. Funded for $14,000.

2015. Title: Improving Selected Arthropod Pest Management Practices for Cotton. Cotton Incorporated – Louisiana State Support Committee. Co-PI with David Kerns. Funded for $14,600.

2015. Title: Development of a User-friendly, Rapid Scouting Procedure for the Invasive Sugarcane Aphid, Melanaphis sacchari, in Sorghum. USDA NIFA. Co PI with Tom Royer, Allen Knutson, Robert Bowling, Brian McCornack, Nick Seiter, Norman Elliot. Funded for $298,159/28,000.

2015. Title. Insect Management in Mid-South IPM-LA II. Cotton Incorporated State Support. Funded for $10,000.

2016. Title. Insect Management in Mid-South IPM-LA II. Cotton Incorporated State Support. Funded for $15,000.

2017. Title. Improving Selected Arthropod Pest Management Strategies for Cotton. Cotton Incorporated-Core Initiatives. Funded for $12,500.

2017. Title. Insect Management in Mid-South IPM-LA. Cotton Incorporated State Support. Funded for $15,000.

2017. Title: Refining Soybean, Corn, and Grain Sorghum Insect IPM Strategies-Soybean. Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board. Funded for $13,077.

2017. Title: Refining Soybean, Corn, and Grain Sorghum Insect IPM Strategies-Corn/Wheat. Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board. Funded for $3,450.

2017. Title: Refining Soybean, Corn, and Grain Sorghum Insect IPM Strategies-Grain Sorghum. Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board. Funded for $3,450.

2018. Title: Enhancing Field Corn Insect Pest Management Strategies for LA. Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board. Funded for $6,150.

2018. Title: Enhancing Soybean Insect Pest Management Strategies for LA. Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board. Funded for $41,000.

2018: Title: Enhancing Grain Sorghum Insect Pest Management Strategies for Louisiana. Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board. Funded for $500.

2018: Title: Insect Management in Mid-South IPM-LA. Cotton Incorporated-Core Initiatives. Funded for $17,500.

2018: Title: Improving Selected Arthropod Pest Management Practices for Cotton: Cotton State Support Committee. Funded for $12,500.

  • Entomological Society of America, 2007 – present
  • Alpha Zeta Agricultural Honor Fraternity, 2008 – Present
  • Louisiana County Agricultural Agents Association, 2012 – Present
  • National Association County Agricultural Agents, 2012 – Present

Brown, S. A., J. A. Davis, and A. R. Richter.2012.Efficacy of foliar insecticides on eggs of Nezara viridula (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae).Florida Entomol. 95:1182-1186.

Kerns, David, Sebe Brown, Julien Beuzelin, Kurt Guidry. 2015. Sugarcane Aphid: A New Invasive Pest of Sorghum Summer 2015. Louisiana Agriculture. Vol. 58, No. 3. Pp.12-14.

Yang, F., D. L. Kerns, S. Brown, R. Kurtz, T. Dennehy, B. Braxton, G. Head, F. Huang. 2016. Performance and cross-crop resistance of Cry1F-maize selected Spodoptera frugiperda on transgenic Bt cotton: implications for resistance management. Scientific Reports. 6, Article number: 28059. doi:10.1038/srep28059.

Yang, F., D. L. Kerns, G. Head, S. Brown, and F. Huang. 2017. Susceptibility of Cry1F-maize resistant heterozygous, and susceptible Spodoptera frugiperda to Bt proteins used in the transgenic cotton. Crop Pro. 98:128-135. doi: 10.1016/j.cropro.2017.03.023.

Brown, S., D. L. Kerns, J. Gore, G. Lorenz and S. Stewart. 2017. Susceptibility of twospotted spider mites ( Tetranychus urticae ) to abamectin in Midsouth cotton. Crop Pro. 98:179-183: doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2017.04.002.

Yang, F., D. L. Kerns, S. Brown and F. Huang. 2017. Pollen contamination in seed mixture increases the dominance of resistance to Bt maize in Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Pes. Manage. Sci. 73: 2379-2385. doi.org/10.1002/ps.4631.

Gore, J., A. Catchot, D. R. Cook, S. D. Stewart, N. J. Seiter, G. Studebaker, G. Lorenz, D. Kerns, S. Brown, M. M. Jones and F. Musser. 2017. Termination of Insecticide Applications for Tarnished Plant Bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) Management in Cotton. Submitted to Journal of Economic Entomology.

Brown, S., D. L. Kerns, and F. Yang. 2018. Glufosinate Ammonium’s Role in Tetranychus urticae Suppression in Cotton. Accepted to Journal of Cotton Science. 5/15/2018.

Kaur, G., J. Guo, S. Brown, G.P. Head, P.A. Price, S. P. Moraes, X. NI, M. Dimase, and F. Huang. 2019. Field Evolved Resistance of Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) to Transgenic Maize Expressing Pyramided Cry1A.105/Cry2Ab2 Proteins in Northeast Louisiana, the United States. Journal of Inv. Path. 163:11-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2019.02.007.

