Nyo Me Htwe

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Nyo Me Htwe

Nyo Me Htwe is a Postdoctoral fellow at IRRI's Crop and Environmental Sciences Division (CESD).

EXPERTISE

  • Ecologically-based management of crop pests with specialist expertise in rodent management research rice agro-ecosystems
  • natural resource management in rice and rice-based cropping system
  • Focus on research and development extension networks for delivering technologies to improve the livelihoods of small holder farmers

EDUCATION

  • PhD in Biology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, US (2008-2012)
  • M.Agr.Sc(Entomology), Yezin Agriculture University, Myanmar (2004-2006)
  • B.Agr.Sc (Entomology), Yezin Agriculture University, Myanmar (1995-200)

WORK HISTORY

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, IRRI (2014-present)
  • Deputy Staff Officer, Plant Protection Division (PPD), Department of Agriculture (DoA) (2012-ongoing)
  • Assistant Supervisor, PPD, DoA, (2004-2012)
  • Deputy Assistant Supervisor, PPD, DoA (2000-2004)

AWARDS

  • Best speaker award, Asian Women Leadership training, IRRI (2009)
  • PhD with Distinctions, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, US (2012)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (RECENT)

Science Journals (peer reviewed)

  1. Brown PR, Nyunt Yee, Singleton GR, Kenney AJ, Nyo Me Htwe, Myo Myint and Than Aye 2008. Farmers’ knowledge attitudes and practices for rodent management in Myanmar. International Journal of Pest Management 54(1): 69 – 76.
  2. Singleton GR, Belmain S, Brown PR, Aplin K, Nyo Me Htwe. 2010. Impacts of rodent outbreaks on food security in Asia. Wildlife Research 37:355-359 (Impact factor 1.487).
  3. Htwe NM, Singleton GR, Hinds LA, Propper CR, Sluydts V. 2012. Breeding ecology of the rice field rats, Rattus argentiventer and R. tanezumi, in lowland irrigated rice systems in the Philippines. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 161, 39-45. (Impact Factor 3.004).
  4. Htwe NM, Singleton GR, Nelson AD. 2012. Can rodent outbreaks be driven by major climatic events? Evidence from cyclone Nargis in the Ayeyawady delta, Myanmar. Pest Manag Sci 2013; 69: 378–385 (Impact factor 2.251).
  5. Htwe NM, Singleton GR. 2014. Is quantity or quality of food influencing the reproduction of rice field rats in the Philippines? Wildlife research, 41, 56–63.
  6. Belmain SR, Htwe NM, Kamal NQ and Grant R Singleton. 2015. Estimating rodent losses to stored rice as a means to assess efficacy of rodent management. Wildlife research 42, 132–142 (Impact factor 1.487).

Book chapters (peer reviewed)

  1. Htwe, N.M, Singleton, G.R, Thwe, A.M, and Lwin, Y.Y. 2010. Rodent population outbreaks associated with bamboo flowering in Chin State, Myanmar. In: Singleton, G.R, S.R. Belmain, P.R. Brown, and B. Hardy eds. Rodent outbreaks: Ecology and Impacts. International Rice Reseasch Institute, Los Banos. Philippines. Pp 79-98.
  2. Singleton, G.R, N.M. Htwe, L.A. Hinds and W. Soe. 2010b. Response options to rodent outbreaks following extreme weather events: cyclone Nargis, a case study. In: Singleton, G.R, S.R. Belmain, P.R. Brown, and B. Hardy eds. Rodent outbreaks: Ecology and Impacts. International Rice Reseasch Institute, Los Banos. Philippines. Pp 171-190.
  3. Singleton, G.R, N.M. Htwe, L.A. Hinds and W. Soe. 2010b. Response options to rodent outbreaks following extreme weather events: cyclone Nargis, a case study. In: Singleton, G.R, S.R. Belmain, P.R. Brown, and B. Hardy eds. Rodent outbreaks: Ecology and Impacts. International Rice Reseasch Institute, Los Banos. Philippines. Pp 171-190.
  4. Htwe NM. Rodents handbook for extension staff (in Myanmar Language). Plant Protection Division, Department of Agriculture, Myanmar. 2013.

Nyo Me Htwe

 

Nyo Me Htwe
Postdoctoral Fellow, Crop and Environmental Sciences Division (CESD)

IRRI Myanmar Country Office


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