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Mario V. Navasero

Scientist I, SCS (2013)

Expertise: Biological Control, Entomology , Insect Systematics, Biological Sciences, Pest Management, Insect Taxonomy, Pesticide Management

Affiliation

University Researcher, National Crop Protection Center, University of the Philippines Los Baños- College of Agriculture (UPLB-CA)

Scientist I, National Crop, Protection Center-Crop Protection Cluster (NCPC-CPC), University of the Philippines Los Baños- College of Agriculture (UPLB-CA)

Association

    • National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP), Regular Member
    • Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society for Agriculture and Related Sciences, Member
    • Philippine Association of Entomologists , Regular Member
    • UP Entomological Society, Member
    • Philippine Association of Entomologists (PAE), Life Member
    • Philippine Association of Career Scientist (PACS), Member
    • Philippine Association of Agriculturists, Member
    • International Society for Southeast Asian Agricultural Sciences (ISSAAS), Member
    • University of the Philippines Research, Extension and Professional Staff Association, Member

Employment

    • Museum of Natural History, UPLB, Research Assistant, 1987 Feb. - 1988 Sept.
    • National Crop Protection Center, College of Agriculture, UPLB, Research Assistant, 1988 Oct. - 1997 July
    • Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, UPLB, Research Assistant, 1985 June. - 1987 Jan.
    • Department of Entomology, CA, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Research Aide, 1983 Jan. - 1983 Dec.
    • National Crop, Protection Center-Crop Protection Cluster, Scientist I, April 2013 - present
    • National Crop, Protection Center-Crop Protection Cluster, University Researcher, Aug 1997 - Mar 2013
    • National Crop, Protection Center-Crop Protection Cluster, Research Assistant, Aug 1984 - July 1997

Award

    • Pest Management Award in Research, 40th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, 2009 My 5-8
    • Best Poster Award/Potential of Farm-level utilization of Spodoptera litura Nuc. Polyhedrosis Virus, 34th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, 2003 My 6-9
    • The BAR Director's Award for R&D , Bureau of Soils, 2002 N 28
    • UP President's International Publication Award 2001, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, 2002 Mr 13
    • Best Junior Researcher 2000, 24th Anniversary Celebration, NCPC, UPLB, College, Laguna, 2000 My 22
    • Scholarship Grant, Marsman Foundation, 1994-1996
    • Haribon Field Fellowship Grant , , 1989
    • Philippine Association of Entomologists' Scholarship, Bayer Philippines , 1981-1982
    • Professional Government Career Service Eligible , , 1987
    • Licensed Agriculturist (License No. 0002091), Professional Regulation Commission
    • L.B. Uichanco Memorial Award as Outstanding Entomologist, Philippine Association of Entomologists during the 45th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Confe, May 6-9, 2014
    • Scientist I, Department of Science and Technology and the Civil Service Commission, March 13, 2013
    • International Publication Award for the paper entitled “Calumpang SMF, Burgonio GAS, The Philippine Agricultural Scientist, 2014
    • International Publication Award for the paper entitled “Calumpang SMF, Burgonio GAS, Philippine Journal of Science, 2014
    • International Publication Award for the paper entitled “Navasero MV, Navasero MM, de Roxas MC dL a, Philippines Journal, 2014
    • Mass-rearing of Broad mite, Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Banks) (Tarsonemidae, Acari), on Alugbati, Ba, Philippine Entomologist, 2013
    • International Publication Award for the paper entitled “Behavioral and Olfactory Responses of Rice, Philippine Journal of Science, 2013
    • International Publication Award for the paper entitled “Occurrence of the Moraceae-feeding bombyci, Philippines Journal, 2013
    • International Publication Award for the paper entitled “Mass-rearing of Broad mite, Polyphagotarso, Philippine Entomologist, 2013
    • International Publication Award for the paper entitled “Influence of intercropping vegetable crops, The Philippine Agricultural Scientist, 2013
    • International Publication Award for the paper entitled “Behavioral response of asian corn borer, O, The Philippine Agricultural Scientist, 2013
    • International Publication Award for the paper entitled “The genus Acizzia Heslop-Harrison in the P, The Philippine Entomologist, 2013
    • International Publication Award for the paper entitled “Comparative development of Spodoptera exem, The Philippine Entomologists, 2013
    • International Publication Award for the paper entitled “Biology of the black earwig, Chelisoches m, The Philippine Entomologist, 2013
    • International Publication Award for the paper entitled “A new Paurocephaline genus and species (He, The Philippine Entomologist, 2010
    • International Publication Award for the paper entitled “Effectiveness of thiametoxam gel baits aga, The Philippine Entomologist, 2010

