Applied Entomology

Person in charge: Gaetano Siscaro

Ten professors are part of the section: two full, three associate and five assistant professors. All of them belong to the scientific-teaching sector of AGR/11 (Italian classification). 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 specific for experimental and teaching activities.