Jesús Avilla Hernández

Jesús Avilla Hernández

Professor of Plant Production and Forestry Science. University of Lleida

Jesús Avilla Hernández

Professor of Plant Production and Forestry Science. University of Lleida

Professor at the University of Lleida, where he has lectured on Agricultural Entomology and in the area of Integrated Pest Control since 1982.

His research activity has been conducted at the UdL-IRTA Centre, a joint operations centre run by the University of Lleida and the Catalonian Institute for Research and Technology in Food and Agriculture.

He has been the principal investigator on a competitive research project in the area of integrated pest management of sweet fruit trees since 1998, projects that involve or have involved the participation of researchers from the University of Lleida and the IRTA.

He was a member of the first Integrated Pest Management programme to be started in Catalonia by the University of Lleida and IRTA in the mid-1980s. The research group’s activity is now present in more than 80 scientific publications and numerous lay publications.