Dr. Komivi Senyo Akutse

Dr. Komivi Senyo Akutse

Post-doctoral Fellow
Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Agricultural Entomology from North-West University, South Africa

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Entomology
62%
Insect-Plant Interaction
90%
Ecology
75%
Biological Control
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Lin, Y., M. Qasim, M. Hussain, K.S. Akutse, P.B. Avery, C.K. Dash and L. Wang, 2017. The Herbivore-Induced Plant Volatiles Methyl Salicylate and Menthol Positively affect Growth and Pathogenicity of Entomopathogenic Fungi. Sci. Rep., 10.1038/srep40494.
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  2. Ravindran, K., K.S. Akutse, S. Sivaramakrishnan and L. Wang, 2016. Determination and characterization of destruxin production in Metarhizium anisopliae Tk6 and formulations for Aedes aegypti mosquitoes control at the field level. Toxicon, 120: 89-96.
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  3. Niassy, S., K.K.M. Fiaboe, H.D. Affognon, K.S. Akutse, M.C. Tanga and S. Ekesi, 2016. African indigenous knowledge on edible insects to guide research and policy. J. Insects Food Feed, 2: 161-170.
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  4. Niassy, S., H.D. Affognon, K.K.M. Fiaboe, K.S. Akutse, C.M. Tanga and S. Ekesi, 2016. Some key elements on entomophagy in Africa: Culture, gender and belief. J. Insects Food Feed, 2: 139-144.
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  5. Lin, Y., S. Lin, K.S. Akutse, M. Hussain and L. Wang, 2016. Diaphorina citri induces Huanglongbing-infected citrus plant volatiles to repel and reduce the performance of Propylaea japonica. Front. Plant Sci., 10.3389/fpls.2016.01969.
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  6. Gathage, J.W., Z.O. Lagat, K.K.M. Fiaboe, K.S. Akutse, S. Ekesi and N.K. Maniania, 2016. Prospects of fungal endophytes in the control of Liriomyza leafminer flies in common bean Phaseolus vulgaris under field conditions. Biocontrol, 61: 741-753.
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  7. Foba, C.N., D. Salifu, Z.O. Lagat, L.M. Gitonga, K.S. Akutse and K.K.M. Fiaboe, 2016. Liriomyza leafminer (diptera: agromyzidae) parasitoid complex in different agroecological zones, seasons and host plants in Kenya. Environ. Entomol., 45: 357-366.
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  8. Akutse, K.S., N.K. Maniania, S. Ekesi, K.K.M. Fiaboe, J.V. den Berg, O.L. Ombura and F.M. Khamis, 2016. Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Vicia faba and Phaseolus vulgaris Seed-Born Fungal Endophytes. Res. J. Seed Sci., 10: 1-16.
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  9. Guantai, M.M., C.P.K.O. Ogol, D. Salifu, J.M. Kasina, K.S. Akutse and K.K.M. Fiaboe, 2015. Differential effects of pesticide applications on Liriomyza huidobrensis (diptera: agromyzidae) and its parasitoids on pea in central Kenya. J. Econ. Entomol., 108: 662-671.
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  10. Foba, C.N., Z.O. Lagat, L.M. Gitonga, K.S. Akutse and K.K.M. Fiaboe, 2015. Interaction between Phaedrotoma scabriventris nixon and Opius dissitus muesebeck (hymenoptera: braconidae): Endoparasitoids of Liriomyza leafminer. Afr. Entomol., 23: 120-131.
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  11. Foba, C.N., D. Salifu, Z.O. Lagat, L.M. Gitonga, K.S. Akutse and K.K.M. Fiaboe, 2015. Species composition, distribution and seasonal abundance of Liriomyza leafminers (diptera: agromyzidae) under different vegetable production systems and agroecological zones in Kenya. Environ. Entomol., 44: 223-232.
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  12. Akutse, K.S., J. Van den Berg, N.K. Maniania, K.K.M. Fiaboe and S. Ekesi, 2015. Interactions between Phaedrotoma scabriventris nixon (hymenoptera: braconidae) and diglyphus isaea walker (hymenoptera: eulophidae), parasitoids of Liriomyza huidobrensis (blanchard)(diptera: agromyzidae). Biol. Control, 80: 8-13.
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  13. Okoth, C.A., A.L. Deng, I.M. Tabu, K.S. Akutse and K.K.M. Fiaboe, 2014. Effect of host plant on feeding, biological and morphological parameters of Liriomyza huidobrensis blanchard (diptera: agromyzidae). Afr. Entomol., 22: 577-588.
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  14. Akutse, K.S., K.K. Fiaboe, J. Van den Berg, S. Ekesi and N.K. Maniania, 2014. Effects of endophyte colonization of Vicia faba (fabaceae) plants on the life: History of leafminer parasitoids Phaedrotoma scabriventris (hymenoptera: braconidae) and Diglyphus isaea (hymenoptera: eulophidae). Plos One, Vol. 9. 10.1371/journal.pone.0109965.
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  15. Akutse, K.S., N.K. Maniania, K.K.M. Fiaboe, J. Van den Berg and S. Ekesi, 2013. Endophytic colonization of Vicia faba and Phaseolus vulgaris (fabaceae) by fungal pathogens and their effects on the life-history parameters of Liriomyza huidobrensis (diptera: agromyzidae). Fungal Ecol., 6: 293-301.
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  16. Akutse, K.S., E.O. Owusu and K. Afreh-Nuamah, 2011. Perception of farmers' management strategies for termites control in Ghana. J. Appl. Biosci., 49: 3394-3405.
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  17. Owusu, E.O., K.S. Akutse and K. Afreh-Nuamah, 2008. Effect of some traditional plant components on the control of termites, Macrotermes spp. (Isoptera: Termitidae). Afr. J. Sci. Technol. (AJST) Sci. Eng. Ser., 9: 82-89.