Boiteau, Gilles, Ph.D.

Research Scientist - Insect Ecology

Contact Information:

850 Lincoln Road
PO Box 20280
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 4Z7
Telephone: 506-460-4471
Fax: 506-460-4377

Areas of Expertise:

  • insect dispersal (ecology and monitoring)
  • insect transmission of pathogens ( PVY)
  • control of insect pests (cultural, physical and biological) as they relate to integrated pest management on conventional and organic potato production.

Current Projects:

  • Development and assessment of chemical, physical and biological control techniques against aphids and Colorado potato beetles for sustainable agriculture in potato

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.








Other Science Related Publications:


  • Boiteau, G. and Vincent, C. (2016). "Le radar harmonique portatif pour l‘étude des déplacements d’insectes.", Antennae, 23(1), pp. 14-17.


  • Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Leskey, T.C., and Colpitts, B.G. (2013). "Differential impact of mixed crop borders on the walking and flight dispersal of adult Colorado Potato Beetles from the potato patch.", Joint meeting, Entomological Society of Canada / Entomological Society of Ontario, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, October 20-22, 2013, CP11. (Poster)
  • Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Leskey, T.C., and Colpitts, B.G. (2013). "Role of crop border and host patch size on retention of electronically tagged walking adult Colorado potato beetle.", Annual Meeting, Entomological Society of America, Austin, Texas, USA, November 10-13, 2013, D0344. (Poster)


  • Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Meloche, F., Leskey, T.C., Gui, L.-Y., and Colpitts, B.G. (2012). "Harmonic radar finders as insect monitoring devices.", 24th International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2012) and International Organization for Biological Control (IOBC) Global Symposium, Daegu, South Korea, August 19-25, 2012, PS4TH043. (Poster)


  • Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Meloche, F., Leskey, T.C., and Colpitts, B.G. (2011). "Validation of harmonic radar finders as insect monitoring devices.", Entomological Society of Canada 61st and Acadian Entomological Society 71st joint Annual Meeting, Westin Nova Scotian Hotel, Halifax, NS, Canada, November 6-9, 2011. (Poster)
  • Gui, L.-Y., Boiteau, G., Colpitts, B.G., MacKinley, P.D., and McCarthy, P.C. (2011). "Walking Pattern of Fed and Unfed Adult Colorado Potato Beetles in Arable Land.", 19th Annual Northeast Potato Technology Forum, Crowne Plaza Fredericton Lord Beaverbrook Hotel, Fredericton, NB, Canada, March 16-17, 2011.


  • Nelson, K.L., Boiteau, G., Lynch, D.H., Peters, R.D., and Fillmore, S.A.E. (2009). "Novel use of the standard bioindicator Folsomia candida to monitor agricultural soil health.", 93rd Annual Meeting of the Potato Association of America (PAA), Fredericton, NB, Canada, August 9-13, 2009.
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