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Dr Eve Veromann

Estonian University of Life Sciences (EMU)

Professor in Applied Entomology in Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Chair of Plant Health

Prof. Veromann is an applied entomologist with expertise in pests and their parasitoids of cruciferous crops, functional agrobiodiversity, ecosystem services and organic farming.
Her research focuses mainly on sustainable pest management strategies, biological control, naturally occurring enemies of agricultural pests, landscape ecology and ecosystem services (primarily pollination and pest control services).

She is the leader of curriculum of Production and Marketing of Agricultural Products (a Master’s degree programme) and a lecturer of several courses, incl. “Main principles of organic farming”, “Climate-smart agriculture”, “Beneficial insects”, “Integrated pest management”, among others. Eve is a board member of several teaching and biodiversity related networks/organisations, expert in the referee panel of Research Council Norway, a member of various policy boards for the Estonian Ministry of Rural Affairs; and also currently a member of the EFSA GMO panel (since 2018).

She has led or been engaged in over 30 national and international projects on sustainable and integrated pest management, innovative education towards sustainable food systems, ecosystem services, novel pest management strategies (RNAi) etc., funded by Estonian Research Council, Ministry of Rural Affairs, Environmental Agency, C-IPM, EU FP7 and others. Eve has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers and several chapters in scientific books. In addition to that, she is also a reviewer for several ISI Web of Science journals and a member of the editorial board of the Scientific Reports (Springer).