New CETAF-DEST Entomological Training course: registration open!

Entomology (special. Diptera Syrphidae), emphasis on collection management and bioindicator use

Dates of Implementation

26-30 September 2022

Registration deadline

4 July 2022




Civic Museum of Natural History and System of the Museums of the University of Ferrara, Italy & Protected Area of Valli Mirandolesi, Italy.

The course will give an introduction to the taxonomy and the systematics of hoverflies, insects that play an important role in pollination of both crops and wild flora and are used in organic control of pests. Hoverflies are also used as bioindicators of biodiversity in natural and seminatural ecosystems: the Syrph the Net method will be explained in details. Information about other pollinators and bioindicators of biodiversity and about museum collection management will be supplied. The course will be a Face to Face one, including theoretical modules as well as field and lab sessions.

For all the details, please go to the CETAF DEST website

2 thoughts on “New CETAF-DEST Entomological Training course: registration open!

  • Dr.Ashok R Walunj says:

    Respected Sir,Iam working in Arid zone fruits Project in special reference to xyloborus spp which is serious issue in India on Pomegranate.
    Kindly suggest training on,pollinators biodiversity, lPM, Coleopterous pest shotehole borer xyloborus spp infesting fruit & plantation crops ,

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