Jordi Riudavets Muņoz

Jordi Riudavets Muņoz

Director of the Sub-Program of Entomology.IRTA

Jordi Riudavets Muņoz

Director of the Sub-Program of Entomology.IRTA

Dr. Jordi Riudavets
Ph.D. in (1995) Biology from the University of Lleida. 
He currently works at IRTA as Director of the Sub-Program of Entomology.
He has experience in research, development and transfer of integrated pest management (IPM) programs for stored products and horticultural crops. During the last years, he has been participating in 38 research projects (15 in the last 5 years, 2010-2014) with public funding (EU, National Government) and in 46 research contracts (19 in the last 5 years) with several private companies.
Main fields of expertise are biological control, biology of pests and natural enemies, monitoring of pests, rearing of insects, methyl bromide alternatives for the control of stored product pest and modified atmospheres.
He is author of 110 scientific and divulgation papers (40 in the last 5 years), with 31 publications in peer review journals (16 in the last 5 years).
He is member of the permanent committee of the Spanish Society for Applied Entomology, the Methyl Bromide Technical Options Committee of the United Nations Environmental Program, the Controlled Atmospheres and Fumigation Organization, and vice-convener of IOBC Working Group on Integrated Protection of Stored Products. Since 2011 is member of the editorial board of Journal of Stored Products Research.