Entomology - Dr. Edson Baldin

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Associate Professor of Entomology
São Paulo State University

Plant Protection Department

18610-034, Botucatu, SP, Brazil
Telephone: +55 (14) 3880-7491
Email: edson.baldin@unesp.br
Webpage: http://www.fca.unesp.br


Adjunct Faculty

  1. Bachelor of Science. 1995. São Paulo State University. Agronomy
  2. Master of Science. 1998. São Paulo State University. Agronomy, Entomology
  3. Doctor of Science. 2001. University of São Paulo. Sciences: Entomology
  4. Visiting Professor (Post-Doc). 2011-2012. University of Nebraska. Entomology

Relevant Work Experience (since 2001): Professor, Plant Protection Dept., São Paulo State University, Botucatu, SP, Brazil (2007-present) Professor, Entomology Dept., Brazil University, Fernandópolis, SP, Brazil (2001-2006)


Refereed Journal Publications: 95 Books: 8; Book Chapters: 13 Technical Reports and Extension Publications: 6


Invited Speaker: International, National & Regional: 30 Other Refereed Scientific Papers and Posters: 277+ (28 international)

Professional Societies:

  • Entomological Society of Brazil Entomological Society of America Select Professional Service Activities: Head, Plant Protection Dept., São Paulo State University, Botucatu, SP, Brazil (2017-present)
  • Director, Foundation for Agricultural and Forestry Studies and Research, São Paula State University, Botucatu, SP, Brazil (2017-current)
  • Organizer/Chair, “Crop Protection Symposium”, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, SP, Brazil (2017/2015/2013/2011/2009).
  • Organizer and Speaker, Round Table Symposium at the Brazilian Congress of Entomology (2018/2014/2013).
  • Vice-Coordinator, Plant Protection Graduate Program, São Paulo State University, Botucatu, SP, Brazil (2017-current).
  • Teaching Experience (Undergraduate/Graduate) at São Paulo State University. Agricultural Entomology; IPM in Field Crops and Forests; Host Plant Resistance; Introduction to Crop Protection (2007- present). Head – Entomology and Nematology Dept. Brazil University, Fernandópolis, SP, Brazil (2002-2006). Teaching Experience (Undergraduate) at Brazil University. Acarology; Zoology; General Entomology; IPM in Field Crops; Nematology; Agriculture; Spraying Technology (2001-2006).

Mentoring – Undergraduate and Graduate Studies:

  • Doctoral Program Advisor for 24 students (2011-current)
  • PhD Sandwich Student Co-Advisor (Dr. Thomas Hunt, UNL) for 4 students
  • Masters Program Advisor for 17 students (2010-current)
  • Postdoctoral Program Supervisor for 3 individuals (2011-present)
  • Undergraduate Advisor for 29 students with government scholarship (FAPESP/CNPq) (2002-present)

Selected Publications: (Full CV available at http://lattes.cnpq.br/7435095106327305)
Refereed Journals (recent):

