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Dave Moore

Dave Moore


Principal areas of expertise

  • Entomologist with experience of biocontrol of coffee pests
  • Current speciality in insect pathology and biopesticides


  • Team leader, Environmental and Industrial Microbiology, CABI Bioscience (2000)
  • Insect pathologist CABI-IIBC and CABI Bioscience (1989-2000)
  • Senior entomologist CABI-IIBC on coffee, coconut and fruit tree pests (1984-89)
  • Grassland Research Institute (1982-1984)


  • Sc Biological Sciences, Portsmouth, 1974-77
  • PhD Agricultural Entomology, Reading University, 1979-82

Personal details

  • UK National
  • CABI Bioscience, Bakeham Lane, Egham, UK, TW20 9TY

Recent Publications

  • Nankinga, C.M. and Moore, D. (2000). Reduction of banana weevil populations using different formulations of the entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 10, 645-657.
  • Oduor, G.I.; Smith, S.M.; Chandi, E.A.; Karanja, L.W.; Agano, J.O. and Moore, D. (2000). Occurrence of Beauveria bassiana on insect pests of stored maize in Kenya. Journal of Stored Products Research, 36, 177-185.
  • Smith, S.M.; Moore, D.; Karanja, L.W. and Chandi, E.A. (1999). Formulation of vegetable fat pellets with pheremone and Beauveria bassiana to control the larger grain borer, Prostephanus truncatus (Horn). Pesticide Science, 55, 711-718.
  • Hong, T.D.; Jenkins, N.E.; Ellis, R.H. and Moore, D. (1998). Limits to the negative logarithmic relationship between moisture content and longevity in conidia of Metarhizium flavoviride. Annals of Botany, 81, 625-630.
  • Lopez- Vaamonde, C and Moore, D. (1998). Developing methods for testing host specificity of Phymastichus coffea LaSalle (Hym.: Tetrastichinae), a potential biological control agent of Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari) (Col.: Scolytidae) in Colombia. Biocontrol Science and Technology, 8, 397-411.
  • Hunt, D.J. and Moore, D. (1998). Rhigonematida from New Britain diplopods. 1. The genus Carnoya Gibson, 1898 (Rhansomnematoidea: Carnoyidae) with descriptions of three new species. Fundamental and Applied Nematology, 21, 281-297.
  • Hidalgo, E., Moore, D. and Patourel, G.L. (1998). The effect of different formulations of Beauveria bassiana on Sitophilus zeamais in stored maize. Journal of Stored Products Research, 34, 171-179.



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