Applied Entomology

Person in charge: Gaetano Siscaro

Ten professors are part of the Applied Entomology section: three full professors, two associate professors and five assistant professors. All of them belong to the scientific sector of AGR/11. The professors actively work on research topics related to (i) the development of sustainable protection tools and strategies for crops and stored products, (ii) the biology and taxonomy of arthropod pests and their natural enemies, as well as (iii) the food webs for pollinators and natural enemies. The section holds seven laboratories dedicated to experimental and teaching activities.