16 June 2022
Registration has opened for the new CETAF-DEST Training course: “Collection methods and identification of parasitic wasps, with special emphasis on Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera)”
Dates of Implementation: 19-23 September 2022
Registration deadline: 11 July 2022
Location: Iași, Romania
Parasitic wasps are one of the most diverse groups of insects. They are of tremendous importance in regulating insect populations and are increasingly used in biological control worldwide. Chalcidoidea is the second largest superfamily. This Training course aims to introduce the trainees into the fascinating world of chalcids, provide information about specific and appropriate methods of collecting, mounting and imaging, as well as present and explain the most important morphological characters used for their identification. The course will be a Face to Face one, including theoretical modules as well as field and lab sessions.
More information in CETAF DEST website https://cetaf.org/dest/upcoming-courses