Marwan Keshalf

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InstitutionDep. Plant Protection
University of Tripoli
Libya
 
Postal address20 Ramadan
Tripoli
00218
Libya
 
Office phone00218-914974142
E-mailmarwankeshlaf7@gmail.com
Alternative e-mailmarwan
 
Job /  professional statusProfessor/Lecturer,Researcher
 
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Pests & Pathogens
COLOSS Project(s)   Monitoring
COLOSS Taskforce(s)   Varroa control
 
Research interestsVarroa control
 Bee pollination
 Honey production
 Control of small hive beetles
 
Publications1) Keshlaf M. 2014. Beekeeping in Libya. International Journal of Agricultural, Biosystems Science and Engineering 8 (1): 1005-1008.
2) Keshlaf M., Spooner-Hart R. 2014. Evaluation of modified bottom boards for honeybee colony performance. International Journal of Agricultural, Biosystems Science and Engineering 8 (1): 1009-1012.
3) Weinzierl R., Keshlaf M. 2014. Evaluation of Attribute II Bt Sweet corn resistance and risk-reduced insecticide applications for control of corn earworm. International Journal of Agricultural, Biosystems Science and Engineering 8 (1): 1002-1004.
4) Keshlaf M., Basta A., Spooner-Hart R. 2014. Assessment of toxicity of fipronil and its residues to honeybee workers. Mellifera. (in Press).
5) Keshlaf M., Mensah R., Nicetic O., Spooner-Hart R. 2014. Effect of synthetic queen mandibular pheromone sprays on pollination of cotton by honeybees. Mellifera. (in Press).
6) Keshlaf M., Spooner-Hart R. 2013. Evaluation of Anti-varroa bottom boards for control of small hive beetles Aethina tumida. International Journal of Agricultural, Biosystems Science and Engineering 7 (12): 714-716.
PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCES AND OTHER ACTIVITIES:
1) Weinzierl R., Estes R., Tinsley N., Keshlaf M. 2014. Evaluation of Attribute II Bt Sweet corn resistance and risk-reduced insecticide applications for control of corn earworm. In: Proceedings of the International Agricultural and food Science, Dubai, Emirates, 30-31 January 2014.
2) Keshlaf M., Spooner-Hart R. Evaluation of Anti-varroa bottom boards for control of small hive beetles Aethina tumida. In: Proceedings of the International Agricultural Science and Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey, 5-6 December 2013.
3) Keshlaf M., Spooner-Hart R., Mensah R. Honeybee foraging activity and pollination efficacy in Australian Bt cotton. In: Proceedings of the XXIIII International Congress of Entomology, Deagu, South Korea, 19-25 Aug 2012.
4) Keshlaf M., Spooner-Hart R., Mensah R. Role of pollen beetles on cotton pollination, and their effect on the foraging behavior of honeybees. In: Proceedings of the XXIII International Congress of Entomology, Durban, South Africa 6-12 July, 2008.
5) Keshlaf M., Spooner-Hart R., Mensah R. Optimizing cotton pollination period by using high stocking rate of honeybee colonies. In: Proceedings of the XXIII International Congress of Entomology, Durban, South Africa 6-12 July, 2008.
6) Keshlaf M., Basta A., Spooner-Hart R. Assessment of toxicity of fipronil and its residues to honeybee workers. Presentation: In 16th Annual Crop Pollination Conference, 18/07/2008, Dubbo, NWS, Australia.
7) Keshlaf M. Effects of restricting pollen entry, and feeding pollen supplements to honeybee colonies used for cotton pollination. Presentation: In 95th Annual Conference of New South Wales Apiarist’s, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia, 13-14/05/2008.
8) Keshlaf M. Effect of synthetic queen mandibular pheromone sprays on pollination of cotton by honeybees. Presentation: In 15th Annual Crop Pollination Conference, 12/8/2007, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia.
9) Keshlaf M. Evaluation of honeybee activity, pollination effectiveness and influence on yield parameters in Bt cotton under Australian conditions. Presentation: In Australian Cotton Research Institute (ACRI), Narrabri, N.S.W., Australia, 11/04/2006.