Guo, J., F. Yang, S. Brown, D. Kerns, G.P. Head, P.A. Price, Y. Niu, and F. Huang. 2019. Fecundity of the Parental and Relative Fitness of the F1 Filial Populations of the Corn Earworm From Non-Bt and Refuge Ears of Two Seed Mixed Plantings With Genuity Smart Stax Corn. Submitted to Crop Protection February 2019.

Louisiana Agricultural Extension Bulletins and Reports

Mascagni, H.J., Jr.,Sebe Brown, Millie Deloach, David Kerns, John Kruse, Josh Lofton, Boyd Padgett, and Srah Sterling. 2012. Performance of corn hybrids in Louisiana, 2012. LAES Reserach Summary No. 196.

Mascagni, H.J., Jr., Kelly Arceneaux, Sebe Brown, Millie Deloach, Jacob Fluitt, Dustin Harrell, Steve Harrison, Clayton Hollier, David Kerns, John Kruse, James Leonards, Josh Lofton, Boyd Padgett, Ron Regan, and Sarah Sterling. 2012. Performance of grain sorghum hybrids in Louisiana, 2012. LAES Research Summary No. 195.

Mascagni, H.J., Jr., R. Levy, S. Brown, B. Buckley, K. Miller, C. Hollier, D. Kerns, J. Lofton, B. Padgett, and Bill Waltman. 2013. Performance of Corn Hybrids in Louisiana, 2013. LAES Research Summary No. 199.

Mascagni,H.J.,Jr., K. Arceneaux, S. Brown, B. Buckley, K. Miller, J. Fluitt, D. Groth, D. Harrell, S. Harrison, C. Hollier, D. Kerns, J. Leonards, R. Levy, J. Lofton, R. Regan and B. Waltman. 2013. Performance of grain sorghum hybrids in Louisiana, 2013. LAES Research Summary No. 200.

Kruse, J., D. Ezell, S. Laird, W. Waltman, J. Stapp, K. Shannon, S. Brown, D. Kerns, S. Micinski, J. Dickson, B. Buckley, B. Haggard, J. Lofton and G. Myers. 2013. 2013 Cotton Varieties for Louisiana. LSU AgCenter

Ring, D. R., T. E. Reagan, K. Healy, F. Huang, J. Davis, S. Brown, J. Beuzelin, D. Kerns, T. Smith, M. J. Stout, D. Reed, A. Morgan and L. Foil. 2013. 2013 Louisiana Insect Pest Management Guide. LSU AgCenter, PUB1838.

Mascagni, H.J.,Jr., S. Brown, B. Buckley, D. Fromme, D. Kerns, J. Lofton, K. Miller, B. Padgett, P. Price, K. Shannon, J. Stapp, T. Talbot, and B. Waltman. 2014. Performance of Corn Hybrids in Louisiana, 2014. LAES Research Summary No. 203.

Saichuk, John K., Hollier, Clayton A., Groth, Donald E., Harrell, Dustin L., Webster, Eric P., Oard, James H., White, Lawrence M., Linscombe, Steven D., Brown, Sebe, Stout, Michael J., Courville, Barrett A., Zaunbrecher, Rick. "Rice Varieties and Management Tips 2014". 2014, Publication No. 2270

Saichuk, John K., Schultz, Bruce, Hollier, Clayton A., Groth, Donald E., Harrell, Dustin L., Webster, Eric P., White, Lawrence M., Rush, Milton C., Salassi, Michael, Stout, Michael J., Linscombe, Steven D., Reagan, Thomas E., Brown, Sebe, Oard, James H. "Rice Production Handbook". 2014, Publication No. 2321

Fromme, D., D. Ezell, S. Laird, W. Waltman, J. Stapp, K. Shannon, S. Brown, D. Kerns, S. Micinski, J. Dickson, B. Buckley, B. Haggard, J. Lofton and G. Myers. 2014. 2014 Cotton Varieties for Louisiana. LSU AgCenter.

Fromme, Daniel, Myers, Gerald O., Lofton, Josh, Haggard, Beatrix J, Buckley, Blair, Dickson, John I., Micinski, Stephen, Kerns, David L., Brown, Sebe, Shannon, Keith, Stapp, John, Waltman, William F., Laird, Suzanne, Ezell, Dustin.2015 Cotton Varieties for Louisiana, LSU AgCenter

Mascagni, H.J., Jr., K. Arceneaux, S. Brown, B. Buckley, K. Miller, J. Fluitt, D. Fromme, D. Groth, D. Harrell, S. Harrison, C. Hollier, D. Kerns, J. Leonards, J. Lofton, P. Price, R. Regan, K. Shannon, J. Stapp, T. Talbot, and Bill Waltman. 2014. Performance of Grain Sorghum Hybrids in Louisiana, 2014. LAES Research Summary No. 204

Mascagni,H.J.,Jr., S. Brown, B. Buckley,D. Ezell, D. Fromme, D. Kerns, B. Padgett, P. Price, K. Shannon, J. Stapp, and B. Waltman. 2015. Performance of corn hybrids in Louisiana, 2015. LAES Research Summary No. 207.

