Fabio Sgolastra

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InstitutionDepartment of Agricultural Sciences
Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna
Viale G. Fanin 42, 40127 Bologna, Italy

Postal addressviale G. Fanin 42
Office phone+39 0512096296
Job /  professional statusResearcher
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Environment
COLOSS Taskforce(s)   Apitox
Research interestsEcotoxicology
 Pesticide Risk Assessment
 Climate change
PublicationsBosch J., Sgolastra F., Kemp W. P. (2008). Life Cycle ecophysiology of Osmia mason bees. In: R. R. James and T. L. Pitts-Singers (eds). Bee Pollination in Agricultural Ecosystems. Oxford University Press. Oxford, UK, pp. 83-104.

Sgolastra F., Bosch J., Molowny-Horas R., Maini S., Kemp W. P. (2010). Effect of temperature regime on diapause intensity in adult-wintering Hymenopteran with obligate diapause. Journal of Insect Physiology, 56: 185-194. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2009.10.001.

Medrzycki P., Sgolastra F., Bortolotti L., Bogo G., Tosi S., Padovani E., Porrini C., Sabatini A. G. (2010). Influence of brood rearing temperature on honey bee development and susceptibility to poisoning by pesticides. Journal of Apicultural Research, 49(1): 52-59. DOI: 10.3896/IBRA.

Mutinelli F., Sgolastra F., Gallina A., Medrzycki P., Bortolotti L., Lodesani M., Porrini C. (2010). A Network for Monitoring Honey Bee Mortality and Colony Losses in Italy as a Part of the APENET Research Project. American Bee Journal, 150(4): 389-390.

Bosch J., Sgolastra F., Kemp W. P. (2010). Timing of eclosion affects diapause development, fat body consumption and longevity in Osmia lignaria, a univoltine, adult-wintering solitary bee. Journal of Insect Physiology, 56: 1949-1957. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2010.08.017.

Sgolastra F., Kemp W. P., Buckner J. S., Pitts-Singer T. L., Maini S., Bosch J. (2011). The long summer: Pre-wintering temperatures affect metabolic expenditure and winter survival in a solitary bee. Journal of Insect Physiology, 57: 1651-1659. doi:10.1016/j.jinsphys.2011.08.017.

Sgolastra F., Kemp W. P., Maini S., Bosch J. (2012). Duration of prepupal summer dormancy regulates synchronization of adult diapause with winter temperatures in bees of the genus Osmia. Journal of Insect Physiology, 58: 924-933. doi:10.1016/j.jinsphys.2012.04.008.

Sgolastra F., Renzi T., Draghetti S., Medrzycki P., Lodesani M., Maini S., Porrini C. (2012). Effects of neonicotinoid dust from maize seed-dressing on honey bees. Bulletin of Insectology, 65(2): 273-280.

Medrzycki P., Giffard H., Aupinel P., Belzunces L. P., Chauzat M.-P., Claßen C., Colin M. E., Dupont T., Girolami V., Johnson R., Le Conte Y., Lückmann J., Marzaro M., Pistorius J., Porrini C., Schur A., Sgolastra F., Simon Delso N., van der Steen J. J. M., Wallner K., Alaux C., Biron D. G., Blot N., Bogo G., Brunet J.-L., Delbac F., Diogon M., El Alaoui H., Provost B., Tosi S., Vidau C. (2013). Standard methods for toxicology research in Apis mellifera. In V Dietemann; J D Ellis; P Neumann (Eds) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume I: standard methods for Apis mellifera research. Journal of Apicultural Research 52(4): http://dx.doi.org/10.3896/IBRA.

Arena M., Sgolastra F. (2014). A meta-analysis comparing the sensitivity of bees to pesticides. Ecotoxicology, on-line first. DOI 10.1007/s10646-014-1190-1