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Agricultural Entomologist

Dr. George Ong'amo CV

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Publications


2018

Amadi, JA, Ong'amo GO, Olago DO, Oriaso SO, Nyamongo IK, Estambale BBA.  2018.  Mapping potential Anopheles gambiae s.l. larval distribution using remotely sensed climatic and environmental variables in Baringo, Kenya. Medical and veterinary entomology.
Stephen F Omondi, Odee DW, Ongamo GO, Kanya JI, Khasa DP.  2018.  Mating patterns of the gum arabic tree (Acacia senegal synonym Senegalia senegal) in two different habitats. New Forests. 49(1):53-65.
Ong’amo, GO, Pallangyo B, Ali A, Njaku M, LeRu BP.  2018.  Diversity and abundance of lepidopteran stem borers and their respective native hosts in different vegetation mosaics in Tanzania. African Entomology. 26(1):50-62.
Ondiba, IM, Oyieke FA, Ong’amo GO, Olumula MM, Nyamongo IK, Estambale BBA.  2018.  Malaria vector abundance is associated with house structures in Baringo County, Kenya. PloS one. 13(6):e0198970.
Amadi, JA, Olago DO, Ong’amo GO, Oriaso SO, Nanyingi M, Nyamongo IK, Estambale BBA.  2018.  Sensitivity of vegetation to climate variability and its implications for malaria risk in Baringo, Kenya. PloS one. 13(7):e0199357.

2017

Kankonda, OM, Akaibe BD, Ong’amo GO, Ru B-PL.  2017.  Diversity of lepidopteran stemborers and their parasitoids on maize and wild host plants in the rain forest of Kisangani, DR Congo. Phytoparasitica. 45(1):57-69.
Ru, BL, Capdevielle-Dulac C, Musyoka BK, Pallangyo B, Njaku M, Goftishu M, Assefa Y, Sezonlin M, Ong’amo G, Kergoat GJ.  2017.  Phylogeny and systematics of the Acrapex apicestriata (Bethune-Baker, 1911) species complex (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Apameini, Sesamiina) with the description of eight new species from the Afrotropics. Annales de la Société entomologique de France (NS). 53(2):106-130.
Abdel-Rahman, EM, Landmann T, Richard Kyalo, Ong’amo G, Mwalusepo S, Sulieman S, Ru BL.  2017.  Predicting stem borer density in maize using RapidEye data and generalized linear models. International journal of applied earth observation and geoinformation. 57:61-74.
Kwadha, CA, Ong’amo GO, Ndegwa PN, Raina SK, Fombong AT.  2017.  The biology and control of the greater wax moth, Galleria mellonella. Insects. 8(2):61.
Stephen F Omondi, Odee DW, Ongamo GO, Kanya JI, Khasa DP.  2017.  Effects of anthropogenic disturbances on natural regeneration and population structure of gum arabic tree (Acacia senegal) in the woodlands of Lake Baringo ecosystem, Kenya. Journal of Forestry Research. 28(4):775-785.
Ru, BL, Capdevielle-Dulac C, Musyoka BK, Goftishu M, Assefa Y, Ndemah R, Molo R, Chipab G.  2017.  Molecular phylogenetics and definition of the Acrapex minima Janse group (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Apameini, Sesamiina) with the description of four new species from the Afrotropics. Annales de la Société entomologique de France (NS). 53(4):219-235.
Ndlela, S, Ekesi S, Ndegwa PN, Ong'amo GO, Mohamed SA.  2017.  Post‐harvest disinfestation of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) in mango using hot‐water treatments. Journal of Applied Entomology. 141(10):848-859.
Omondi, CJ, Onguru D, Kamau L, Nanyingi M, Ong’amo G, Estambale B.  2017.  Perennial transmission of malaria in the low altitude areas of Baringo County, Kenya. Malaria journal. 16(1):257.
Ong’amo, GO, Pallangyo B, Ali A, Njaku M, Musyoka BK, LeRu BP.  2017.  Diversity and abundance of lepidopteran stem borers and their respective native hosts in different vegetation mosaics in Tanzania. . :Inpress.
LeRu, BP, Capdevielle-Dulac C, Musyoka BK, Pallangyo B, Njaku M, Mubenga O, Chipabika G, Ndemah R, Bani G, Molo R, Ong’amo GO, Kergoat GJ.  2017.  Phylogenetic analysis and systematics of the Acrapex unicolora Hampson species complex (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Apameini), with the description of five new species from the Afrotropics . EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF TAXONOMY . 270:1-36.

