Dr. Abaynew Jemal Jenber
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Dr. Abaynew Jemal Jenber

Associate Professor
Department of Plant Sciences, Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Entomology from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

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Dr. Abaynew, a well organized and resourceful professional with about seven years’ experience as an assistant professor and more than twelve years of teaching experience at both bachelor's and graduate levels, has a solid academic background in entomology. He has supervised many graduate students and has been involved in collaborative research with broad knowledge and skills in integrated pest management, insect ecology, Lepidoptera taxonomy, and insect diversity. He is skilled in practical experiments, collecting data and analysis, and reviewing articles with excellent analytical and problem solving skills; able to handle multiple projects while producing high quality work in a deadline-oriented environment. He is fluent in the English language.

Area of Interest:

Insect Pest Management
Food and Agriculture Organization

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Mulu, E., A.J. Jenber, A. Tesfaye and B. Belay, 2023. Integrated management of onion Thrips on onion, Mecha District, Ethiopia. World J. Environ. Biosci., 12: 32-40.
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  2. Belachew, Z.G. and A.J. Jenber, 2022. Status, importance, and management of the white mango scale (Aulacaspis tubercularis newstead) In Ethiopia: A review. Entomol. Appl. Sci. Lett., 9: 50-59.
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  3. Barre, J. and A.J. Jenber, 2022. Evaluation of selected botanicals for the management of maize weevil (Sitophilus zeamais) on maize (Zea mays L.) grain under laboratory condition in Gabilay District, Somaliland. Heliyon, Vol. 8. 10.1016/j.heliyon.2022.e11859.
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  4. Tesfaye, A., A.J. Jenber and M. Mintesnot 2021. Survey of Storage Insect Pests and Management of Rice Weevil, Sitophilus oryzae, using Botanicals on Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.) at Jawi District, Northwestern Ethiopia. Arch. Phytopathol. Plant Prot. 10.1080/03235408.2021.1970976.
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  5. Mengie, Y., A. Assefa and A.J. Jenber, 2021. Sowing methods and seeding rates effects on yield and yield components of tef (Eragrostis tef [zucc.] trotter) at adet, north west Ethiopia. Heliyon, 10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e06519.
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  6. Abaynew, J.J. and G. Emana, 2021. Diversity of butterflies with respect to habitat types at Menagesha-Suba State Forest, Central Ethiopia. Singapore J. Sci. Res., 11: 59-66.
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  7. Abaynew, J. and S. Patharajan 2018. Butterflies as indicator taxa of ecological disturbance at Menagesha-Suba state forest, central Ethiopia. J. Entomol. Zool. Stud., 6: 269-274.
  8. Abaynew, J. and G. Emana, 2018. Diversity of butterfly communities at different altitudes of Menagesha-suba state forest, Ethiopia. J. Entomol. Zool. Stud., 6: 2197-2202.
  9. Krishna, C., Gopalakrishnan, Z. Hagos, Kamalakararao, M. Hadush, J. Abaynew and G. Rao, 2017. Mesuaferrin-A: Bio active flavonoid inhibits LPS stimulated inflammatory response via down-regulation of NF-κB and MAPK signaling pathways in RAW 264.7 Cell Lines. J. Chem. Pharm. Res., 9: 45-52.
  10. Bantu, N., Z. Hagos, K. Chaitanya, G. Krishnan, R. Vakita, N. Kumari, J. Abaynew, Z. Teka and M. Hiruy, 2017. Effect of lethal and sub-lethal concentrations of chlorantraniliprole on tissue protein, amino acid and lipid in Channapunctatus (BLOCH, 1793) fish. Online J. Vet. Res., 21: 94-105.
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  11. Bantu, N., Z. Hagos, C. Krishna, Goplakrishnan, Abaynew, Rathnamma and Ravibabu, 2017. Acute toxicity and respiratory responses in freshwater fish, labeorohita exposed to an agrochemical indoxacarb. Algerian J. Enviorn. Sci. Technol., 3: 77-85.
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