Salvatore Nucifora

Assistant Professor of General and applied entomology [AGR/11]
Office: Via S. Sofia, 100 - 2° piano, n.304
Email: salvatore.nucifora@unict.it
Phone: 095 7147358
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am to 12pm, on MS Teams (code: os4wgib). Alternative days/times can be agreed by e-mail.



Updated 11.02.2020

Degree in Agricultural Sciences with full marks and honors, in 1989.
PhD in Agricultural Entomology in 1996.
Assistant professor at the University of Catania, since 1996.
He has carried out numerous tests, also for third parties (Bayer, Dow AgroSciences, DuPont), concerning crops protection from pests or pollination of entomophilous vegetables grown under greenhouse.
He was Professor of Agricultural and forest zoology; Basic phytoiatry; Agricultural entomology; Zoology and applied entomology; Methods of protection of field crops; Forest entomology; Zoology and elements of forest entomology, at the University of Catania. Collaborates to teaching of the Department.

 


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  • set up of integrated and biological control strategies in Mediterranean agricultural and forest ecosystems;
  • taxonomy, biology and faunistics of Sternorrhyncha Diaspididae;
  • surveys on main or new pests and studies on their population dynamics in forest ecosystems and spread in the territory.