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Celso Omoto


Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (ESALQ)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Celso Omoto is a professor at the Department of Entomology and Acarology, University of São Paulo (USP/ESALQ). He works on the risk assessment and management of pest resistance to insecticides and Bt crops in Brazil. His research focuses on understanding how insects evolve resistance to pesticides and what can be done to prevent or slow its emergence and spread in the fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), Old World bollworm (Helicoverpa armigera) and Brown Stink Bug (Euschistus heros) in Brazilian agroecosystems. Recently, he is focusing on multi-omic approaches to understand the evolution of insecticide resistance. His major goal is related to the implementation of pest resistance management programs to different control tactics. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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