Daniel Rodríguez Caicedo

Professor, Facultad de Ciencias Básicas y Aplicadas, Universidad Militar, Nueva Granada, Colombia

Research Fellow, CASAS Global

e-mail: daniel.rodriguez.caicedo@gmail.com

Education & Languages

MS in Agronomy, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

PhD in Entomology, Universidad Nacional de Colombia


Spanish, English

Expertise & Interests

Population ecology and modeling

Crop system analysis

Biological control

Semiochemicals in pest management

Relevant Experience

Field ecology in coffee, horticultural and ornamental crops.

Selected Publications

Rodríguez, D., J. R. Cure, J. M. Cotes, A. P. Gutierrez, and F. Cantor. 2011. A coffee agroecosystem model. I. Growth and development of the coffee plant. Ecological Modeling, 222: 3626-3639.

Rodríguez, D., J. R. Cure, J. M. Cotes, A. P. Gutierrez, and F. Cantor, F. 2012. A coffee agroecosystem model. II. Dynamics of coffee berry borer. Ecological Modeling, 248:203-214.

Rodríguez D., Cotes J. M., Cure J. R. 2012. Comparison of eight degree-day estimation methods in four agroecological regions in Colombia. Bragantia, 71:299-307

Bustos A., Rodríguez D., Cure J. R., Cantor F. 2016. A simulation model of the mass rearing of Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari:Tetranychidae) on beans. Neotropical Entomology, 45(3):291-299.

Muñoz-Cárdenas K., Fuentes-Quintero L. F., Rueda Ramírez D., Rodríguez D., Cantor F. 2015. The Erythraeoidea (Trombidiformes: Prostigmata) as Biological Control Agents, with Special Reference to the Genus Balaustium. In book: Prospects for Biological Control of Plant Feeding Mites and Other Harmful Organisms, Chapter: 8, Publisher: Springer, Editors: Daniel Carrillo, Gilberto Jose de Moraes, Jorge E Peña.

Muñoz-Cárdenas K., Fuentes-Quintero L. F., Cantor F., Rodríguez D., Janssen A., Sabelis M. W. 2014. Generalist red velvet mite predator (Balaustium sp.) performs better on a midex diet. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 62(1):19-32.

Numa-Vergel S. J., Rodríguez C. L., Rodríguez C. D., Coy E. D. 2016. Effect of acaricidal activity of Solanum nigrum on Tetranychus urticae Koch under laboratory conditions. African Journal of Biotechnology, 15(10):363-369.

Numa S., Rodríguez L., Rodríguez D., Coy-Barrera E. 2015. Susceptibility of Tetranychus urticae Koch to an ethanol extract of Cnidoscolus aconitifolius leaves under laboratory conditions. SpringerPlus, (2015) 4:338.

Numa S., Bustos R. A., Rodríguez C. D., Cantor F. 2011. Laboratory and greenhouse evaluation of the entomopathogenic fungi and garlic–pepper extract on the predatory mites, Phytoseiulus persimilis and Neoseiulus californicus and their effect on the spider mite Tetranychus urticae. Biological Control, 57(2):143-149.

Cantor F., Benassi V. L. R. M., Fanton C. J., Rodríguez D., Cure J. R. 2015. Broca-do-café, Hypothenemus hampei  (Ferrari). In book: Pragas introduzidas no Brasil. Chapter 32, Publisher: FEALQ, Editors: Evaldo Ferreira Vilela, Roberto Antonio Zucchi.

Altamar-Varón P., Pérez-Maldonado D., Rodríguez-Caicedo D., Guerrero Perilla C., Coy-Barrera E. 2016. Chemical composition of the low-polar fraction of the Copitarsia uncilata Burgos & Leiva (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) eversible pheromone gland. Neotropical Entomology, 45(3):734-739.