The Implanteus graduate school of Avignon University proposes for its third year a cycle of scientific conferences, combining face-to-face and distance lectures.
The conference will take place online.
Tuesday May 23th
at 2:30 pm
“Use of solitary bees for pollination and apivectornin technology”,
Professeur Ljubisa Stanisavljevic, Serbie, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Biologie, Institute of Zoology, Center for Bee Research
The main research interests of professor Ljubisa Stanisavljevic are in the areas of systematic, phylogeny and pollination ecology of megachilid bees (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). A particular area of his research, also appropriately included in his M.Sc. and Ph.D. theses, relates to the domestication of the solitary bees, Osmia cornuta (Latr.) and O. rufa (L.), and their possible utilization as orchard and certain berry-crop pollinators. During graduate studies, he was engaged in several applied projects which investigated the efficiency of the alfalfa leaf cutting bee, Megachile rotundata Fab., as a target pollinator for commercial alfalfa seed production. He has also been involved in the study of the biology of honeybee Apis mellifera L., control of parasitic Varroa mite, and as a monitoring organism for the detection and biomonitoring of heavy metals in the environment. Also a particular area of his research relates to inferring phylogenies of parasitic wasps (Braconidae: Aphidiinae).
Getting to know the concepts of pollination and pollinators. Pollination as a regulating service in terrestrial ecosystems. The importance of pollination to agro-ecosystems. Orchard bees: Life cycle, breeding technology and their importance as pollinators. Entomovectoring and apivectoring technologies in modern agriculture. Examples of successful application of apivectoring technology.
To follow the conference online, go here: https://bbb.univ-avignon.fr/b/fay-vdw-wco
Do not forget to indicate last name, first name and laboratory under your photo on the online platform.