916307 Experimental forest entomology

Exercise and field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Schebeck, Martin , Schafellner, Christa
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Theoretical background and practice of population density measurements, methods for prognosis of forest pest insects, analysis of frost resistance and metabolic activity, analysis of immune response of insects with selected practical examples.

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Overview of experimental methods for studies in ecology and eco-physiology of forest insects. Basics of evaluation of population density and prognosis of forest pest insects in the field, acquiring skills in entomological laboratory techniques.
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