Mascagni,H.J.,Jr., K. Arcenaux, J. Beuzelin, S. Brown, B. Buckley, J. Fluitt, D. Fromme, D. Groth, D. Harrell, S. Harrison, C. Hollier, F. Huang, D. Kerns, M. Kongchum, J. Leonards, P. Price, C. Roider, K. Shannon, B. Waltman, and C. Woodard. 2015. Performance of grain sorghum hybrids in Louisiana 2015. LAES Research Summary No. 208.

Brown, Sebe, Kerns, David L., Beuzelin, Julien. "Sugarcane Aphids:An Emerging Pest of Grain Sorghum (PDF Format Only)". 2015, Publication No. 3369.

Ring, Dennis R., Morgan, Alan L., Reed, Donald P., Huang, Fangneng, Foil, Lane D., Stout, Michael J., Schowalter, Timothy D., Smith, Tara, Beuzelin, Julien, Davis, Jeff A., Brown, Sebe, Kerns, David L., Healy, Kristen, Reagan, Thomas E., Johnson, Seth J. "Insect Pest Management Guide (online store item)". 2015, Publication No. 1838.

Brown, Sebe and Brown Kim J. "Cooperative Standards Adopted by LPCCP (PDF Format Only)". 2015, Publication No. 3478.

Cozad, Allie, Brown, Sebe and Diaz, Rodrigo. 2015. Pub 3482 (Bug Biz) Water Hyacinth Weevils.

Wang, Yi, Diaz, Rodrigo, Brown, Sebe. "Water Lettuce Moth (online only)". 2016, Publication No. 3538

Harrell, D.L., S. Brown, A. Famoso, K. Fontenot, D. Groth, M. Kongchum, S. Linscombe, J. Oard, M. Stout, E.Webster, L. White, and R. Zaunbrecher. 2015. Rice Varieties and Management Tips 2016. LSU AgCenter Publication No. 2270. Baton Rouge, LA.

Fromme, Daniel, Dickson, John I., Micinski, Stephen, Kerns, David L., Brown, Sebe, Shannon, Keith, Stapp, John, Waltman, William F., Laird, Suzanne. "Cotton Varieties for Louisiana 2016". 2016, Publication No. 2135.

Brown, Sebe, Kerns, David L. "Sorghum Hybrids (online only)". 2016, Publication No. 3523

Gould, Frances I., Padgett, Guy B., Hollier, Clayton A., Miller, Donnie K., Huang, Fangneng, Brown, Sebe, Kerns, David L., Fromme, Daniel. "Feed Grains: Corn and Sorghum weed, Insect and Disease Field Guide". 2016, Publication No. 3540.

Harrell, Dustin L., Brown, Sebe, Famoso, Adam, Fontenot, Keith A., Groth, Donald E., Hebert, Jeremy P., Kongchum, Manoch, Linscombe, Steven D., Oard, James H., Stout, Michael J., Webster, Eric P. "Rice Varieties and Management Tips 2017". 2016, Publication No. 2270.

Ring, Dennis R., Morgan, Alan L., Reed, Donald P., Huang, Fangneng, Foil, Lane D., Stout, Michael J., Johnson, Seth J., Reagan, Thomas E., Schowalter, Timothy D., Smith, Tara, Beuzelin, Julien, Davis, Jeff A., Brown, Sebe, Kerns, David L., Healy, Kristen. "Insect Pest Management Guide (online store item)". 2018, Publication No. 1838.

Fromme, Daniel, Micinski, Stephen, Waltman, William F., Brown, Sebe, Stapp, John, Kerns, David L., Laird, Suzanne, Shannon, Keith, Dickson, John I., Copes, Josh, Landry, Dana, Ezell, Dustin. "Cotton Varieties for Louisiana 2018 - Variety Trials and On-Farm Demonstrations". 2018, Publication No. 2135

Fontenot, Kathryn, Sexton, Mary, Ring, Dennis R., Brown, Sebe. "Organic Insect Management". 2018, Publication No. 3360-F

Brown, S. "Armyworms in Hayfields and Pastures". 2018, Publication No. 3631

2012 – present. Superintendent, Entomology Demonstration for 4H University

2013. Member, Franklin Parish Field Crop Advisory Committee.

2013 – present. Member, Louisiana Agricultural Management and Technology Conference Planning Committee.

2013. Member, LSU AgCenter Catahoula Parish County Agent Search Committee.

2013. Member, LSU AgCenter Concordia Parish County Agent Search Committee.

2013. Member, LSU AgCenter West Carroll Parish County Agent Search Committee.

2013 – present. Chair, LSU AgCenter Northeast Region IPM Advisory Committee.

2013 – present. Member, LSU AgCenter Rice Production and Management Committee (Entomology).

2014 – present. Chair, Louisiana Pollinator Cooperative Conservation Program.

2015 – 2018. Board Member, Louisiana County Agricultural Agents Association.

2015 – present. Member, Southern Pollinator Protection Working Group.

2015 – present. Member, Beltwide Cotton Conference Student Awards Committee.

2017 – present. Member, Southeast Branch ESA Travel Committee

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