University of Milan, Milan Italy
Associate Director and Research Fellow, CASAS Global
Education & Languages
Diplom Ing. Agr., with award
PhD, Agric. Engin. ETH
Postdoctoral fellow, University of California
Languages: German, English, French, Italian
Expertise & Research Interests
Population dynamics and integrated management of crop pests and pests of medical importance
Integrated agricultural production systems
Adaptive management of populations, ecosystems and ecosocial systems
Research assignment in sub-Saharan Africa, Sudan, Madagascar, Kenya and Ethiopia on diverse problems such as cassava, cotton, rice and tsetse/nagana
Numerous national and international consultantships
Bechini, L., P. Morlacchi, and J. Baumgärtner. 2013. Coinciding development of winter wheat and leaf beetles along an Alpine transect. Acta Oecologica 47: 95-104.
Gilioli, G., A. Bodini, and J. Baumgärtner. 2013. Metapopulation modelling and area-wide pest management strategies evaluation. An application to the Pine processionary moth. Ecol Modell 260: 1-10.
Rigamonti, I., V. Trivellone, M. Jermini, D. Foug, and J. Baumgärtner. 2013. Multiannual infestation patterns of grapevine plant inhabiting Scaphoideus titanus (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) leafhoppers. Can Ent (in press).
Baumgärtner, J., A. P. Gutierrez, S. Pesolillo, and M. Severini. 2012. A model for the overwintering process of European grapevine moth Lobesia botrana. J Ent Acar Res 44: 8-16.
Gutierrez, A.P., L. Ponti, M. L. Cooper, G. Gilioli, J. Baumgärtner, and C. Duso. 2012. Prospective analysis of the invasive potential of the European grapevine moth Lobesia botrana (Den. & Schiff.) in California. Agr Forest Entomol 14: 225–238.
Montagna, M., G. C. Lozzia, A. Giorgi, and J. Baumgärtner. 2012. Insect community structure and insect biodiversity conservation in an Alpine wetland subjected to an intermediate diversified management regime. Ecol Eng 47: 242-246.
Gutierrez, A.P., L. Ponti, M. L. Cooper, G. Gilioli, J. Baumgärtner, and C. Duso. 2012. Prospective analysis of the invasive potential of the European grapevine moth (Lobesia botrana (Den. & Schiff)) in California. Agric Forest Entomol 14: 225-238.
Giorgi, A., M. Madeo, J. Baumgärtner, and G. C. Lozzia. 2011. Chemometric analysis of the secondary metabolite profile of Yarrow (Achillea collina Becker ex Rchb.) affected by phloem feeding Myzus persicae Sulzer aphids. J Ent Aca. Res 42: 91-102.
Giorgi, A., M. Madeo, J. Baumgärtner, and G. C. Lozzia. 2011. The relationship between phenolic content, pollen diversity, physicochemical information and radical scavenging activity in honey. Molecules 16: 336-347.
Baumgärtner, J., G. Tikubet, G. Gilioli. 2010. Towards adaptive governance of common-pool mountainous agropastoral systems. Sustainability 2: 1448-1471.
Sciarretta, A., G. Tikubet, J. Baumgärtner, G. Melaku, and P. Trematerra. 2010. Spatial clustering and associations of two savannah tsetse species, Glossina morsitans submorsitans and Glossina pallidipes (Diptera Glossinidae), for guiding interventions in an adaptive management framework. Bull Ent Res 100: 661-670.
Gilioli, G., M. Groppi, M. P. Vesperoni, J. Baumgärtner, and A. P.Gutierrez. 2009. An epidemiological model of East Coast Fever in African livestock. Ecol Modell 220: 1652-1662.
Gutierrez, A.P., G. Gilioli, J. Baumgärtner. 2009. Eco-social consequences of disease management in East African agro-pastoral systems: Policy implications. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 106: 13136-13141.
Ayalew, G., A. Sciarretta, J. Baumgärtner, C. Ogol, and B. Löhr. 2008. Spatial distribution of Diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella L. (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae), at the field and the regional level in Ethiopia. Int J Pest Manag 54: 31-38.
Baumgärtner, J., G. Gilioli, G. Tikubet, and A. P. Gutierrez. 2008. Eco-social analysis of an East African agro-pastoral system: Management of tsetse and trypanosomiasis. Ecol Econom 65: 125-135.
Honors: Parasitis Prize