Agricultural Zoology and Entomology

General Info Zoology entomology

Director of LaboratoryProfessor Ι. Ο. Giannakou

General Information:

The Laboratory of Agricultural Zoology and Entomology originatesfrom the Laboratory of Agricultural Zoology, which was created in 1920 with the establishment of the Athens College of Agriculture. It is housed in the " Isaakidis" building  (behind the central University Administration building) with13 halls or offices for teaching, research and administration use. Another teaching hall is situated in the basement of the AUA Central Building.

It also comprises a greenhouse and controlled-environment insectaries.

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Course name Credits Undergrad/Postgrad Compulsory/Elective
Postgrad Elective
General Agricultural Zoology and Entomology Undergrad Compulsory
Postgrad Elective
Ζωικοί εχθροί κατοικημένων Χώρων - Εντομοκτονίες - Μυοκτονίες - Απολυμάνσεις 5 Postgrad Elective
General and Systematic Agricultural Zoology 5 Undergrad Compulsory
Postgrad Elective
Postgrad Elective
General and Systematic Agricultural Entomology 5 Undergrad Compulsory
5 Undergrad Compulsory
Advanced Agricultural Zoology & Entomology Undergrad Compulsory
Agricultural Entomology and Zoology 5 Undergrad Compulsory
Agricultural Entomology 5 Undergrad Compulsory
Diseases of Vegetables, Ornamentals Plants and Industrial Crops 5 Undergrad Compulsory
Special topics in Agricultural Zoology and Entomology 5 Undergrad Compulsory
Integrated Pest Management 5 Undergrad Compulsory

Research Zoology Entomology

Research Interests:

  • Systematics, biology and ecology of phytophagous, predator and free-living insects and mites.
  • Systematics, biology and ecology of insect parasitoids.
  • Integrated animal pest control in field and greenhouse crops.
  • Surveillance, biology, ecology and control of insects and mites in stored agricultural products, foodstuff and dwellings.
  • Biology, ecology and control of wood-boring insects.
  • Insect semiochemicals.
  • Surveillance, biology and ecology of meadow microarthropods.
  • Surveillance, biology ecology and control of hygienic-important diptera (Culicidae, Ceratopogonidae, etc.).
  • Surveillance and biology of natural ecosystem fauna.

Projects of Agricultural Zoology & Entomology Laboratory

Publications of Agricultural Zoology and Entomology laboratory