The 3rd Iranian International Congress of Entomolgy, Aug, 17-19, 2019, Tabriz, Iran

Scientific Program

Saturday, Aug, 17

7:00 am - 9:00 am

Registration (Open till 4:00 pm)


09:00 am - 09:10 am

Opening ceremony

09:10 am - 09:25 am

Welcome note - M.J. Hejazi

09:25 am - 09:40 am

Welcome note - M.R Majidi

09:40 am - 09:50 am

Executive report - R. Farshbaf

09:50 am - 10:00 am

Scientific report  - J. Shirazi

Keynote;                Panel: E. Ebrahimi and A.A. Talebi

10:00 am - 10:30 an

A. Monfared

Pollinator bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) in Iran: faunestics, distribution and application

10:30 am - 11:00 am             Break

Keynote;       Panel: A.A Hanafi Bojd and Sh. Manzari

11:00 am - 11:30 am

M. Kamali

Cytogenetic Studies in Mosquitoes: Approaches and Applications

Section 1: Medical Entomology     Panel: M.S. Dayer and M. Kamali

11:30 am - 11:50 am

A.A. Hanafi Bojd                     

Predicting the environmental suitability for malaria vectors in Iran using ENM and GCM models and climate change scenarios

11:50 am - 12:10 pm

J. Nejati                                      

Determining effective variables on the presence possibility of dengue vector Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) by using analytical hierarchy process, across Iran's borders with Pakistan

12:10 pm - 12:30 pm

H. Dehghan                                

Behavioral responses of mosquitoes to fruit-based attractive sugar baits in confined semi-field system; a pilot study for mosquito control

12:30 pm - 02:00 pm                 Lunch

Section 1: Medical Entomology continued… Panel: A.A. Hanifi Bojd and K.


02:00 pm - 02:20 pm

M.S. Dayer                                 

Diversity and altitudinal distribution of Phlebotomus species (Diptera: Psychodidae) in 3 counties of Kerman province, Iran


02:20 pm - 02:40 pm

N. Hosseini                             

Geographical dispersion of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Mazandaran province

02:40 pm - 03:00 pm

G. Noori                                      

Olfactory and growth responses of Lucilia sericata to rearing diets at laboratory conditions

Section 2: Semiochemicals in Entomology    Panel: K. Mohammadpour and J. Nejati

03:00 pm - 03:20 pm

A. Avand Faghih                       

Evaluation of the synthetic aggregation pheromones and host plant volatiles for trapping of two sympatric species: Oryctes elegans Prell. and O. agamemnon Burmeister

03:20 pm - 03:40 pm

Summation of the day

03:40 pm - 04:00 pm                          Break

04:00 pm - 05:30 pm           Poster Presentation                                  

05:30 pm - 07:00 pm              Annual General Meeting of ESI





Sunday, Aug, 18

Section 3: Molecular Studies in Entomology Panel: M. Mehrabadi, S. Manzari and Sh.  Farrokhi

08:30 am – 08:50 am

A. Badzohreh                                

Nested polymerase chain reaction and sequence-based detection of leishmania infection of sand flies in recently emerged endemic focus of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis, Southern Iran

08:50 am - 09:10 am

M. Kashkouli                                

Genome characteristics of the bacterial symbiont of the stinkbug Acrosternum arabicum (Hem., Pentatomidae)

09:10 am - 09:30 am

S.F. Nasehi                                     

Detection of prophage WO in the Wolbachia- infected Habrobracon hebetor and its effect on the induction of cytoplasmic incompatibility

Section 4: Insect Physiology   Panel: H. Farazmand and J. Jalali S.

09:30 am - 09:50 am

B. Valizadeh                                  

Effect of fetal bovine serum on the growth of hemocytes culture of Helicoverpa armigera, Ephestia kuehniella and Arge ochropus

09:50 am - 10:10 am

N. Karamipour                          

Toll and Imd pathways in Spodoptera frugiperda cells are induced following Autographa californica multiple nucleo polyhedronvirus infection

10:10 am - 10:30 am                       Break

Section 5: IPM, Risk Assessment & EIL  Panel: J. Mohaghegh, M.R. Attaran and H.  Ranjbar A.                                     

10:30 am - 10:50 am

A. Rajabpour                                  

Evaluation of carob moth larval population on pomegranate trees neighboring fig in Sirvan district, Ilam

10:50 am - 11:10 am

M. Ahmadi                                       

Efficacy of the Sterile Insect Technique against Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae)

11:10 am - 11:30 am

 R. Karimzadeh                                

Importance of remote sensing variables for risk assessment of codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in East Azarbaijan province of Iran

11:30 am - 11:50 am

A. Marouf                                         

Evaluation of the economic injury level of olive psyllid Euphyllura straminea Loginova (Hemiptera: Aphalaridae)

Section 6: Pest Control   Panel: M.J. Hejazi and A. Heirdari    

11:50 am - 12:10 pm

M. Abdollahzadeh                  

Effect of biopesticides Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki, Se Nucleopolyhedrovirus, Spinosad and Emamectin on Spodoptera exigua Hübner in laboratory and field conditions

12:10 pm - 12:30 pm

R. Barati                                     

Insecticide resistance status of Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) and mechanisms involved in resistance

12:30 pm - 02:00 pm                       Lunch

Section 6: Pest Control     Panel: M. Arbabi and M. Saber    

02:00 pm - 02:20 pm

M.J. Salehi

Introducing a novel pesticide replacement technology to control nymph and adult stages of European Red Mite.

Section 7: Microbials Formulation and Application  Panel: A. Mehrvar, M.

  Ghazavi and M. Negahban

02:20 pm - 02:40 pm

Gh.A. Bugti                                     

Control efficiency of entomopathogenic fungal species against Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) in laboratory and glasshouse condition

02:40 pm - 03:00 pm

N. Eyvazian K.                                

Efficacy of carboxymethyl cellulose for formulation of an entomopathogenic nematode, Heterorhabditis bacteriophora

03:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Poster Presentation

04:00 pm- 4:30 pm


04:30 pm …….

Sightseeing (to be announced)




Monday, Aug, 19

Section 8: Predators and Parasitoids     Panel: A. Sahragard, Y. Fathipour and Sh. Iranipour

08:30 am – 08:50 am

A.R. Nemati                              

Life table parameters of Amblyseius swirskii (Acari: Phytoseiidae) on different pollen grains in comparison with factitious prey

08:50 am - 09:10 am

M. Arbabi

A review on three decades research activities on Phytoseiulus persimilis A. H. in Iran

09:10 am - 09:30 am

A. Jamshidnia                            

Developmental stages of parasitoid wasp, Eretmocerus delhiensis, on greenhouse whitefly and relationship of its parasitism and host-feeding

09:30 am - 10:00 am


10:00 am - 12:00 am

Students’ Award Ceremony and Closing Session