Douglass Distinguished Lecture


July 17, 2019 at the billy barr community center at RMBL in Gothic, free and open to the public, 7:30 pm

“The Insects that safeguard our food production”

by Dr Riccardo Bommarco

hosted by Dr Brian Inouye

Dr. Riccardo Bommarco is Professor in Agricultural Entomology at the Department of Ecology and Chair of the Plant Protection Platform at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. His research focuses on insect and plant ecology in agricultural landscape, with a strong focus on ecosystem services such as biological control and pollination. He is involved in national and international extension in the agricultural sector and gives support to producers, industry and authorities in the field of plant protection.