My research interests range from molecule to ecosystem, disciplinary to interdisciplinary, and basic to applied with current emphasis on biological control, soil ecology and urban ecology. Specific projects include
Grewal, P.S. 2012. Entomopathogenic nematodes as tools in integrated pest management. In: Integrated Pest Management: Principles and Practice (D. P. Abrol, Ed.), CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK, 162-236.
Grewal, P.S. 2012. From IPM to ecosystem management: the case of urban lawn. In: Integrated Pest Management: Principles and Practice (D. P. Abrol, Ed.), CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK, 450-488.
Grewal, P.S., Bai, X., Jagdale, G.B. 2011. Longevity and stress tolerance of entomopathogenic nematodes. In: Molecular and Physiological Basis of Nematodes Survival (R. N. Perry and D. Wharton, Eds.), CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK, pp. 157-181.
Grewal, P.S. & Grewal, P.S. 2012. Can cities become self-reliant in energy? Cities, in press
Blaine, T.W., Clayton, S., Robbins, P. & Grewal, P.S. 2012. Homeowner attitudes and practices towards residential landscape management. Environ. Manag. 50, 257-271.
Grewal, S.S. and Grewal, P.S. 2012. Can cities become self-reliant in food? Cities 29, 1-11.
Yadav, P., Duckworth, K. & Grewal, P.S. 2012. Habitat structure influences below ground biocontrol services: A comparison between urban gardens and vacant lots. Landscape and Urban Planning 104, 238-244.
An, R. & Grewal, P.S. 2011. PurL gene expression affects biofilm formation and symbiotic persistence of Photorhabdus temperata in the nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora. Microbiology 157, 2595-2603.
Briar, S.S., Miller, S.A., Stinner, D., Kleinhenz, M.D., & Grewal, P.S. 2011. Effect of different organic transition strategies for peri-urban vegetable production on soil properties, nematode community, and tomato yield. Appl. Soil Ecol. 47, 84-91.
Deol, Y.S., Jagdale, G.B., Canas, L. & Grewal, P.S. 2011. Delivery of entomopathogenic nematodes directly through commercial growing medium via the inclusion of infected host cadavers: A novel approach. Biol. Contr. 58, 60-67.
Grewal, S.S., Cheng, Z., Wolboldt, M., Masih, S., Knight, A., Huda, M. & Grewal, P.S. 2011. An assessment of soil nematode food webs and nutrient pools in community gardens and vacant lots in two post-industrial American cities. Urban Ecosystems 14, 181-190.
Maneesakorn, P., An, R., Daneshvar, H., Taylor, K., Bai, X., Adams, B. J., Grewal, P.S. & Chandrapatya, A. 2011. Phylogenies and co-phylogentic relationships between the entomopathogenic nematodes (Heterorhabditis: Rhabditida) and their symbiotic bacteria (Photorhabdus: Enterobacteriacae). Mol. Phylog. Evol. 59, 271-280.