Research

    • Population dynamics of arthropods associated with eggplant [Completed]
    • Crop protection practices and perceptions on pests of sampaguita farmers in San Miguel,Bulacan, a survey [Completed]
    • Survey of arthropods associates with sampaguita and biological studies on major pest species [Completed]
    • Taxonomy of Philippine jumping plant lice [Completed]
    • Development of IPM schemes for peri urban sampaguita production [On-going]
    • Survey, biology and mass rearing of common phytoseiid predators [On-going]
    • Insect pest management in eggplant [On-going]
    • Composition and abundance of arthropods in Bt and non-Bt eggplant [Completed]
    • Species composition, population dynamics and biology of arthropods associated with Tubang bakod, Jatropha curcas (Linn.) [Completed]
    • Farmers' evaluation of village-level production and utilization of Nuclear Polyhedrosis Viruses (NPVs) and the Predatory anthocorid bug, Orius tantillus (Motsch.) for the management of major lepidopterous pests of corn [Completed]
    • Narrowing knowledge gap on crop management practices in peri-urban sampaguita production through training and information support(Study Leader, 2005-2007) [Completed]
    • Evaluation of the earwig, Euborellia annulata (Fabricius) (Anisolabididae, Dermaptera) for the control of eggplant borer, Leucinodes orbonalis (Guenee) (Pyralidae, Lepidoptera)(Study Leader, 2005-2008) [Completed]
    • Development of pest management schemes for sampaguita (2003-2005) [Completed]
    • Survey of arthropod of pests of sampaguita (2004) [Completed]
    • Pesticide management of major insect pests and foliage diseases of tomato. (DA-BAR)(1999-2004) [Completed]
    • Action Research: Training on farm-level collection, preparation, preservation and utilization of Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus of Spodoptera litura (SlNPV) [Completed]
    • Farm-level production and utilization of Spodoptera litura Nuclear Polyhedrosis [Completed]
    • Floral damage of Fruit and shoot borer, Leucinodes orbonalis Guenee (Pyralidae, Lepidoptera) [Completed]
    • Population dynamics of arthropods associated with eggplant (2001-2003) [Completed]
    • Biological and cultural control of major insect pests of eggplant (1999-2001) [Completed]
    • Biological and cultural control of fruit worm, thrips, nematodes and soil-borne diseases on tomato. (DA-BAR. Study Leader 1999-2001) [Completed]
    • Further studies on the jumping plant-lice of Mt. Makiling with emphasis on the immature stages (1999-2001) [Completed]
    • National biodiversity conservation priority-setting [Completed]
    • National biodiversity conservation priority-setting [Completed]
    • Integrated biological control of major pests and diseases of cabbage (1996-1999) [Completed]
    • Taxonomy of Philippine Jumping plant-lice (Psylloidea, Homoptera) (Masteral thesis. 1994-1998) [Completed]
    • Mass production of Helicoverpa and Spodoptera Nuclear Polyhedrosis Viruses [Completed]
    • Biological studies and cultural control of the okra pod borer, Earias vitella Fabricius (Noctuidae, Lepidoptera [Completed]
    • Damage Assessment of Bean Leaf Folder, Lamprosema Indicata Fabricius on Mungbean (1996-1997) [Completed]
    • Field efficacy evaluation of four strains of Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus against Helicoverpa armigera Hubner on tomato,(Project Leader,1991-1992) [Completed]
    • Biology and Chemical Control of the Eggplant Fruit and Shoot borer, Leucinodes orbonalis Guenee (Pyralidae, Lepidoptera) in the Philippines(1982-1984) [Completed]
    • Occurrence, rapid appraisal and mapping of Comperiella sp. (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Encyrtidae) in CSI-Infested Areas of CALABARZON [Completed]
    • Field Observations on the biology of Coconut Scale Insect, Aspidiotus rigidus Reyne (Diaspididae, Hemiptera) [Completed]
    • Field Evaluation of the Bioefficacy and Methods of Application for Some Neonicotinoids Insecticides Against the Coconut Scale Insect, Aspidiotus rigidus Reyne (Diaspididae, Hemiptera) [Completed]
    • Life history and morphology of the Ficus-feeding bombycid, Trilocha varians (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae), in the Philippines with notes on its host range and damage to Ficus nitida [Completed]
    • Field and laboratory observation on the biology of the black armyworm, Spodoptera exempta (Walker) (Noctuidae, Lepidoptera) [Completed]
    • Taxonomy of Philippine Jumping Plant-Lice (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) with Emphasis on the Immature Stages [Completed]

