Laboratory of Entomology


Current research

(the most recent research is at the top)
Collaboration Development and implementation of an attract-and-kill method for control of the ectoparasitic, poultry red mite (Dermanyssus gallinae) in poultry house facilities
Collaboration Resistance mechanisms against whitefly in tomato
Collaboration InterSect: Development of innovative methods for selecting and engineering natural resistance to thrips in ornamental and vegetable crops
Secretariat Effects of insect herbivore egg deposition on interactions of plants with their insect community: a multitrophic approach
Secretariat Cognitive consequences of natural variation in learning in parasitic wasps
Secretariat Dealing with herbivores at the expense of pollination: effects of herbivore-induced changes on flower traits
Secretariat Mosquitoes as bridge vectors of infectious pathogens between apes and humans
Secretariat Modelling an ecological network of plant-insect dynamics in the context of volatile plant metabolite profiles
Secretariat The evaluation of larvae of black soldier fly (Hermetia illuscens L.) as alternative protein source for the animal feed industry.
Secretariat Environmental, behavioural and genetic determinants of vector competence for West Nile virus in European Culex pipiens mosquitoes.
Secretariat Spinoza premie 2007 (NL)
Secretariat Linking plasticity in plant growth and defence with dynamic insect herbivore communities: a new perspective on the growth-defence trade-off
Secretariat Genetical genomics to identify genes involved in resistance against two major agricultural insect pests
Secretariat Mining natural genetic variation of combinatorial stress responses of Arabidopsis to identify new tolerance pathways for biotic and abiotic stress
Secretariat Multithrophic interactions affecting oviposition behaviour in a bronze bug Thaumastocoris peregrinus Carpintero & Dellappe (Heteroptera: Thaumastocoridae) a common pest of Eucalyptus plantations in Uruguay.
Secretariat Interactions between arboviruses and the innate immune responses of both human and mosquito hosts
Secretariat Induction of plant VOC emission by biotic stresses and consequences for a herbivore-parasitoid interaction in the laboratory and in the field
Secretariat Genome mining for improved biological control in cucumber
Secretariat Ecological effects of phloem-feeding herbivore (Brevicoryne brassicae) on induced defenses against a chewing herbivore in Brassica oleracea
Secretariat Consistency in responses of parasitoids to herbivore community complexity
Secretariat Understanding virulence of entomopathogenic fungi in controlling malaria mosquitoes: An integrated approach using experimental evolution
Secretariat Trophic systems analysis and risk assessment of genetically modified crops.
Secretariat Transmission dynamics of Borrelia burgdorferi: a population genetics approach
Secretariat The art of being small: cognitive ecology of minute parasitic wasps with extreme brain size variation
Secretariat Introducing an innovative and sustainable tool in the fight against malaria: the effect of odour baited traps on the distribution of plasmodium infection on Rusinga Island, Kenya
Secretariat Effects of phloem-feeding herbivores on caterpillar-induced defences. Unraveling the underlying mechanisms in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana
Secretariat Effects of early-season herbivores on the insect community dynamics
Secretariat Control of tick-borne diseases: Shooting the messenger
Secretariat Breeding for resistance to root files (Delia spp.) in cabbage, Brassica oleracea, using genomic approaches
Secretariat Chemical signalling of malaria parasites call for transmission?
Secretariat Effect of drought on interactions of plants with friends and foes: a plant-insect perspective
Secretariat Genome mining in cucumber for enhanced biological control
Secretariat Manipulation of olfactory system in mosquito's for the control of malaria in Western Kenya.
Secretariat Breeding for resistance to root flies (Delia spp.) in cabbage, Brassica oleracea, using genomic approaches
Secretariat Chemical Ecology of Insect-Plant Interactions
Secretariat The development of microbial pest control products for control ofarthropods: a critical evaluation and a roadmap to success.
Secretariat The roles of transcription factors in plant respond to biotic stresses
Secretariat Trade-off between defence and reproduction in Brassica nigra
Secretariat Unravelling the mechanism of resistance to Nasonovia ribis-nigri in lettuce
Secretariat Plant-mediated interactions between two herbivores: from molecular mechanisms to community ecological consequences
Secretariat Adaptation mechanisms of the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens, to rice varieties carrying resistance genes.
Secretariat Multidisciplinary approach to study the effects of beneficial rhizobacteria on induced plant defenses to aboveground herbivorous insects
Secretariat The production of Tenebrionid larvae to convert feed from side streams to protein for human consumption
Secretariat Indirect plant-mediated structure of insect communities: fitness consequences for plants
Secretariat Empowering the Community towards malaria elimination; the use of Integrated vector management
Secretariat Miniature Master Mind: Cognitive consequences of experimental manipulation of microbrain size in minute parasitic wasps
Secretariat Ecogenomics of indirect plant-mediated interactions in food webs up to the fourth trophic level
Secretariat Developing integrated pest management in cotton in Benin with a focus on the interface of technical and institutional constraints.
Secretariat Evolution of memory in Cortesia Wasps
Secretariat Multi-species plant-insect interactions: from genes to ecology.
Secretariat Sustainability of harvesting Oecophylla smaragdina (Fabricus) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) larvae and pupae for human food in Xaythani District, Vientiane Municipality, Lao PDR.
Secretariat Plant defence against butterfly eggs: trade-offs between direct and indirect defence mechanisms in a crucifer
Secretariat Fitness consequences of learning and memory traits investigated by artificial selection on learning rate
Secretariat Resistance mechanisms against whitefly in tomato
Secretariat Insects as a human food source
Secretariat Insecticide treated plastic sheeting: a novel malaria control tool for complex emergency situations. Evidence from a field evaluation conducted in refugee camps in Sierra Leone.
Secretariat Ecogenomics of host plant use in a phytophagus insect
Secretariat Molecular basis of phenotypic plasticity of taste in insects
Secretariat Behavioural, ecological, and genetic determinants of gene flow in the African malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae.
Secretariat Establishment of the aphidophagous ladybird beetle Harmonia axyridis in The Netherlands: successful aphid control or ecological disaster?
Secretariat Factors influencing host-seeking behaviour of anopheline mosquitos.The role of odours.
Secretariat The chemical ecology of oviposition behaviour of Annophylus Gambiaen in Tanzania.
Secretariat The role of phospholipid signalling in the defence of plants against pathogens

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