2016

Ong’amo, G, Khadioli N, LeRu B, Mujica N, Carhuapoma P.  2016.  African Pink stemborer, Sesamia calamistis (Hampson 1910). Pest distribution and risk atlas for Africa. Potential global and regional distribution and abundance of agricultural and horticultural pests and associated biocontrol agents under current and future climates. , Lima (Peru).: International Potato Center (CIP).
Ong’amo, G, Khadioli N, LeRu B, Mujica N, Carhuapoma P.  2016.  Maize stalk borer, Busseola fusca (Fuller 1901).. Pest distribution and risk atlas for Africa. Potential global and Regional distribution and abundance of agricultural and horticultural pests and associated biocontrol agents under current and future climates.. , Lima (Peru): International Potato Center (CIP).
Ong’amo, G, Khadioli N, LeRu B, Mujica N, Carhuapoma P.  2016.  Spotted stemborer, Chilo partellus (Swinhoe 1885). Pest distribution and risk atlas for Africa. Potential global and regional distribution and abundance of agricultural and horticultural pests and associated biocontrol agents under current and future climates.. , Lima (Peru). : International Potato Center (CIP).
Omondi, SF, Odee DW, Ongamo GO, Kanya JI, Khasa DP.  2016.  Synchrony in leafing, flowering and fruiting phenology of Senegalia senegal within Lake Baringo woodland, Kenya: Implication for conservation and tree improvement.. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FORESTRY RESEARCH. :ID6904834.
Omondi, SF, Odee DW, Ongamo GO, Kanya JI, Khasa DP.  2016.  Genetic consequences of anthropogenic disturbances and population fragmentation in Acacia senegal.. CONSERVATION GENETICS . 17(6):1235-1244.
Midingoyi, SG, Affognon HD, Macharia I, Ong’amo G, Abonyo E, Ogola G, H. DG, LeRu BP.  2016.  Assessing the long-term welfare effects of the biological control of cereal stemborer pests in East and Southern Africa: Evidence from Kenya, Mozambique and Zambia Agriculture. ECOSYSTEMS AND ENVIRONMENT . 230:10–23.
Omondi, SF, Odee DW, Ongamo GO, Kanya JI, Khasa DP.  2016.  Effects of Anthropogenic Disturbances on Natural Regeneration and Population Structure of Gum Arabic Tree (Acacia senegal) in the Woodland of Lake Baringo Ecosystem, Kenya. JOURNAL OF FORESTRY RESEARCH. :DOI:10.1007/s11676-016-0349-4.
Calatayud, P-A, Njuguna E, Mwalusepo S, Gathara M, Okuku G, Kibe A, B M, Williamson D, Ong’amo G, Juma G, Johansson T, Subramanian S, Gatebe E, BP LR.  2016.  Can climate-driven change influence silicon assimilation by cereals and hence the distribution of lepidopteran stem borers in East Africa? AGRICULTURE, ECOSYSTEMS AND ENVIRONMENT. 224:95–103.

