Laboratory of Pathology and Microbial Control
The Laboratory of Pathology and Microbial Control develops research, teaching and extension activities that are related to sanitary problems in insect breeding and the biological control of insects and mites pest. Emphasis has been given on the development of biopesticides based on entomopathogenic fungi, ecology and environmental monitoring of entomopathogenic fungi in agroecosystems. The laboratory has a collection of Entomopathogenic Microorganisms "Prof. Sérgio Batista Alves" registered as genetic patrimony in the Ministry of the Environment. The Prof. Dr. Italo Delalibera Jr. teaches the disciplines of Insect Pathology and Microbial Control in the postgraduate program in Entomology.