  • Coelho, M.; Godoy, A.F.; Baptista, Y.A.; Bentivenha, J.P.F.; Lourenção, A.L.; Baldin,E.L.L.; Catchot, A.L. Assessing soybean genotypes for resistance to Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 113 (doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz269), 2020.
  • Souza, C.M.; Baldin, E.L.L.; Ribeiro, L.P.; Santos, T.L.B.; Silva, I.F.; Morando, R.; Vendramim, J.D. Antifeedant and growth inhibitory effects of Annonaceae derivatives on Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner). Crop Protection 121: 45-50, 2019.
  • Pannuti, L.E.R.; Baldin, E.L.L.; Paula-Moraes, S.V.; Hunt, T.E.; Canassa, V.F.; Bentivenha, J.P.F.; Silva, I.F. External marking and behavior of early instar Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on soybean. Florida Entomologist 102: 60-65, 2019.
  • Souza, C.M.; Baldin, E.L.L.; Ribeiro, L.P.; Santos, T.L.B.; Silva, I.F.; Morando, R.; Vendramim, J.D. Antifeedant and growth inhibitory effects of Annonaceae derivatives on Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner). Crop Protection 121: 45-50, 2019.
  • Baldin, E.L.L.; Dias, H.J.; Souza, C.M.; Soares, M.C.E.; Grundman, C.O.; Santos, T.L.B.; Crotti, A.M.E. Insecticidal and inhibitory effects of dihydrobenzofuran neolignans on Bemisia tabaci. Journal of Pest Science 92: 861-869, 2019.
  • Baldin, E.L.L.; Stamm, M.D.; Bentivenha, J.P.F.; Koch, K.G.; Heng-Moss, T.; Hunt, T.E. Feeding behavior of Aphis glycines (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on soybeans exhibiting antibiosis and tolerance resistance. Florida Entomologist 101: 223-228, 2018.
  • Marchi-Werle, L.; Baldin, E.L.L.; Fischer, H.D.; Heng-Moss, T.M.; Hunt, T.E. Economic injury levels for Aphis glycines Matsumura (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on the soybean aphid tolerant ks4202 soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill). Journal of Economic Entomology 110: 2100-2108, 2017.
  • Bentivenha, J.P.F.; Montezano, D.G.; Hunt, T.E.; Baldin, E.L.L.; Peterson, J.A.; Victor, V.S.; Pannuti, L.E.R.; Vélez, A.M.; Paula-Moraes, S.V. Intraguild interactions and behavior of Spodoptera frugiperda and Helicoverpa spp. on maize. Pest Management Science 73: 2244-2251, 2017.
  • Baldin, E.L.L.; Cruz, P.L.; Morando, R.; Silva, I.F.; Bentivenha, J.P.F.; Tozin, L.R.S.; Rodrigues, T.M. Characterization of antixenosis in soybean genotypes to Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) biotype B. Journal of Economic Entomology 110: 1869-1876, 2017.
  • Bentivenha, J.P.F.; Baldin, E.L.L.; Montezano, D.G.; Hunt, T.E.; Paula-Moraes, S.V. Attack and defense movements involved in the interaction of Spodoptera frugiperda and Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Pest Science 90: 433-445, 2017.
  • Cruz, P.L.; Baldin, E.L.L.; Guimarães, L.R.P.; Pannuti, L.E.R.; Lima, G.P.P.; Heng-Moss, T.M.; Hunt, T.E. Tolerance of KS-4202 soybean to the attack of Bemisia tabaci biotype B (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Florida Entomologist 99: 600-607, 2016.
  • Baldin, E.L.L.; Marchi-Werle, L.; Pannuti, L.E.R.; Heng-Moss, T.M.; Hunt, T.E. Evaluating categories of resistance in soybean genotypes from United States and Brazil to Aphis glycines (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Florida Entomologist 99: 487-495, 2016.
  • Pannuti, L.E.R.; Paula-Moraes, S.V.; Hunt, T.E.; Baldin, E.L.L.; Dana, L.; Malaquias, J.V. Plant-to-plant movement of Striacosta albicosta and Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in maize ( Zea mays ). Journal of Economic Entomology 109: 1125-1131, 2016.
  • Bentivenha, J.P.F.; Baldin, E.L.L.; Hunt, T.E.; Paula-Moraes, S.V.; Blankenship, E.E. Intraguild competition of three noctuid maize pests. Environmental Entomology 45: 999-1008, 2016. Bentivenha, J.P.F.; Paula-Moraes, S.V.; Baldin, E.L.L.; Specht, A.; Silva, I.F.; Hunt, T.E. Battle in the new world: Helicoverpa armigera versus Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Plos One 11: e0167182, 2016.
  • Pannuti, L.E.R.; Baldin, E.L.L.; Hunt, T.E.; Paula-Moraes, S.V. On-plant larval movement and feeding behavior of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on reproductive corn stages. Environmental Entomology 45: 192-200, 2016.


  • Baldin, E.L.L.; Vendramim, J.D.; Lourenção. Resistência de plantas a insetos – fundamentos e aplicações. Piracicaba: Fealq, 2019. 493p. <.li>
  • Fujihara, R.T.; Forti, L.C.; Almeida, M.C.; Baldin, E.L.L. Insetos de importância econômica: guia ilustrado para identificação de famílias. Botucatu: Fepaf, 2016. 391p.

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