Back to top

Elizabeth Lamb

Betsy Lamb

Ornamentals IPM Coordinator

49 B Plant Science, Ithaca NY
(607) 254-8800

Area of Work

Betsy works with producers of greenhouse ornamental crops, vegetables and hops, nursery crops and Christmas trees to find effective and economical methods of managing pests that also protect the environment and human health. In addition to training programs, she conducts research and demonstration trials that provide resources for increasing the adoption of IPM practices.


  • Ph.D., Plant Breeding, University of Minnesota, 1992
  • M.S., Vegetable Crops, Cornell University, 1981
  • B.A. Biology/Botany, Smith College, 1978