Alternatives to insecticides: Bio-inspired coatings and sprays to tackle insect pests

Promovendus Aurélie A (Aurélie) Féat MSc
Promotor J (Jasper) van der Gucht
Marleen dr. MMG (Marleen) Kamperman
Copromotor dr PL Taylor
dr W Federle
Organisatie Wageningen University, Physical Chemistry and Soft Matter

ma 7 oktober 2019 13:30

Locatie Aula, gebouwnummer 362
Generaal Foulkesweg 1
6703 BG Wageningen

Samenvatting (Engelstalig)

We have prepared paints which insecrs cannot climb and hip from them. In addition, we studied sprayable sticky beads that would trap insects on the surface of threated leaves. Both strategies aim to reduce the use of insecticides in buildings and agriculture.