Stored Product Pests Laboratory

Via Santa Sofia - Ground floor - Plant Protection Division
Person in charge: Pompeo Suma

Colonies of the most common insect pests of food commodities are maintained for teaching activities. Among the available equipment, there are four stereomicroscopes and one video-microscopy working station. Moreover, a chemical hood and a fully equipped insect olfactometry station are used for Filth-tests for food physical contaminants and for experiments on olfactory orientation of insect pests.

Capacity: 15-20 people
Number of workstations : 6-8