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Valentyna Meshkova
Valentyna Meshkova

Ph.D., професор, академік Лісівничої академії наук України, Head of the Laboratory

Education: M. Gorky Kharkiv State University (V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University), Faculty of Biology, 1974

Ph.D. thesis: "Effect of the VIRIN-ENSh viral preparation upon gypsy moth population in the Lower Dnipro region"

Doctorate thesis: "Ecological grounds in predicting mass reproduction of the main species of needle-eating insects in Ukrainian forest stands"

Author and co-author of more than 400 publications, including 5 monographs. 10 Doctors of Philosophy trained.

Areas of expertise: dynamics of forest insect populations, how trees' condition and growth get affected by pathogens 

тел. (057) 707-80-71
e-mail Valentynameshkova@gmail.com

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Olga Kukina
Olga Kukina

Ph.D., Senior researcher

Education: Kharkiv State Pedagogical University (G. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University), Department of Zoology, 2004

Ph.D. thesis: "Predicting distribution and development of trunk pests at oak cuttings in eastern part of Ukrainian Forest-Steppe"

Areas of expertise: forest entomology

тел. (057) 707-80-41
e-mail ol.kukina@gmail.com

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Olga Zinchenko
Olga Zinchenko

Ph.D., Senior researcher

Education: V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Faculty of Biology, 2001

Ph.D. thesis: "Impact of trunk pests upon growth and state of pine stands in the Left-Bank Forest-Steppe"

Areas of expertise: forest entomology

тел. (057) 707-80-41
e-mail zinch.ov@gmail.com

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Yuriy Skrylnyk
Yuriy Skrylnyk

Ph.D., Senior researcher

Education: V. V. Dokuchaev Kharkiv National Agrarian University, Faculty of Plant Protection, 2005

Ph.D. thesis: "Harmful effect of trunk insects in pine stands of the Left-Bank Forest-Steppe of Ukraine"

Areas of expertise: entomology (insects xylophages in hardwoods and pine stands in Ukraine; entomophauna in arid ecosystems and in highlands of Southwestern and Central Asia)

тел. (057) 707-80-41
e-mail yuriy.skrylnik@gmail.com

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Iryna Sokolova
Iryna Sokolova

Ph.D., Senior researcher

Education: G. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv State Pedagogical University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, 1997

Ph.D. thesis: "Distribution and harmful effect of trunk insects in open-growing pine crops in coniferous forests of Donetsk Region"

Areas of expertise: forest pests, decorative plant pests

тел. (057) 707-80-41
e-mail sok.ef.ir@gmail.com

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Kateryna Davydenko
Kateryna Davydenko

Ph.D., доцент Senior researcher

Education: Kharkiv State University (V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University), Faculty of Biology, 1996

Ph.D. thesis: "Biological grounds in optimisation of viral preparation production used to protect forest from needle-eating insects"

Areas of expertise: forest phytopathology, molecular identification and structure of phytopathogen population, invasion diseases and  plant pests, biodiversity conservation in forest ecosystems, forest protection 

Projects and grants: participation in 7 national and 9 international European projects; over 10 personal grants for training as a visiting scholar in Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Institute of Botany under National Nature Research Centre of Lithuania as well as in Forest Research Institute in Poland (IBL)

Publications and reviews: 108 publications with 19 of them in journals included into Scopus and Web of Science. Reviews for over 80 papers in national and international  journals (which are included into Scopus and Web of Science, namely Forest Pathology, Mycological Progress, European Journal of Entomology, Bulletin of Insectology, etc.)

 

тел. (057) 707-80-41
e-mail Kateryna.davydenko74@gmail.com

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