Editorial Board for section 'Insect Ecology, Diversity and Conservation'

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Members (78)

Prof. Dr. Gábor L. Lövei
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, Flakkebjerg Research Centre, DK-4200 Slagelse, Denmark
Interests: invasion ecology; ecology of feeding in predatory arthropods; community ecology of terrestrial arthropods; conservation biology; urban ecology; agroecology & sustainable agriculture; risk assessment methodology; biosafety: ecology of genetically modified organisms; bionomics, behaviour and ecology of beneficial arthropods; biological control by generalist natural enemies and habitat manipulation
Prof. Dr. Rainer Meyhöfer
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Editorial Board Member
Institute of Horticultural Production Systems, Section Phytomedicine, Leibniz Universität Hannover, 30419 Hannover, Germany
Interests: behavioural ecology; sensory ecology; arthropods; integrated pest management; biological control; ecosystem services
Prof. Dr. Peter H. Adler
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Section Board Member
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Clemson University, 130 McGinty Court, E143 Poole Agricultural Center, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
Interests: ecology, genetics and systematics of world Simuliidae; insect biodiversity and endangered species; structure and function of lepidopteran mouthparts
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Prof. Dr. Shinichi Akimoto
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Section Board Member
Laboratory of Systematic Entomology, Department of Ecology and Systematics, Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-8589, Japan
Interests: aphid ecology; insect-plant interactions
Prof. Dr. Sandra A. Allan
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Section Board Member
Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary, Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
Interests: insect behavior; visual ecology; chemical ecology; crop protection; surveillance
Prof. Dr. Olle Anderbrant
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Section Board Member
Department of Biology, Unit of Functional Zoology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Interests: chemical ecology; insect behavior; plant protection
Prof. Dr. Amir Ayali
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School of Zoology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel
Interests: locust ecology and behavior; insect locomotion control; neuroethology; insect-inspired technology
Prof. Dr. Emilio Balletto
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Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology, Università degli Studi di Torino, Turin, Italy
Interests: Lepidoptera; butterfly; ant
Prof. Dr. John E. Banks
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Section Board Member
California State University, Monterey Bay, 100 Campus Center, Seaside, CA 93955, USA
Interests: agricultural ecology; conservation science; ecotoxicology; quantitative ecology
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Dr. Spencer T. Behmer
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Section Board Member
Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Interests: insect nutritional physiology; foraging behavior; physiological ecology; plant-insect interactions
Dr. Albino Antonio Bento
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Instituto Politecnico de Braganca, Braganca, Portugal
Interests: functional biodiversity; biological control; biotechnical control; bioecology of pests; sustainability
Dr. Umberto Bernardo
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CNR, Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, 80055 Portici, Italy
Interests: biological control; endosymbionts; integrative taxonomy; invasive species
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Prof. Dr. Paulo A. V. Borges
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CE3C—Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes, Azorean Biodiversity Group, CHANGE—Global Change and Sustainability Institute, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and the Environment, University of the Azores, PT-9700-042 Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal
Interests: macroecology; community ecology (SADs, SARs); island biogeography; conservation; beetle taxonomy; bioespeleology; termite control; insect pollination
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Dr. Cristina Botías
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Beekeeping and Agro-environmental Research Center (CIAPA-IRIAF). Honey bee Pathology Laboratory, 19180 Marchamalo (Guadalajara), Spain
Interests: bee health; conservation; pollinators; microsporidia; pathogens; pesticides
Prof. Dr. Michael J. Brewer
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Texas AandM AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Corpus Christi, TX 78406, USA
Interests: tritrophic interactions; landscape ecology; natural enemies; aphids
Prof. Dr. Sascha Buchholz
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Department of Ecology, Technische Universität Berlin, D-12165 Berlin, Germany
Interests: urban ecology; biotic interactions; insect diversity; functional diversity; nature conservation; land-use change
Dr. Wolfgang Büchs
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Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Institute for Crop and Soil Science, Bundesallee 50, 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
Interests: insects of agro-ecosystems: biodiversity; biotic indicators; nutritional ecology; pests; predators; soil insects; multitrophic-interactions; effects of GMO´s and/or pesticides on non-targets
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Burgio
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Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agro-Alimentari, DISTAL, Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Viale Fanin 42, 40127 Bologna, BO, Italy
Interests: integrated pest management; functional biodiversity; insect biodiversity conservation
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Dr. Andrew Cherrill
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Crop and Environment Sciences, Harper Adams University, Shropshire TF10 8NB, UK
Interests: conservation biology (particularly related to habitat management); insect ecology (particularly Orthoptera and Auchenorrhyncha (Fulgoromorpha, Cicadomorpha)); insects in agricultural systems
Prof. Dr. Jan E. Conn
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Department of Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY, USA
Interests: evolutionary genetics; vector biology; malaria; mosquito ecology
Dr. Adolfo Cordero-Rivera
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ECOEVO Lab, E.E. Forestal, Dept. Ecology & Animal Biology, University of Vigo, Campus A Xunqueira, 36005 Pontevedra, Spain
Interests: conservation; biodivesity; ethodiversity; entomology; Odonata; evolutionary ecology; freshwater; ponds; rivers
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Prof. Dr. Jérôme Cortet
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Universite Paul-Valery Montpellier III, University Montpellier, EPHE, CNRS, IRD, CEFE UMR 5175, Montpellier, France
Interests: soil fauna; Collembola; urban ecology; agroecology; pollution; bioindicators; technosols; education
Prof. Dr. Francesca Romana Dani
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Department of Biology, University of Firenze, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Interests: insect chemical communication; social insect; olfaction; olfactory proteins; insect repellents
Dr. Nicolas Desneux
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INRA (French National Institute for Agricultural Research), University of Côte d'Azur, CNRS, UMR 1355-7254, 06903 Sophia Antipolis, France
Interests: arthropod ecology; community ecology, ecotoxicology, biological control; integrated pest management, sublethal effects, parasitoid specialization
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Dr. Michael E. Dillon
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Department of Zoology and Physiology and Program in Ecology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
Interests: physiological ecology; thermal biology; climate change
Dr. Bernard M. Doube
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Dung Beetle Solutions International, 37 Cave Avenue, Bridgewater, SA 5155, Australia
Interests: dung beetles; soil health; soil biology; earthworms; biological control
Dr. Jian J. Duan
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USDA ARS Beneficial Insects Introduction Research Unit, 501 South Chapel Street, Newark, DE 19713, USA
Interests: beneficial insects introduction; biocontrol; natural enemies; emerald ash borer; Asian longhorned beetle
Prof. Dr. Henri J. Dumont
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Department of Biology, Gent University, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Interests: aquatic biodiversity; functional ecology; genetics; paleolimnology; phylogeny; biogeography
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Prof. Dr. Mark Fellowes
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School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AS, Berkshire, UK
Interests: urban ecology; evolutionary ecology
Dr. Julia Ferrari
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Department of Biology, University of York, York, UK
Interests: evolutionary ecology; symbiosis; plant-insect interactions; insect-natural enemy interactions; aphids
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