Papers Presented

    • Hispine beetles of coconut in the Philippines, 37th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Grand Regal Hotel, Davao City
    • Critical-window based IPM guide for eggplant, 36th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, PhilRice/CLSU, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija
    • Succession and population of arthropods pests of eggplant in two different cropping systems., 35th Pest Management Council of the Philippines Convention,Amigo Terrace Hotel,Iloilo City
    • Sampaguita webworm, Nausinoe geometralis (Lepidoptera,pyralidae),a new pest record for the Philippine with notes on its biology., 35th Pest Management Council of the Philippines Convention,Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City
    • Crop protection practices and perceptions on pests of sampaguita farmers in San Miguel, Bulacan., 35th Pest Management Council of the Philippines Convention, Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City
    • Pests of Sampaguita., 35th Pest Management Council of the Philippines Convention, Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City
    • Population Dynamics of Arthropods Associated with Eggplant, Eggplant IPM Workshop, Lisland Resort Hotel, Urdaneta, Pangasinan
    • Development of IPM schemes for peri urban sampaguita production UPWARD in-house planning workshop, PCARRD, Los Banos Laguna
    • Crop protection practices and perceptions on pests of sampaguita farmers in San Miguel, Bulacan, Interinstitutional forum on Pesticide use in sampaguita, National Protection Center, UPLB College, Laguna
    • Pests and Diseases of Sampaguita, Inter-Institutional Forum on Pesticide Use in Sampaguita, National Crop Protection Center, UPLB, College Laguna
    • Isang Pagsasanay:Pagpaparami ng Bayrus-NPV ng Amumulpol, Spodoptera litura ng mga Magsasakang Kasapi ng Bantog Samahang Nayon Multi-purpose Cooperative, 35th Pest Management Council of the Philippines Covention, Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City
    • Laboratory rearing technique for Proctolaelaps yinchuanensis Xue, Sui and Yi (Ascidae: Gamasida, Acari) using Suidasia pontifica Oudemans (Suidasaiidae:Gamasida,Acari)., 35th Pest Management Council of the Philippines Convention, Amigo terrace Hotel, Iloilo City
    • Common diseases of sampaguita., 35th Pest Management Council of the Philippines Convention, Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City
    • Sustaining the Sampaguita Flower/garland Livelihood System in Peri-urban Metro Manila, 26th Annual Scientific Meeting, National Academy of Science and Technology, Westin Plaza Pasay City
    • Management of Pests of Sampaguita, Sampaguita Seminar, Demo Farm, Provincial Agriculturists Office, Brgy. Callos, Sta. Cruz, Laguna
    • Survey of Arthropods Associated with Eggplant and Farmers? Crop Protection Practices in Some of the Major Eggplant Growing Areas in Luzon, 40th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Hotel Supreme Convention Plaza, Baguio City
    • Village-level Utilization of Spodoptera and Helicoverpa Nuclear Polyhedrosis Viruses and the Flower bug, Orius tantillus (Motsch.) for the Management of Major Lepidopterous Pests of Corn, 40th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Hotel Supreme Convention Plaza, Baguio City
    • Mass Production of the Black Earwig, Chelisoches morio (Chelisochidae, Dermaptera), 40th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Hotel Supreme Convention Plaza, Baguio City
    • The Coconut Leaf Beetle, Brontispa longissima (Gestro) (Chrysomellidae, Coleoptera), A Serious Threat to the Philippine Coconut Industry (Plenary paper), 39th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Asturias Hotel, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
    • Development, prey consumption and mass production of Chelisoches morio Fabr. (Chelisochidae, Dermaptera), 39th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Asturias Hotel, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
    • Occurrence and Abundance of Non-target Arthropods in Bt and non-Bt lines of Eggplant, 40th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Hotel Supreme Convention Plaza, Baguio City
    • Possible Natural Control of the Invasive Coconut Hispine beetle, Brontispa longissima (Gestro) (Coleoptera, Chrysomellidae, Hispinae) by its Diverse Indigenous Natural Enemies, 39th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Asturias Hotel, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
    • Evaluation of Nuclear Polyhedrosis Viruses for the Management of Fruitworm, Helicoverpa sp. and Cutworm, Spodoptera litura L. in Processing Tomato, 39th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Asturias Hotel, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
    • Spider Mites and Broad Mite Occurring on Jatropha curcas L. and Their Potential Predatory Mites, 39th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Asturias Hotel, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
    • Rearing Units for the Mass Production of the Black earwig, Chelisoches morio Fabr. (Chelisochidae, Dermaptera), 39th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Asturias Hotel, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
    • Indigenous biological control agents of Brontispa longissima (Gestro) in the Philippines, 29th Annual Scientific Meeting National Academy of Science and Technology. Westin Philippine Plaza, Pasay City
    • Control of Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae) on eggplant through on-farm demo-experiment: The case of Calamba City and Balete, Batangas, 37th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Grand Regal Hotel, Davao City
