Pedro del Estal Padillo

Pedro del Estal Padillo

Pedro del Estal Padillo

Doctor of Agricultural Engineering, Higher Technical School of Agricultural Engineering, Technical University of Madrid (1985). Currently working in the Crop Protection Unit, Department of Agricultural Production, at the Higher Technical School of Agricultural Engineering, Madrid.

Scientific and technical work:

  1. Numerous scientific and technical articles in various journals.
  2. Participation in various research projects with public funding, working on issues related to biological control, selectivity of insecticides, and their effectiveness on agricultural pests.
  3. Advisory agreements with official bodies under the autonomous communities and with companies.
  4. Head of the National Reference Laboratory of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and the Environment from 1997 to the present, for the identification of pest and beneficial arthropods.
  5. GLP technical expert at ENAC (National Accreditation Agency).
  6. Vice-chair and librarian of the Spanish-Portuguese-American Society of Lepidopterology (SHILAP).
  7. Four recognised 6-year research terms and six 5-year teaching periods.