Edwin Rajotte

Professor of Entomology and IPM Coordinator

Edwin Rajotte

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Bees Orchards Apples Pesticides Apoidea Temperature Herbivory Herbivores Orchard Genotype Pollinating Insects Imidacloprid Acetamiprid Dimethoate Tomatoes Phosmet Viruses Pollination Pollinator Bee Malus Cyhalothrin Lycopersicon Esculentum Thermotolerance Osmia Cornifrons

Most Recent Papers

Project Highlights

GS Arida, BS Punzal, CC Ravina, GE Balagot, NS Talekar, Edwin Rajotte,

in IPM implementation

Carol Pilcher, Edwin Rajotte,

Impact of BMSB Control on Pennsylvania’s Tree Fruit IPM Programs

David Biddinger, Larry Hull, Grzegorz Krawczyk, Edwin Rajotte, PA Biglerville,

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

Bipana Paudel Timilsena, Saliou Niassy, Emily Kimathi, Elfatih M. Abdel-Rahman, Irmgard Seidl-Adams, Mark Wamalwa, Henri E.Z. Tonnang, Sunday Ekesi, David P. Hughes, Edwin G. Rajotte, Sevgan Subramanian, 2022, Scientific Reports

Anti-Herbivore Resistance Changes in Tomato with Elevation

Sulav Paudel, Gary W. Felton, Edwin G. Rajotte, 2022, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 196-206

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

Mitzy F. Porras, Gustavo A. Agudelo-Cantero, M. Geovanni Santiago-Martínez, Carlos A. Navas, Volker Loeschcke, Jesper Givskov Sørensen, Edwin G. Rajotte, 2021, Scientific Reports

Insect herbivore populations and plant damage increase at higher elevations

Sulav Paudel, Pragya Kandel, Dependra Bhatta, Vinod Pandit, Gary W. Felton, Edwin G. Rajotte, 2021, Insects

Enhanced heat tolerance of viral-infected aphids leads to niche expansion and reduced interspecific competition

Mitzy F. Porras, Carlos A. Navas, James H. Marden, Mark C. Mescher, Consuelo M. De Moraes, Sylvain Pincebourde, Andrés Sandoval-Mojica, Juan A. Raygoza-Garay, German A. Holguin, Edwin G. Rajotte, Tomás A. Carlo, 2020, Nature Communications

Improving the Phenotypic Properties of the Ceratitis capitata (Diptera

Mitzy F. Porras, Jose S. Meza, Edwin G. Rajotte, Kostas Bourtzis, Carlos Cáceres, 2020, Journal of Economic Entomology on p. 2688-2694

A new ingestion bioassay protocol for assessing pesticide toxicity to the adult Japanese orchard bee (Osmia cornifrons)

Ngoc T. Phan, Neelendra K. Joshi, Edwin G. Rajotte, Margarita M. López-Uribe, Fang Zhu, David J. Biddinger, 2020, Scientific Reports

Most-Cited Papers

Comparative Toxicities and Synergism of Apple Orchard Pesticides to Apis mellifera (L.) and Osmia cornifrons (Radoszkowski)

David J. Biddinger, Jacqueline L. Robertson, Chris Mullin, James Frazier, Sara A. Ashcraft, Edwin G. Rajotte, Neelendra K. Joshi, Mace Vaughn, 2013, PLoS One

Cross-species transmission of honey bee viruses in associated arthropods

Abby L. Levitt, Rajwinder Singh, Diana L. Cox-Foster, Edwin Rajotte, Kelli Hoover, Nancy Ostiguy, Edward C. Holmes, 2013, Virus Research on p. 232-240

Comparative trapping efficiency to characterize bee abundance, diversity, and community composition in apple orchards

Neelendra K. Joshi, Timothy Leslie, Edwin G. Rajotte, Melanie A. Kammerer, Mark Otieno, David J. Biddinger, 2015, Annals of the Entomological Society of America on p. 785-799

A preliminary evaluation of the potential of Beauveria bassiana for bed bug control

Alexis M. Barbarin, Nina Ellen Jenkins, Edwin George Rajotte, Matthew Brian Thomas, 2012, Journal of Invertebrate Pathology on p. 82-85

Integrated pest and pollinator management - adding a new dimension to an accepted paradigm

David J. Biddinger, Edwin G. Rajotte, 2015, Current Opinion in Insect Science on p. 204-209

Proximity to woodland and landscape structure drives pollinator visitation in apple orchard ecosystem

Neelendra K. Joshi, Mark Otieno, Edwin G. Rajotte, Shelby J. Fleischer, David J. Biddinger, 2016, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

Local Plant diversity across multiple habitats supports a diverse wild bee community in Pennsylvania apple orchards

Melanie A. Kammerer, David J. Biddinger, Edwin G. Rajotte, David A. Mortensen, 2016, Environmental Entomology on p. 32-38

Induced Plant Defenses Against Herbivory in Cultivated and Wild Tomato

Sulav Paudel, Po An Lin, Majid R. Foolad, Jared G. Ali, Edwin G. Rajotte, Gary W. Felton, 2019, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 693-707

An immunomarking method to determine the foraging patterns of Osmia cornifrons and resulting fruit set in a cherry orchard

David J. Biddinger, Neelendra K. Joshi, Edwin G. Rajotte, Noemi O. Halbrendt, Cassandra Pulig, Kusum J. Naithani, Mace Vaughan, 2013, Apidologie on p. 738-749

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

Mia G. Park, Neelendra K. Joshi, Edwin G. Rajotte, David J. Biddinger, John E. Losey, Bryan N. Danforth, 2018, Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems on p. 1-14