    • Control of Tomato Fruitworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Noctuidae, Lepidoptera) Using Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus and Trichogramma chilonis, 34th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Cebu Business Hotel, Cebu City
    • Isang pagsasanay: Pagpaparami ng bayrus-NPV ng mamumulpol, Spodoptera litura (Fabr.) ng mga magsasakang kasapi ng Bantog Samahang Nayon Multi-purpose Cooperative, 35th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City
    • Field evaluation of the predatory bug, Orius tantillus (Mots) (Anthocoridae:Hemiptera) for the control of the Asian corn borer, Ostrinia furnacalis (Guenee), 34th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Cebu Business Hotel, Cebu City
    • First Observations on the Predatory Behavior of Proctolaelaps yinchuanensis Xue,Sui &Yi (Ascidae, Acarina), 34th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Cebu Business Hotel, Cebu City
    • Life history and damage assessment of bean leaf folder, Lamprosema indicata (Fabr.) (Pyralidae, Lepidoptera) on mungbean, 31st PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference. Hotel Supreme, Baguio City
    • Density and within plant distribution of Orius tantillus (Motschulsky) (Anthocoridae, Hemiptera) and Ostrinia furnacalis (Guenee) (Pyralidae, Lepidoptera) in two varieties of corn, 31st PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference. Hotel Supreme, Baguio City
    • Taxonomy of Philippine Jumping plant-lice, 30th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Philippine Rice Research Institute, Munoz, Nueva Ecija
    • Field Efficacy of Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus Against Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on Tomato, 24st PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Cebu City
    • Brontispa Detection and Control, Planning Workshop and Consultative Meeting on the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Executive Order No. 664 (Brontispa Emergency Control Measures, Kamayan sa Palaisdaan, Brgy. Dapdap, Lanzonesan, Tayabas, Quezon
    • Technical Briefing on Biological Control Researches on Nuclear Polyhedrosis Viruses (NPVs), Predatory Mites, Earwigs, Orius and Other Natural Enemies, International Workshop on Appropriate Use of Bio-Fertilizers and Bio-pesticides for Small Scale Farmers in the Asia and the Pacific Region, Sponsored by PCARRD and Food and Fertilizer Technology Center (FFTC) of Taiwan, National Crop Protection Center, UPLB-CA
    • Community-based Production and Utilization of Nuclear Polyhedrosis Viruses (NPV) of Fruitworm and Cutworm, Integrated Production and Pest Management in Processing Tomato: Issues and Prospects, alazzo de Laoag Hotel, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
    • Assessing Impact of IPM on Peri-urban Sampaguita Livelihood System, CIP-UPWARD Workshop on Participation and Change: Enhancing Research for Impact, Army Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam
    • Insect Pests and Diseases of Sampaguita, Inter-Institutional Forum on Pesticide Use on Sampaguita, National Crop Protection Center, College of Agriculture, UP Los Baños, College, Laguna
    • Population Dynamics of Arthropods Associated with Eggplant, Eggplant IPM Seminar-Workshop, Lisland Resort Hotel, Urdaneta City and Brgy. Bantug, Asingan, Pangasinan
    • Mga Peste ng Okra, Forum sa Okra: Pagkilala at Pagkontrol ng Peste at Sakit ng Okra, Postharvest Research and Training Institute and Department of Horticulture, College, Laguna
    • Hispine beetles of coconut in the Philippines, 37th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Grand Regal Hotel, Davao City
    • Biological Control of Tomato Fruitworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Noctuidae, Lepidoptera) using Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus and Trichogramma chilonis, 15th National Research Symposium Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Research, Diliman, Quezon City
    • Biological and Cultural Control of Some Major Pests of Eggplant, 15th National Research Symposium Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Research, Diliman, Quezon City
    • Potential of Farm-level Utilization of Spodoptera litura Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus, 15th National Research Symposium Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Research, Diliman, Quezon City
    • Biological and cultural control of some major pests of eggplant, 15th National Research Symposium Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Research, Diliman, Quezon City
    • Potential of Farm-level Utilization of Spodoptera litura Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus, 15th National Research Symposium Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Research, Diliman, Quezon City
    • Insect Fauna of Cabbage in Ilocos Sur and Mt. Province, 20th Annual Scientific Meeting National Academy of Science and Technology, Westin Philippine Plaza, Pasay City
    • Biological Control of Tomato Fruitworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Noctuidae, Lepidoptera) using Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus and Trichogramma chilonis, 16th STARRDEC Regional Symposium on R&D Highlights
    • Biological Control of Tomato Fruitworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Noctuidae, Lepidoptera) using Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus and Trichogramma chilonis, 15th National Research Symposium, Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Research, Diliman, Quezon City
    • Cabbage Root Maggot, Delia sp. (Anthomyiidae, Diptera), A New Pest of cabbage in the Philippines, 20th Annual Scientific Meeting National Academy of Science and Technology, Westin Philippine Plaza, Pasay City
    • Selection of the Entomopathogenic Fungal Isolates for Virulence Toward Migratory Locust, 20th Annual Scientific Meeting National Academy of Science and Technology, Westin Philippine Plaza, Pasay City
