Edwin Rajotte

Professor of Entomology and IPM Coordinator

Edwin Rajotte

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Orchards Pesticides Apples Bees Viruses Malus Herbivory Apoidea Imidacloprid Geographical Distribution Orchard Environmental Impact Methyl Jasmonate Acetamiprid Dimethoate Phosmet Bee Pollinator Genotype Pollinating Insects Rna Viruses Cyhalothrin Seed Toxicity China

Most Recent Papers

Project Highlights

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

in IPM implementation

Carol Pilcher, Edwin Rajotte,


Edwin Rajotte,

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

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


Edwin Rajotte,

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

Neelendra K. Joshi, Timothy Leslie, Edwin G. Rajotte, David J. Biddinger, 2020, Chemosphere

Diversified Floral Resource Plantings Support Bee Communities after Apple Bloom in Commercial Orchards

Sarah Heller, Neelendra K. Joshi, Timothy Leslie, Edwin G. Rajotte, David J. Biddinger, 2019, Scientific reports

Induced Plant Defenses Against Herbivory in Cultivated and Wild Tomato

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

Activity and distribution of the mushroom phorid fly, Megaselia halterata, in and around commercial mushroom farms

Maria Mazin, Stefanos S. Andreadis, Nina Ellen Jenkins, Kevin R. Cloonan, Thomas Charles Baker, Edwin George Rajotte, 2019, Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata on p. 389-395

Mushroom sciarid fly, Lycoriella ingenua (Diptera

Maria Mazin, Rob Harvey, Stefanos Andreadis, John Andrew Pecchia, Kevin Cloonan, Edwin George Rajotte, 2019, Applied Entomology and Zoology

Most-Cited Papers

RNA viruses in hymenopteran pollinators

Rajwinder Singh, Abby L. Levitt, Edwin George Rajotte, Edward C. Holmes, Nancy M. Ostiguy, Dennis Vanengelsdorp, W. Ian Lipkin, Claude Walker Depamphilis, Amy L. Toth, Diana Lynn Cox-foster, 2010, PloS one

Cross-species transmission of honey bee viruses in associated arthropods

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

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

David Biddinger, Jacqueline L. Robertson, Christopher Albert Mullin, James Frazier, Sara A. Ashcraft, Edwin George Rajotte, Neelendra K. Joshi, Mace Vaughn, 2013, PLoS One

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

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

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

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

Enhancing Plant Resistance at the Seed Stage

Priscila Strapasson, Delia M. Pinto-Zevallos, Sulav Paudel, Edwin George Rajotte, Gary Felton, Paulo H.G. Zarbin, 2014, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 1090-1098

Potential geographical distribution of Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera

Jian Geng, Zhi Hong Li, Edwin George Rajotte, Fang Hao Wan, Xiao Yu Lu, Zhi Ling Wang, 2011, Insect Science on p. 575-582

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

Evaluating sex-pheromone- and kairomone-based lures for attracting codling moth adults in mating disruption versus conventionally managed apple orchards in Pennsylvania

Neelendra K. Joshi, Larry A. Hull, Edwin George Rajotte, Grzegorz Krawczyk, Eric Bohnenblust, 2011, Pest Management Science on p. 1332-1337