Verena Gerstle, PhD student at the Institute for Environmental Sciences in Landau, received the Young Scientist Award for Best Poster Presentation at the SETAC Europe 31st Annual Meeting.Continue reading
Tag Archives: Bti
Happy New Year: We look forward to another year of sharing ecotoxicology news with you!
In this post, the blog team revisits three more of the most read posts of the year 2020, and wishes all readers a great start into the new year 2021.Continue reading
Bti on TV: Documentary showcases current research on the insecticide used for mosquito control – now with German & English subtitles!
The documentary made by a Canadian team is the first of its kind that summarises the ecological impact of Bti use in mosquito control and also reflects on associated costs and benefits for the people. The video is now available on YouTube with subtitles of any language, so that everyone can watch and understand it.Continue reading
Bti on TV: Canadian documentary showcases current research on the insecticide used for mosquito control
In this blog, Carsten Brühl highlights the recent Canadian TV production on the biocide Bti used for mosquito control, filmed partly in Landau.Continue reading
What are the environmental and socioeconomic effects of using Bti for mosquito control?
In this blog, Carsten Brühl and his co-authors are introducing a review paper on the environmental and socioeconomic effects of mosquito control in Europe using the biocide Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis (Bti) that is an outcome of a workshop held in Landau.Continue reading
Congrats! Stefanie Allgeier has completed her Ph.D. on environmental effects of mosquito control with Bti
In December 2019, Stefanie Allgeier successfully defended her Ph.D. on environmental effects of mosquito control with Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti).Continue reading
Metabarcoding reveals effects of mosquito control actions on chironomid species richness
In this post, Nina Röder reports on their recently published paper “Mosquito control actions affect chironomid diversity in temporary wetlands of the Upper Rhine Valley”.Continue reading
Environmental and socioeconomic impacts of mosquito control: the European perspective!
In this post, Stefanie Allgeier and Carsten Brühl report about their recently organized workshop on impacts of mosquito control using Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti), which was part of our project “Establishment of a nature conservation-compatible concept for mosquito control”, funded by the German Federal Foundation for the Environment (DBU).
Chironomid DNA metabarcoding in Bti-treated wetlands
In this post, Kathrin Theissinger talks about their recently published paper “Using DNA metabarcoding for assessing chironomid diversity and community change in mosquito controlled temporary wetlands”.
Environmental friendliness of mosquito control with Bti questioned
In this post, Carsten Brühl informs about their recently published paper “Decreasing Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis sensitivity of Chironomus riparius larvae with age indicates potential environmental risk for mosquito control”.