2015

Sambai, K, Ru BLP, Gathara M, Ong’amo G, Elijah Njuguna, Juma G, Mwalusepo S, Okuku G, Calatayud PA, Gatebe E, Johansson T.  2015.  Variation of soil nutrients in maize growing areas along the altitudinal gradient of Taita hills transect in Kenya.
Mwalusepo, S, Massawe ES, Affognon HD, Okuku GO, Kingori S, Mburu DM, Ong’amo GO, Muchugu E, Calatayud P-A, Landmann T, Muli E, Raina SK, Johansson T, Ru BPL.  2015.  Smallholder farmers’ perspectives on climatic variability and adaptation strategies in East Africa: The case of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Taita and Machakos Hills in Kenya. Earth Science & Climatic Change. 6(10):01-09.
LeRu, BP, Capdevielle-Dulac C, Conlong D, Pallangyo B, den Berg JOHNNIEV, Ong’amo G, Kergoat GJ.  2015.  A revision of the genus Conicofrontia Hampson (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Apameini, Sesamiina), with description of a new species: new insights from morphological, ecological and molecular data. Zootaxa. 3925(1):056-074.
Ondiba, I, Oyieke F, Ong’amo G, Njaanake K, Estambale BB.  2015.  Diversity and distribution of mosquitoes transmitting malaria and rift valley fever in Baringo County, Kenya.
Oyieke, F, Ondiba I, Ong’amo G, Njaanake K, Nyamongo I, Estambale B.  2015.  Diversity and Distribution of Mosquitoes Transmitting Malaria and Rift Valley Fever in Baringo County, Kenya.
Elijah Njuguna, Gathara M, Nadir S, Mwalusepo S, Williamson D, Mathé P-E, Kimani J, Landmann T, Juma G, Ong’amo G, Gatebe E, Ru BL, Calatayud P-A, Calatayud P-A.  2015.  Characteristics of soils in selected maize growing sites along altitudinal gradients in East African highlands. Data in brief. :138-144.
LeRu, BP, Capdevielle-Dulac C, D C, Pallangyo B, Van Den Berg J, Ong'amo G, Kergoat GJ.  2015.  A revision of the genus Conicofrontia Hampson (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Apameini), with description of a new species: new insights from morphological, ecological and molecular data . ZOOTAXA. 3925:56-74.
Juma, G, Ahuya PO, Ong’amo G, LeRu BP, Magoma G, Silvain J-F, Calatayud P-A.  2015.  Influence of plant silicon in Busseola fusca (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae – Poaceae interactions. BULLETIN OF ENTOMOLOGICAL RESEARCH. :DOI:101017/S000748531500005X.
Kergoat, GJ, Toussaint EFA, Capdevielle-Dulac C, Clamens A-L, Ong’amo GO, Conlong D, Van Den Berg J, Cugala D, Pallangyo B, Mubenga O, Chipabika G, Ndemah R, Sezonlin M, Bani G, Molo R, Ali A, Calatayud P-A, Kaiser L, Silvain J-F, LeRu BP.  2015.  Integrative taxonomy reveals six new species related to the Mediterranean corn stalk borer Sesamia nonagrioides (Lefèbvre) (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Sesamiina). ZOOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY . 175:244–270.

2014

Kergoat, GJ, Cuda JP, Overholt WA, Molo R, Chipabika G, Ong’amo G, Pallangyo B, Berg JV, Conlong D, Toussaint EFA, Capdevielle-Dulac C, Ru BLP.  2014.  Integrative taxonomy of Acrapex stem borers (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Apameini): combining morphology and Poisson Tree Process analyses.
Calatayud, PA, Silvain JF, Branca A, Dupas S, Gigot G, Ong'amo G, LeRu B, Campagne P, Sezonlin M, Faure N.  2014.  Phylogeography in continuous space: coupling species distribution models and circuit theory to assess the effect of contiguous migration at different climatic periods on ….
Kankonda, OM, Dudu A, Walangululu M, Ong’amo GO, Ru B-PL.  2014.  Stem borer species composition on maize and two non-cereal hosts in the forest zone of Kisangani, DRC. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology A. (4):822-829.
Khadioli, N, Tonnang ZEH, Muchugu E, Ong’amo G, Achia T, Kipchirchir I, Kroschel J, LeRu B.  2014.  Effect of temperature of the phenology of Chilo partellus (Swinhoe)(Lepidopteran); simulation and visualization of the potential future distribution of C. partellus in Africa. Bulletin of Entomological Research. (104)
Calatayud, PA, Okuku G, Musyoka B, Khadioli N, Ong’amo G.  2014.  Busseola segeta, a Potential New Pest of Maize in Western Kenya. ENTOMOLOGY, ORNITHOLOGY & HERPETOLOGY. 3:132.
Ong'amo, GO, LeGall P, Ndemah R, LeRu BP.  2014.  Diversity and host range of lepidopteran stemborer species in Cameroon . African Entomology. 22:625-635.

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