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Maria Luisa Dindo

Full Professor

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Academic discipline: AGR/11 General and Applied Entomology

Short Bio

She is full professor of General and Applied Entomology since 2021. Her scientific interests mainly deal with the biology and rearing (both in vivo and in vitro) of parasitoids, especially Diptera Tachinidae and the rearing of potential hosts or preys of entomophagous insects. She is also interested in studying the sustainable control strategies of insect pests, in particular the new associations between indigenous parasitoids and exotic insects introduced in Italy. Since 2017, she is a co-convenor of the “Mass Rearing and Quality Assurance” Working Group (MRQA WG) of the International Organization for Biological Control (IOBC Global), which she joined in 2003. In this role, she organized the XV-MRQA workshop held in Bologna (5-9 September, 2022).She is an Executive Editor of the journal “Bulletin of Insectology” and a component of the Editorial Board of the journal “BioControl”.

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0039 051 20 9 6288

Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agro-Alimentari
Viale Fanin 42, Bologna - Go to map

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Office hours

On Thursdays, from 11.30 to 13.30 at my office (Entomology area of DISTAL, viale Fanin, 42, Bologna, third floor. Please contact me in advance  via e-mail (from the address Students may also contact me after lectures. Meetings through Teams are also possible.