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Entomology

Entomology is the scientific study of insects, a branch of zoology.


Det finns 217 sidor som är taggade med Entomology:
Department of Ecology

Department of Ecology

How can we manage forests and land without threating biodiversity and ruining ecosystem services? These divergent goals require a broad understanding of ecological interactions in nature. Research,

About insect Ecology

Insects are many, important and diverse. Among other things, they recycle nutrients, disperse seeds, transmit disease, pollinate our crops – and eat part of them, too. They also provide food to many

Ecosystem services in agriculture

The Bommarco lab empirically and theoretically explores ecosystem functions in insect-plant-soil food webs in agricultural ecosystems. We apply this to crop production, pest control and pollination.

Björn Bohman

Björn Bohman

I am an organic chemist representing the chemical part of chemical ecology. With a broad practical background in organic synthesis, chromatography, and mass spectrometry, I enjoy leading projects

Sara Emery

Sara Emery

I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Ecology specifically with the Agricultural Entomology working group. I am interested in conservation biological control, community ecology,

Fredrika Wrethling

Fredrika Wrethling

PhD-student in Ecology with focus on effects of forest management on ecological interactions, with emphasis on the relationship between diversity and insect pests. All forests are subjected to some

Miriam Frida Karlsson

Miriam Frida Karlsson

I am researcher with interest in management of invasive and native insect pest species in crop production (tropical and temperate) with the use of Integrated Pest Management and Biological Control.

Assignments and projects

Here you can find examples of assignments that SLU Risk assessment of plant pests has completed and information about our projects. Assignments and projects Here you can find examples of assignments

Australian pest insects are picky about their yeasts

Many insects are known to be attracted to the smell of fermented products such as beer, wine and vinegar. Recent work has revealed how this attraction forms part of the intricate ecological

Centre for Biological Control (CBC)

Centre for Biological Control (CBC)

We contribute to the development of new knowledge concerning the use of living organisms to control pests and diseases. CBC is a competence driven actor in biological control, both nationally and

Bianka Csitari

Bianka Csitari

Environmental scientist conducting laboratory and field work as a research assistant in project LIFEPLAN. As a part of my master’s and PhD program I worked at the Department of Microbiology (ELTE,

Insect evolution

When populations and species are facing environmental changes, they can only track suitable conditions, adapt to the new conditions or go extinct. These mechanisms, driven by biotic and abiotic

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