    • El Niño and its effect on Field Population Increase of Migratory Locust, 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of National Academy of Science, Westin Philippine Plaza, Pasay City
    • The Natural Enemies of Paddy Climbing Worm, Pseudeletia separata (Walker) (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae), 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of National Academy of Science and Technology, Westin Philippine Plaza, Pasay City
    • An Unlabelled Fruitfly Attractant Sold Commercially in San Antonio, Nueva Ecija, 28th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Iloilo City
    • Natural Enemy-hyperparasite Complexes of Paddy Climbing Worm, 28th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Iloilo City
    • Laboratory Test of Metarhizium flavoviridae (FI 985) on Migratory Locust and Non-target Organisms, 27th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Davao City
    • Biological Control of Trianthema portulacastrum L. A Major Weed of Corn at the Farm Research and Outreach Sites in Tarlac and Pangasinan, Crop Science Society of the Philippines, Davao City
    • Families and Genera of Philippine Psylloidea, Identification of Quarantine Pests for Pest Risk Assessment Implementation, National Crop Protection Center, College, Laguna
    • Natural enemies of migratory locust in the Philippines, Trainors' Training on Locust Management in Central Luzon, Zambales, Bataan, Tarlac and Pampanga, Provincial Agriculturist Offices
    • Potential of Farm-level utilization of Spodoptera litura Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus, 34th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference. Cebu Business Hotel, Cebu City
    • Mass Rearing of Dichromothrips corbetti (Priesner) (Thripidae, Thysanoptera), 34th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Cebu Business Hotel, Cebu City
    • Mating Behavior and Cannibalism in Lema Pectoralis Baly (Chrysomelidae, Coleoptera), 34th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Cebu Business Hotel, Cebu City
    • Mass Rearing of Orius tantillus (Mots.) (Anthocoridae, Hemiptera), 34th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Cebu Business Hotel, Cebu City
    • Mass Rearing of Tetranychus truncatus Ehara (Tetranychidae, Acarina) on Waterlily, 34th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Cebu Business Hotel, Cebu City
    • A New Genus and Species of Aphalaridae from Mt. Makiling, Luzon Island, Philippines, Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR) Anniversary Celebration, Bureau of Soils and Water Management Convention Hall, Department of Agriculture, Diliman, Quezon City
    • Community Based Production and Utilization of Egg Parasitoids for the Control of Major Lepidopterous Pests of Corn, International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods, Honolulu, Hawaii,(VanDriesche, R.D.) (ed.)Unites States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Morgantown, WV, FHTET-2003-05
    • Feeding Habits of Psylloids (Psylloidea, Homoptera) Associated with Ficus sp., 31st PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Hotel Supreme, Baguio City
    • Monolepta sp. (Chrysomelidae, Coleoptera) a New Pest of Corn Seedlings, 21st Annual Scientific Meeting National Academy of Science and Technology, Westin Philippine Plaza, Pasay City
    • Hispodonta sp. (Alticinae, Chrysomelidae) A New Pest Record for Banana, 21st Annual Scientific Meeting National Academy of Science and Technology, Westin Philippine Plaza, Pasay City
    • Observation on Bactrocera (Bactrocera) philippinensis Drew and Hancock (Tephritidae, Diptera) and the Possibility of Using Methyl Eugenol for its Detection and Control, 35th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City
    • Common Diseases of Sampaguita, 35th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City
    • Biological and Cultural Control of Some Major Pests of Eggplant, 15th National Research Symposium, Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Research, Diliman, Quezon City
    • Biological and Cultural Control of Some Major Pests of Eggplant, 25th Annual Scientific Meeting National Academy of Science and Technology, Westin Philippine Plaza, Pasay City
    • Flower Damage of Fruit and Shoot Borer, Leucinodes orbonalis (Guenee) (Pyralidae, Lepidoptera) on Eggplant, 34th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference. Cebu Business Hotel, Cebu City
    • Situation Analysis and Development of Methods of Damage and Insecticide Bio-efficacy Assessments for the Coconut Scale Insect, Aspidiotus sp. (Diaspididae, Hemiptera), 45th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference
    • A comparison of canopy-dwelling non-target arthropod communities in open pollinated transgenic Bt and non-Bt eggplant in four multi-location trial sites in the Philippines, 44th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference. Hotel Centro, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
    • Biology of Trilocha varians (Walker) (Bombycidae, Lepidoptera), 44th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference. Hotel Centro, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
    • Field and laboratory observations on the biology of the Black Armyworm, Spodoptera exempta (Walker) (Noctuidae, Lepidoptera) in the Philippines, 43rd PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference. Mallberry Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City
    • Survey of arthropods associated with eggplant and farmers? crop protection practices in some of the major eggplant growing areas in Luzon, 41st PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference. Waterfront Insular Hotel, Davao City

