BallardPMC

Ballard Pest Management Consulting, LLC

James B. Ballard, PhD, BCE

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Resume

Education

  • Ph.D. Entomology, 1982. University of Nebraska. Research centered upon German cockroaches. Major Professor: Dr. Roger E. Gold
  • M.S. Entomology, 1977. University of Nebraska. Research centered upon ants.
  • B.A. Biology, 1971. Salem State College, Salem, Massachusetts.

Work History

  • 1/04 – 1/08 — Product Development Manager for Termites and Senior Urban Entomologist for FMC Professional Solutions. Research centered upon the development of acetamiprid for termite control which was registered as Transport® termiticide insecticide in 2007.
  • 3/88 – 12/03 — Technical Manager, Specialty Products Business for FMC Corporation. Team member for the selection, formulation, evaluation and labeling of new products based upon sulfluramid and the pyrethroids cypermethrin, permethrin, and bifenthrin. Coordinate national research efforts to develop new and improve existing products for the control of subterranean termites and general household pests. Assist in the support of International Specialty Product developmental efforts. Technical Service team member for both the Pest Control and the Turf and Ornamental business units.
  • 12/83 – 3/88 — Senior Development Biologist, Dow Chemical U.S.A. Agricultural Products Department. Team member for the registration of Dursban® TC for termite control. Manage cooperative research and provide technical service to support Dursban® Insecticides and Vikane® fumigant in 14 states.

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Patents

General Household Pests
  • Liquid Bait Station #5693331 2 Dec 1997
  • Alternate Liquid Bait Station #5875586 2 Mar 1999
  • Bait for Controlling Carpenter Ants #6245327 12 Jun 2001
  • Alternate Bait for Controlling Carpenter Ants #6368588 9 Apr 2002
  • Bifenthrin / Acetamiprid Compositions for Control of General Household Pests #7901700 8 Mar 2011
Termites
  • Termite Apparatus Having Grooves #5695776 9 Dec 1997
  • Sectional Termite Bait Station #5927001 27 Jul 1999
  • Termite Bait Station #5937571 17 Aug 1999
  • Termite Bait #6071529 6 Jun 2000
  • Systems and Methods for Controlling Insects Under Solid Substrates #6079150 27 Jun 2000
  • Alternate Sectional Bait Station #6187328 13 Feb 2001
  • Alternate Termite Bait Station #6195934 6 Mar 2001
  • Apparatus and Methods for Controlling Arthropods #6219961 24 Apr 2001
  • Alternate Termite Bait #6235301 22 May 2001
  • Liquid Termiticide Plus Adjuvant #7329690 12 Feb 2008
  • Liquid Termiticide Compositions of Pyrethroids and Neonicotinoids #8133499 13 Mar 2012
  • Method for Controlling Subterranean Termite Activity by Forming a Barrier #8359784 29 Jan 2013

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