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Neus Rodriguez-Gasol

Neus Rodriguez-Gasol


I currently collaborate in the projects:

Flower strips 2.0: Optimized biological control and pollination in organic strawberries

SamZoner 2.0: Optimization of multifunctional buffer zones for improved biological control and pollination


PhD in Science and Agrifood Technology, University of Lleida in collaboration with Institute of Agrifood Research and Technology (IRTA), Spain. Title: Habitat management in Mediterranean fruit orchards to foster pollinator and natural enemy communities.

MS in Integrated Pest Management, University of Lleida, Spain. Title: Effects of the interaction between pollen diet and a neonicotinoid on the honey bee Apis mellifera L. (in collaboration with the University of Bologna, Italy).


Selected publications

Rodriguez-Gasol, N., Alins, G., Veronesi, E., Wratten, S. (2020) The ecology of hoverflies as ecosystem-service providers in agricultural systems. Biological control, 151.

Bogusch, P., Hlaváčková, L., Rodriguez-Gasol, N., Heneberg, P. (2020) Near-natural habitats near almond orchards with presence of empty gastropod shells are important for solitary shell-nesting bees and wasps. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 299.

Olaniyan, O., Rodriguez-Gasol, N., Cayla, N., Michaud, E., Wratten, S. (2019) Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc), a potential threat to China’s potato industry. Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 19.

Rodriguez-Gasol, N., Avilla, J., Aparicio, Y., Arnó, J, Gabarra, R., Riudavets, J., Alegre, S., Lordan, J., Alins, G. (2019) The contribution of surrounding margins in the promotion of natural enemies in Mediterranean apple orchards. Insects, 10.

Rodriguez-Gasol, N., Avilla, J., Alegre, S., Alins, G. (2019) Sphaerophoria rueppellii adults change their foraging behavior after mating but maintain the same preferences to flower traits. BioControl, 64: 149-158.

Renzi, M.T., Rodriguez-Gasol, N., Medrzycki, P., Porrini, C., Martini, A., Burgio, G., Maini, S., Sgolastra, F. (2016) Combined effect of pollen quality and thiamethoxam on hypopharyngeal gland development and protein content in Apis mellifera. Apidologie: 47.



Postdoctor at the Department of Ecology; NJ, Ecology and environmental research unit
Postal address:
Inst för Ekologi, Box 7044
750 07 UPPSALA
Visiting address: Ulls väg 16, Uppsala