Dr. Carlos  Luis Vasquez
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Dr. Carlos Luis Vasquez

Post-doctoral Fellow
Federal University of Vicosa, Brazil

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Entomology from Federal University of Vicosa, Brazil

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Dr. Carlos Luis Vasquez holds a position of Researcher Professor at the Technical University of Ambato, Ecuador. He has obtained his Ph.D. in Acarology from University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Previously he was appointed as Professor at Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado. He is member of Venezuelan Society of Entomology and Latin American Society of Acarology. Dr. Carlos received honors includes Prize for the best scientific paper published, Award for Best Scientific Work, and APUCO Annual Research Award. Currently he is working on various research projects. He has published 37 research articles in journals contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Cell Biology
Insect Physiology

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Vasquez ,C., Y. Colmenarez and G. J.D. Moraes, 2015. Life cycle of raoiella indica hirst (acari: tenuipalpidae) Exp. Appl. Acarol., 65: 227-235.
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  2. Colmenarez, Y., D. Moore, P. Polar and C. Vasquez, 2014. Population trends of the red palm mite, raoiella indica hirst acari: tenuipalpidae) and associated entomopathogenic fungi in trinidad, antigua, st kitts and nevis and dominica. Acarologia, 54: 433-442.
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  3. Vasquez, C., G. Castillo, M. Davila and A. Hernandez, 2011. Idiosomal setae and genetic analysis in oligonychus punicae and oligonychus biharensis (acari, tetranychidae) populations from state of lara, venezuela. J. Entomol., 8: 341-352.
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  4. Sivira, A., M.E. Sanabria, N. Valera, C. Vasquez, 2011. Toxicity of ethanolic extracts from lippia origanoides and gliricidia sepium to tetranychus cinnabarinus (boisduval) (acari: tetranychidae). Neotropical Entomol., 40: 375-379.
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  5. Vasquez, C., A. Mondragon, M. Davila and O. Aponte, 2009. Phytophagous mites (Tetranychoidea: Tetranychidae, Tenuipalpidae) from natural vegetations in Lara. Venezuela. Biota Neotropica, 9: 55-58.
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  6. Vasquez, C., O. Aponte, J. Morales, M.E. Sanabria and G. Garcia, 2008. Biological studies of Oligonychus punicae (Acari: Tetranychidae) on grapevine cultivars. Exp. Appl. Acarol., 45: 59-69.
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