Education

    • University of the Philippines at Los Baños, College, Laguna, Master Science in Entomology, 1994-1998
    • University of the Philippines at Los Baños, College, Laguna, Bachelor of Science and Arts (Entomology), 1976-1984

Publication

    • (2003) Floral damage of fruit and shoot orer,Leucinodes orbonalis guenee(Pyralidae,Lepidoptera) on eggplant.
    • Philippine Entomologist Volume 17, No. 1
    • (2003) Research Note:Refinement of the laboratory mass production technique for orius tantillus Mostach(Anthocoridae,Lepidotera).
    • Philippine Entomologists Volume 17, No. 1
    • (2003) Short Communication: Potential of farm level production and utiliation od Spodoptera litura Nuclear polyhedrosis Virus
    • Philippine Entomologists Volume 17, No. 1
    • Navasero, M.M., Raros, L.C., Garcia, R., (2004) Mass rearing of Tetranychus truncatus Ehara (Tetranychidae: Acarina) on water hyacinth, Eihchornia crassipes L.
    • Philippine Entomologists Volume 18, No. 2
    • Navasero, M.M., Hirao, G.A., (2002) Mass rearing of Dichromothrips corbetti (Priesner) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on Vanda flowers
    • Philippine Entomologists Volume 16, No. 1
    • Calilung, V.J., (2001) A new genus and species of Aphalaridae (Psylloidea, Hemiptera) from Mount Makiling, Luzon Island, Philippines
    • Philippine Entomologists Volume 15, No. 2
    • Calilung, V.J., (2001) The Paurocephala psylloptera-complex (Hemiptera: Psylloidea: Aphalaridae) in the Philippines with description of a new species
    • Philippine Entomologists Volume 1
    • Navasero, M.M., Hirao, G.A., Santiago, D.R., (2001) Some factors affecting mass rearing of the Vanda thrips, Dicromothrips corbetti (Priesner) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)
    • Philippine Entomologists Volume 15, No. 1
    • Santiago, D.R., Castillo, A.G., Arapan, R.S., Eusebio, J.E., (2001) Efficacy of Metarhizium anisopliae (Metsch.) Sor. against the Oriental migratory locust, Locusta migratoria manilensis Meyen
    • The Philippine Agricultural Scientists Volume 84, No. 1
    • Calilung, V.J., (2000) Phacopteron gabrieli, a new psyllid (Hemiptera: Psylloidea: Phacopteronidae) from Mount Makiling, Luzon Island, Philippines
    • Philippine Entomologists Volume 14, No. 1
    • (1998) Pseudophacopteron calilungae, a new psyllid (Hemiptera: Psylloidea: Phacopteronidae) injurious to Pili nut
    • Philippine Entomologists Volume 12, No. 1
    • Calilung, V.J., (1990) Biology of the Eggplant fruit and shoot borer, Leucinodes orbonalis (Guenee) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in the Philippines
    • Philippine Entomologists Volume 8, No. 2
    • Rejesus, B.M., Malayba,M.T., Javier, P.A., Saavedra, N.T., Palacio, I.P., (1988) Chemical and cultural control of thrips, Thrips palmi Karny, on watermelon
    • Philippine Journal of Crop Science Volume 12, No. 1
    • Palis, F.B., Saavedra, N.T., (2002) Eggplant and arthropods
    • Agrolinks Volume 4, No. 3
    • Navasero, M.M., (2005) Pang-komunidad na Pag-aalaga ng Mamumulpol, Pagpaparami, Pag-iimbak, at Paggamit ng Bayrus-NPV
    • NCPC-OVCRE16p
    • Navasero, M.M., Bacud, S.T., Gallentes, J., (2006) Pamamahala ng peste ng sampaguita
    • Monograph
    • Navasero, M.M., (2003) Kilalanin natin ang mamumulpol, Spodoptera litura (Fabr.)
    • Leaflets
    • Calilung, V.J., (1998) The psyllids (Hemiptera: Psylloidae) of the Philippines: an annotated checklist
    • Philippine Entomologists Volume 12, No. 1
    • Navasero, M.M., (2003) Pag-aalaga ng Mamumulpol, Spodoptera litura (Fabr.)
    • Leaflets
    • Navasero, M.M., (2003) Mga tanong at sagot tungkol sa bayrus NPV ng mamumulpol
    • Leaflets
    • Navasero, M.M., (2003) Pagpaparami, Pag-iimbak at Paggamit ng Bayrus NPV ng Mamumulpol, Spodoptera litura (Fabr.)
    • Leaflets
    • Navasero, M.M., (2003) Isang Pagpapakilala: Development of IPM Schemes for Sampaguita
    • Leaflets
    • Varca, L.M., Ebuenga, M.D., L.E. Fabro, L.E., (2001) Insecticide management of tomato fruitworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner)
