Ed Rajotte

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Entomology

Research Summary

Research focuses on insect ecology and management in support of integrated pest management (IPM) systems. Domestically, he concentrates on social and economic issues in IPM, bee management and pollination, pest management in under-served urban neighborhood.

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Recent Publications

Morphology of the Female Reproductive System of the Soybean Thrips, Neohydatothrips variabilis (Beach, 1896) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)

Hameed, A., Ulmer, J. M., Miko, I., Rosa, C. & Rajotte, E. G., Jul 2022, In: Insects. 13, 7, 566.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The Effect of Species Soybean Vein Necrosis Orthotospovirus (SVNV) on Life Table Parameters of Its Vector, Soybean Thrips (Neohydatothrips variabilis Thysanoptera: Thripidae)

Hameed, A., Rosa, C. & Rajotte, E. G., Jul 2022, In: Insects. 13, 7, 632.

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Toxicity of Formulated Systemic Insecticides Used in Apple Orchard Pest Management Programs to the Honey Bee (Apis mellifera (L.))

Heller, S., Fine, J., Phan, N. T., Rajotte, E. G., Biddinger, D. J. & Joshi, N. K., Jul 2022, In: Environments - MDPI. 9, 7, 90.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Anti-Herbivore Resistance Changes in Tomato with Elevation

Paudel, S., Felton, G. W. & Rajotte, E. G., Feb 2022, In: Journal of Chemical Ecology. 48, 2, p. 196-206 11 p.

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Potential distribution of fall armyworm in Africa and beyond, considering climate change and irrigation patterns

Paudel Timilsena, B., Niassy, S., Kimathi, E., Abdel-Rahman, E. M., Seidl-Adams, I., Wamalwa, M., Tonnang, H. E. Z., Ekesi, S., Hughes, D. P., Rajotte, E. G. & Subramanian, S., Dec 2022, In: Scientific reports. 12, 1, 539.

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An Integrated Pest Management Program Outperforms Conventional Practices for Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) in Cambodia

Porras, M. F., Malacrinò, A., An, C., Seng, K. H., Socheath, O., Norton, G., Miller, S., Rosa, C., Rajotte, E. G. & O’Rourke, M. E., 2022, In: Plant Health Progress. 23, 2, p. 206-211 6 p.

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Insect herbivore populations and plant damage increase at higher elevations

Paudel, S., Kandel, P., Bhatta, D., Pandit, V., Felton, G. W. & Rajotte, E. G., Dec 2021, In: Insects. 12, 12, 1129.

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Fungal infections lead to shifts in thermal tolerance and voluntary exposure to extreme temperatures in both prey and predator insects

Porras, M. F., Agudelo-Cantero, G. A., Santiago-Martínez, M. G., Navas, C. A., Loeschcke, V., Sørensen, J. G. & Rajotte, E. G., Dec 2021, In: Scientific reports. 11, 1, 21710.

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Erratum: Publisher Correction: Diversified Floral Resource Plantings Support Bee Communities after Apple Bloom in Commercial Orchards (Scientific reports (2019) 9 1 (17232))

Heller, S., Joshi, N. K., Leslie, T., Rajotte, E. G. & Biddinger, D. J., Feb 21 2020, In: Scientific reports. 10, 1, p. 3553 1 p.

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Pollinator exposure to systemic insecticides and fungicides applied in the previous fall and pre-bloom period in apple orchards

Heller, S., Joshi, N. K., Chen, J., Rajotte, E. G., Mullin, C. & Biddinger, D. J., Oct 2020, In: Environmental Pollution. 265, 114589.

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Comparison of biorational management approaches against mango fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel) in Bangladesh

Hossain, M. S., Sarkar, B. C., Hossain, M. M., Mian, M. Y., Rajotte, E. G., Muniappan, R. & O'Rourke, M. E., Sep 2020, In: Crop Protection. 135, 104807.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Choice of laboratory tissue homogenizers matters when recovering nucleic acid from medically important ticks

Jones, A. M., Van De Wyngaerde, M. T., Machtinger, E. T., Rajotte, E. G. & Baker, T. C., Jul 1 2020, In: Journal of medical entomology. 57, 4, p. 1221-1227 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Environmental impacts of reduced-risk and conventional pesticide programs differ in commercial apple orchards, but similarly influence pollinator community

Joshi, N. K., Leslie, T., Rajotte, E. G. & Biddinger, D. J., Feb 2020, In: Chemosphere. 240, 124926.

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Apple grower pollination practices and perceptions of alternative pollinators in New York and Pennsylvania

Park, M. G., Joshi, N. K., Rajotte, E. G., Biddinger, D. J., Losey, J. E. & Danforth, B. N., Feb 1 2020, In: Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 35, 1, p. 1-14 14 p.

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Asymmetric Responses to Climate Change: Temperature Differentially Alters Herbivore Salivary Elicitor and Host Plant Responses to Herbivory

Paudel, S., Lin, P. A., Hoover, K., Felton, G. W. & Rajotte, E. G., Sep 1 2020, In: Journal of Chemical Ecology. 46, 9, p. 891-905 15 p.

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