Edīte Jākobsone has obtained a bachelor's degree at the University of Latvia, studying the diversity of subcortisal invertebrates and mushrooms in the residential microbiotope of Schneider's bark (2016). From 2017 until now, work at the Latvian Plant Protection Research Centre. Currently works in the entomology and horticulture plant pathology group which carries out tests for the effectiveness of plant protection products. From 2019 are also participating at research activities of the scientific institute of The Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies Institute of Plant Protection Research “Agrihorts”. Edītei has experience in working with different methods of pest monitoring, identifying and restricting pests, as well as decision support systems. The protection of fruit trees and berries plantations in the context of organic farming is particular interest.