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Giovanni Burgio

Full Professor

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Academic discipline: AGR/11 General and Applied Entomology

Curriculum vitae

Giovanni Burgio is appointed as Full Professor at the Department Agricultural Science (DipSA), of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna. In 2007, he received PhD from University of Wageningen.

His main topic of interest is agricultural entomology and conservation biological control, including landscape management and conservation of insect fauna. His particular expertise is the role and management of non-crop plants (ecological infrastructures) in rural landscape to enhance beneficial insect populations. Within this field, he is also studying advanced techniques like geostatistics for spatial data analysis of insects.

Other topics of interest include: integrated pest management of insects, sampling techniques and modelling applied to insects, and insect systematics. He is now teaching  Landscape entomology, Biological and integrated control of insects, Functional biodiversity.

In 2003, he organized the first meeting IOBC/WPRS Working Group Meeting on Landscape management for functional biodiversity in Bologna,  and he is member of the scientific advisory board of this IOBC/WPRS Working Group on Landscape Management.