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La Sociedad Latinoamericana de Acarología (SLA) les da la más cordial bienvenida a su nuevo sitio web, con la finalidad de brindar un espacio de interacción de la comunidad de acarólogos de Latinoamérica e Islas del Caribe, así como de promover la investigación científica, la docencia y la difusión del conocimiento de los ácaros en nuestra región y en el mundo entero …

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Extension course “Introduction to Acarology”

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Jun
2021
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Registration is open for the online extension course “Introduction to Acarology: a vast world beyond allergies”, at the Escola Superior do Instituto Butantan. Aimed at undergraduates and graduates in the areas of biological and health sciences, the course will address the morphological recognition of ticks (Ixodida) and mites (Holothyrida, Mesostigmata, Opilioacarida, Sarcoptiformes and Trombidiformes), including

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SLA Conferences on microbial biological control of phytophagous mites and ticks

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Jun
2021
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We announce, within the SLA Conference Cycle, that the June webinar will address the topic MICROBIAL BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF PHYTOPHAGUS MITESAND TICKS: state of the art, challenges and perspectives for Latin America. It will have the speakers Prof. Dr. Italo Delalibera Jr. (ESALQ, SP, BR) and Prof. Dr. Everton Fernandes (Federal University of Goiás, BR)

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Course on Varroa destructor

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May
2021
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We inform those interested that in the month of August the postgraduate course Biology, Ecology and control of Varroa destructor will be given, depending on the Secretaría de Investigación y Posgrado de la Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Argentina. The general objective of the course is to promote the permanent training of graduates linked to lines

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“Talking about mites 2021” is coming

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May
2021
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Mites are small animals, very successful in nature, with an impact on different environments, including human health and productive activities. This situation raises the need to promote its study. In order to bring knowledge about different topics of Acarology, from the Latin American Society of Acarology (SLA), with the collaboration of international specialists, the course

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SLA Conference on oribatid mites

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May
2021
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In our May webinar we will talk about oribatid soil mites. For the presentation of this topic we have as guests Dr. Elizabeth Franklin (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia-INPA, Manaus, Brazil) who will talk about the ecology and taxonomy of oribatids in the Amazon region, and Dr. José Camilo Bedano (Universidad Nacional de Río

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The IV Latin American Congress of Acarology is announced

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Apr
2021
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With great joy we share the First Circular of the IV Latin American Congress of Acarology (IV CLAc), to be held in Panama in September 2022. Under the motto “Integrating disciplines we face challenges”, the M.Sc. Sergio Bermúdez, President of the Congress, announces its holding and reports on the modalities and thematic areas in this

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