A new project team member!

MSc Ana Bego, is employed as an assistant at the Institute of Adriatic Crops and Karst Reclamation at the Department of Applied Sciences until the return of the absent employee. She graduated from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, in 2014 and studied plant protection. After completing her studies, Ana actively worked in the field of plant protection, first as a volunteer, then as an expert associate. She started her work experience as an assistant in the research team of the Institute for Adriatic Crops and Karst Reclamation within the scientific research project “New methods in olive pests controlling using plant volatiles (LoVeFly)” and now continues within the project “Novel approach to olive fruit fly (Bactrocera oleae, Rossi) monitoring and/or control using volatile compounds produced by brewing by-product” of the Croatian Science Foundation IP-2022-10-9643 BeerBy-4-OliveFly. Ana is also a student of postgraduate doctoral studies in Agricultural Sciences at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture. Ana’s scientific research interest was focused on exploring new, non-chemical methods for monitoring and controlling important olive pests with the aim of finding new protection models while respecting the principles of modern, sustainable plant protection.

Ana, welcome to the BeerBy-4-OliveFly team!