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    Display nameXavier Chiriboga
    First nameXavier
    Last nameChiriboga
    Emailxavagrobiotica@hotmail.com
    RoleResearcher
    CountryKenya
    OrganisationInternational Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology
    Area of ResearchBiology, Monitoring, Surveillance and Scouting; Host Plant Resistance; Biological Control; Cultural Control and Agro-ecology Management
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    Xavier Chiriboga Morales is an Ecuadorian researcher, working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe). His research interests are: insect-plant, insect-insect and insect-natural enemy interactions, chemical ecology, behavioral ecology and habitat management for the ecological management of insect pests. Xavier studies host-plant resistance in the maize-fall armyworm (FAW) system, FAW larvae feeding behavior and FAW female adult oviposition behavior. He also investigates the chemical ecology of plants' attractiveness/repellency to insects and plant volatiles induced by insect herbivory. Besides that, he investigates the ecology of insect pests and natural enemies in the agro-ecosystem and in semi-field conditions as well.

    ORCID iD0000-0001-7959-7214
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    Member sinceFebruary 4, 2021
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