    • Leaflets
    • Gonzales P.G., Bayot, R.G., (2001) Helicoverpa Nuclear Popyhedrosis Virus for biological control of tomato fruitworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner
    • mm
    • Almarinez BJM, Amalin DM, Carandang JSR VI, and Navasero MM, (2014) Communication: First Philippine record of the parasitoid, Comperiella sp. (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae): a potential biocontrol agent against Aspidiotus rigidus (Hemiptera: Diaspididae)
    • J. Appl. Entomol.. doi
    • Navasero MM, (2014) Biology of Trilocha varians (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae) on Ficus benjamina L
    • Philippines. Philippine Entomologist
    • Hautea DM, Quilloy RB, Taylo LD, Narciso JO, Mostoles MDJ, and Hautea RA, (2014) "Tanglaw" and "Tanyag" - new NSIC-approved UPLB eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) hybrids for commercial cultivation in Luzon
    • Philippine Journal of Crop Science
    • Calumpang SMF, Burgonio GAS, Navasero MM, (2014) Repellency of volatile organic chemicals of Kakawate, Gliricidia sepium (Jacq.) Walp., to Rice Green Leafhopper, Nephotettix virescens (Distant) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae)
    • The Philippine Agricultural Scientist
    • Calumpang SMF, Burgonio GAS, Navasero MM, (2013) Behavioral and olfactory responses of Rice Green Leaf Hopper, Nephottetix virescens (Distant) to volatile cues from tagbak (Alpinia elegans (C. Presl) K. Schum)
    • Philippine Journal of Science
    • Navasero MM, de Roxas MC dL and Calumpang SMF, (2013) Occurrence of the Moraceae-feeding bombycid, Trilocha varians (Walker) (Bombycidae, Lepidoptera) as pest of jackfruit and some ornamental species of Ficus in the Philippines
    • Philippine Journal
    • Navasero MM, (2013) Mass-rearing of Broad mite, Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Banks) (Tarsonemidae, Acari), on Alugbati, Basella rubra L. (Basellaceae), with notes on its feeding damage, development and population growth
    • Philippine Entomologist
    • Calumpang SMF, (2013) Influence of intercropping vegetable crops on the population of some arthropods associated with eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) and damage potential of eggplant fruit and shoot borer (Leucinodes orbonalis Guenee) in the presence of radish (Raphanus sativus L.)
    • The Philippine Agricultural Scientist
    • Calumpang SMF, (2013) Behavioral response of Asian Corn Borer, Ostrinia furnacalis Guenee (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and the Common Earwig [Euborelia annulipes Lucas (Dermaptera: Anisolabiidae)] to selected plants and weeds associated with sweet corn
    • The Philippine Agricultural Scientist
    • (2012) The genus Acizzia Heslop-Harrison in the Philippines with considerations on the occurrence and host plant affinity of the three local species including one new record
    • The Philippine Entomologist
    • Navasero MM and Candano RN, (2011) Comparative development of Spodoptera exempta (Walker) (Noctuidae, Lepidoptera) on Zea mays L. and Panicum maximum Jacq. in the Philippines with notes on its host range, larval feeding and post emergence behavior of adults
    • The Philippine Entomologist
    • Navasero MM, (2010) Biology of the Black Earwig, Chelisoches morio (Fabricius) (Chelisochidae, Dermaptera)
    • The Philippine Entomologist
    • (2010) A new Paurocephaline genus and species (Hemiptera: Psylloidea: Aphalaridae) from the Philippines
    • The Philippine Entomologist
    • (2010) Host plant index of Philippine psylloids (Hemiptera: Psylloidea)
    • The Philippine Entomologist
    • Lit Jr IL, (2010) Effectiveness of thiametoxam gel baits against the Black Crazy Ant, Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille)
    • The Philippine Entomologist
    • Navasero MM, Raros LC and Garcia R, (2005) Mass rearing of the two-spotted mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch, on water hyacinth
    • The Philippine Entomologist

