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Entomology, Ornithology & Herpetology: Current Research

Entomology, Ornithology & Herpetology: Current Research
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ISSN: 2161-0983

George D. Broufas

George D. Broufas

George D. Broufas
PrAssistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Development
Democritus University of Thrace, Orestiada, Greece

Biography

Dr. Broufas was trained as an agromonist and continued his postgraduate studies in crop protection (MSc) and agricultural acarology (PhD) in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In 2003 he was appointed as Lecturer and since 2009 as Assistant Professor in Agricultural Zoology and Entomology at the Department of Agricultural Development, in Democritus University of Thrace. He is Adjunct Professor at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (since 2012) and Visiting Researcher at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics in the University of Amsterdam (Netherlands) (2009, 2011, 2012, 2013). He has participated as principal investigator or external research collaborator in more than 40 research projects during the last decade. His work includes more than 30 articles in peer - reviewed journals, 56 papers in congress proceedings, one book chapter and 16 review articles in technical Greek Journals.

Research Interest

Biological control of insect and mite pests
Side effects of pesticides to non-target organisms
Integrated Insect Pest Management
Day-degree phenological models
Diapause
Insect-plant interactions

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