I was born in Adana-Turkey in 1966 and graduated from Hacettepe University, Department of Biology in 1991. I did my PhD with Dr. Harry K. Kaya inNematology Department at the University of California Davis, USA. I have been working at Adnan Menderes University, Biology Department since 2005 as a full time professor. My research area is Biological control of insect pests with entomopathogenic nematodes. More specifically I study on (1) various application strategies to increase entomopathogenic nematode efficiency in the field conditions, (2) natural enemies of entomopathogenic nematodes and the role of Scavenger Deterrent Factor (SDF) produced by symbiotic bacteria of EPNs.
Biography Updated on 7 March 2013