Projects & Grants
|A survey of Pyrrhocoris apterus parasites in Austria with a focus on monoxenous trypanosomatids
|prof. MSc. Vjačeslav Jurčenko, Ph.D.
|7/2023 - 12/2023
|In the finished project # 92p14 entitled ?A survey of Pyrrhocoris apterus parasites in Austria with a focus on monoxenous trypanosomatids? provided by the AKTION Czech Republic ? Austria we have established a productive collaboration between the laboratories in Czech Republic and Austria (led by prof. MSc. Vjačeslav Jurčenko, Ph.D., University of Ostrava, Czech Republic and Priv.?Doz. Hans?Peter Führer, Dr.rer.nat., University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria, respectively). In the frame of the abovementioned project we have collected 126 specimens of firebugs in Austria and jointly analyzed their parasitofauna by both teams in Austraia and Czech Republic. The analysis is complete now and we are preparing a scientific manuscript for publication.