Trainings

    • Refresher Course on Pest and Disease Diagnosis and Management in Rice, Corn, Vegetables and Mango, 2009 Je 1-4, NCPC, College of Agriculture
    • Refresher Course on Pest and Disease Diagnosis and Management in Rice, Corn, Vegetables and Mango, 2009 Ap 13-17, NCPC, College of Agriculture
    • Seminar Workshop on Village-level Bio-control Mass Production Laboratories (FFS-Bio-Lab Project), 2007 N 3, Provincial Training Center, Bacolod, Negros Occidental
    • Sampaguita Seminar, 2008 S 3, Demo Farm, Provincial Agriculturists Office, Brgy. Callos, Sta. Cruz, Laguna
    • Crop-Life Philippines Eggplant Critical-windiow based IPM Training, 2006 Ag 10-11, ATI, UP Los Baños, College, Laguna
    • Brontispa Seminar-Workshop and Exposure Tour, 2005 Ag 24-25, ITCAF, Diliman, Quezon City and Villa Dominga Resort, Indang, Cavite
    • Sampaguita Production Seminar, 2005 Ag 15-20, Agro-Industrial Trade Fair and Exhibits, Lucena City
    • Integrated Production and Pest Management in Processing Tomato: Issues and Prospects., 2005 Jl 19-22, Palazzo de Laoag Hotel, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
    • Training Workshop on the Identification of Predatory and Mite Pests, 2005 Mr 16, Municipal Lednicky Hall, La Trinidad, Benguet
    • Eggplant IPM Seminar-Workshop, 2004 Ap 20-21, Lisland Resort Hotel, Urdaneta City and Brgy. Bantug, Asingan, Pangasinan
    • Comprehensive Educ. Prog. for Integrated and Sustainable Dev. of Tagbanua Communities in Calamian., 2003 Ag 27-28, Brgy. Bulalacao, Corion, Palawan
    • Sampaguita Farmers' Forum, 2003 Jl 18, Banlic, Calamba City
    • Training-Workshop on Improving Vegetable Production in the Highlands, 2002 N 25, College of Forestry, UP Los Baños, College, Laguna
    • 1st Visayas and Mindanao Vegetable Congress: IPM on Vegetables, 2001N 28-29, Cebu Business Hotel, Cebu City
    • Forum sa Okra: Pagkilala at pagkontrol ng Peste at Sakit ng Okra., 1998 O 16, PRTI and Dept. of Horticulture, UPLB, College, Laguna
    • Training-Workshop on Identification of Quarantine Pests for Pest Risk Assessment Implementation, 1998 F 18-25, NCPC, College of Agriculture, UPLB, College, Laguna
    • Training-Workshop on Enhancing R&D Capabilities on Phytophagous Mites in the Cordillera, 1997 O 26-29, NCPC, College of Agriculture, UPLB, College, Laguna
    • 40th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference., 2009 My 5-8, Hotel Supreme Convention Plaza, Baguio City
    • 39th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, 2008 My 2-5, Puerto Princesa, Palawan
    • 37th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, 2006 My 2-5, Grand Regal Hotel, Davao City
    • 36th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, 2005 My 3-6, PhilRice/CLSU, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija
    • CIP-UPWARD Workshop on Participation and Change: Enhancing Research for Impact, 2005 Ja 19-21, Army Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam
    • 26th Annual Scientific Meeting, National Academy of Science and Technology, 2004 Jl 14-15, Manila Hotel, Rizal Park, Manila
    • Inter-Institutional Forum on Pesticide Use on Sampaguita, 2004 Je 9, NCPC, CA-UPLB, College, Laguna.
    • Seminar-Workshop on Strengthening Research and Development Capability, 1999 Ja 26-29, NCPC, CA, UP Los Baños, College, Laguna
    • 30th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, 1999 My 4-6, PRRI, Munoz, Nueva Ecija
    • Gender Issues, 1998 D 7, NCPC, CA, UPLB, College, Laguna
    • 20th Annual Scientific Meeting National Academy of Science and Technology, 1998 Jl 7-8, Westin Philippine Plaza, Pasay City
    • 19th Annual Scientific Meeting National Academy of Science and Technology,, 1997 Jl 9-10, Westin Philippine Plaza, Pasay City
    • 30th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, 1999 My 4-6, PRRI, Munoz, Nueva Ecija
    • 24th PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, 1993 My 4-7, Cebu City
    • Training-Workshop for FPA Accredited Researchers, 2000 Mr 28-29, Continuing Educ. Center, UPLB, College, Laguna
    • Workshop on R,D and E Crop Protection Agenda, 2000 Ap 3-4, NCPC, CA, UPLB, College, Laguna
    • 31st PMCP Anniversary and Annual Scientific Conference, 2000 My 3-6, Hotel Supreme, Baguio City
    • Workshop on Integrated Implementation of High Impact Project on Eggplant and Tomato, 2000 My 16, IPB, UPLB, College, Laguna
    • Nat. Conference and Workshop on Integrated Pest management in Rice, Corn and Selected Major Crops, 1990 My 1-3, NCPC, CA, UPLB, College, Laguna
    • Legal Biosafety Training Course, July 21 2014 - July 23 2014, Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS). InterContinental Hotel, Makati City
    • Workshop on "Facing the Media: The Art of Being Interviewed", june 18 2014 - june 19 2014, ISAAA and SEARCA‐Biotechnology Information Center. Richmonde Hotel, Ortigas, Manila
    • Program for Biosafety Systems SEAsia and Michigan State University Training Course on Insect and Wee, Feb 19 2007 - Feb 21 2007, UP Los Baños, College, Laguna
    • Training on Research Methodologies, Monitoring and Evaluation, June 23 2005 - June 24 2005, The Commission on Higher Education-University of the Philippines Los Baños Zonal Research Center fo