Cristina Crava, investigadora Ramón y Cajal del grupo BIOTECMED de la Universitat de València

In search of a solution for pests

Cristina Crava, Ramón y Cajal researcher at the BIOTECMED group, develops techniques to improve the use of entomopathogens to control crop pests.


In the crosshairs

Although humans' irresponsible and indiscriminate use of the natural environment could be one of the causes behind the recent coronavirus crisis, bats have been targeted for their role as natural reservoirs of zoonotic pathogens.

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‘Rhynchophorus ferrugineus’, or the palm tree eater

© José Plumed For nearly a decade, some Mediterranean countries have had to face an environmental problem that increasingly seems more difficult to control —a red palm weevil pest (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus), an insect that has become palm trees' worst