Andnet Bayleyegn – University of Copenhagen

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Andnet Bayleyegn Abtew 



Country of birth: Ethiopia

Official title: MSc in Horticulture

PhD thesis - Defended in public on 9th October 2015The Behavior, Ecology and Control of Legume Flower Thrips, Megalurothrips sjostedti (Trybom) in Cowpea Vigna unguiculata (L.) towards the development of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program in Kenya

Scientific interest: Horticulture, Postharvest technology, Chemical ecology, IPM

Previous institutions: Mekelle University, Hawassa University

AgTraIn institutions: Montpellier SupAgro, France and University of Catania, Italy

Spoken Languages: English

Working experience: 7 years in Floriculture industry, 1 year teaching

Future plans/desired employment: Horticulture industry, Research & Teaching

Interests/hobbies: Travelling, Reading, Cinema, Painting 


List of published papers in journals/conferences

  1. Effects of pulsing solution, packaging material and passive refrigeration storage system on vase life quality of cut rose flowers
  2. Alternative Transport between Continents for Perishable Produce (monograph book)
  3. Effects of harvesting stage and storage duration on postharvest quality and shelf life of sweet bell pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) varieties under passive refrigeration system
  4. Ecological Niche and Phenological Modeling to predict effect of climate change on geographic distribution of (Megalurothrips sjostedti Trybom) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in Africa
  5. Factors Influencing Coffee Marketing Strategies among Coffee Farmers in Ggolo Parish, Uganda


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