Dr Rasa Čepulytė's traineeship at the Institute of Vine and Wine Sciences

2021.04.14

Dr Rasa Čepulytė, Researcher at  the Laboratory of Chemical and Behavioural Ecology of Nature Research Centre, took her traineeship at the Institute of Vine and Wine Sciences, Logrõno, Spain. The trainee improved her knowledge of entomopathogenic nematodes, their symbiotic bacteria, toxins generated by bacteria, and possibilities of applying them in the fight with economically important vine insects-pests. Investigations conducted and results obtained during the traineeship are important both for fundamental and applied research in creating biological methods to fight with plant pests. The traineeship was financed from the EU structural funds.