International Conference on Harmonia axyridis and other invasive ladybirds

05 September 2009 23:00 - 08 September 2009 23:00

Location: Hotel Europe, Engelberg, Switzerland

Event description

This conference will offer an opportunity for research scientists, invasion ecologists, biological control specialists and interested colleagues to meet and discuss the invasion of H. axyridis and other invasive ladybirds worldwide.

Discussion topics will include:

  • risk assessment in biological control
  • invasion ecology
  • spread
  • genetics of invasion
  • management of ladybirds
  • ecological impact on native fauna
  • agricultural impact
  • association with symbionts
  • tri-trophic interactions, etc.

Invited keynote speakers (to be announced) will provide unique background information related to the invasion of H axyridis (and other ladybirds worldwide) as well as information on the ecology of H. axyridis in its area of origin. The conference will also offer a unique platform for developing multilateral collaboration activities and concerted research strategies.

Organisation details

This event was not organised by the AES. Please contact the event organiser if you have any queries.

Event organiser: IOBC/WPRS: International Organisation for Biological and Integrated Control, West Palaeartic Regional Section

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