Teaching

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Lecturer

  • 2008-on going: Terrestrial Ecology. 3rd year BSc, Faculty of Science, Ghent University.
  • 2011-on going: Strategies for Research. 2nd year MSc, Erasmus Mundus, Faculty of Science, Ghent University.
  • 2011-on going: Biocontrol: management of plant parasitic nematodes. 2nd year MSc, Erasmus Mundus, Faculty of Science, Ghent University.

Supervision of PhD theses

  • Lidia Blanco (on going) Characterization and effect of glandular trichomes on plant aphid interactions in tomato. Universidad de Málaga.
  • Martijn Vandegehuchte (2010) Environmental and genetic aspects of aboveground-belowground interactions in the Ammophila arenaria system. Ghent University.

Supervision of MSc theses

  • Witvrouw, K. (on going) The effect of ASC-termination with a roller crimper on the chemical properties and biological diversity of the soil. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Balcaen, A. (2016) The impact of PEVYV on its aphid vector’s population growth and dispersal. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Recour, R. (2016) Ecology of parasitoid and hyperparasitoid wasps of the aphid Schizaphis rufula. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Vermote, E. (2014) Performance comparison of local and non-local genotypes of Ammophila arenaria at the Flemish coast and evaluation of the effects on a specialist herbivore. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Van Moorleghem, C. (2014) Unraveling the ecology of the dune aphid Schizaphis rufula (Hemiptera: Aphidoidea): Ecological preferences and parasitoids (Hymenoptera). Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Van Doninck, W. (2014) Characterization of the facultative endosymbiont community of the aphid Schizaphis rufula (Hemiptera, Aphidoidea). Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Watteyn, C. (2013) Spatial distribution of soil fungi in tropical forests: evidence for the Janzen-Connell hypothesis? Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • De Groeve, B (2013) Differences in soil conditions due to previous land-history affect the performance of two forest understory plant species. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Dressealers, F. (2012) Effect of land history use on the plant-associated faunal community in a temperate forest. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Philips, F. (2012) Integration of above- and belowground interactions in the restoration of forest plant communities. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Sercu, B. (2011) Below- and aboveground mutualisms and the invasion by Australian acacias. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Van Petegem, K. (2011) Influence of small-scale landscape structure and nutrient conditions on plant-pollinator interactions. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Nys, C. (2011) The effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on plant-insect interactions. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Curtois, R. (2011). Effects of root-feeding herbivores on the recruitment of aboveground invertebrates in helm vegetation. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Cockuyt, L. (2010) Micropilis parasitoid species, as natural enemy of the Cabbage Moth, Manestra brassicae. Ghent University, Department of Plant Protection, Entomology Group.
  • Van De Velde, H. (2009) The importance of soil biota for aboveground biotic interactions in Calluna vulgaris. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Van den Bossche, B. (2009) Ecological linkages between above and below ground herbivores. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Nematology Group.
  • De Clercq, N. (2009) Belowground biotic interactions as modulators of the invasive of Carpobrotus edulis. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Paemelen, B. (2009) Above-and belowground herbivory in Taraxacum officinale: interactions and phenotypic plasticity. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • Ghysselen, C. (2009) The effects of grassland management regimes on the reproduction of Lythrum salicaria L. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology Group.
  • De Roissart, A. (2009) Effect of arbuscular fungi on the dispersal and population dynamics of the aboveground herbivorous pest species Tetranychus urticae. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology.
  • Van Oyen, L. (2009) Effect of root-feeding nematodes on the dispersal and population dynamics of the aboveground herbivorous pest species Tetranychus urticae. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Terrestrial Ecology.