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Olga Zhovnerchuk

Ph.D., Senior Researcher

Department of Acarology

I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine

Vul. B. Khmelnytskogo, 15

Kyiv, Ukraine, 01030

Telephone: +38 067 664-86-46

E-mail: olya@izan.kiev.ua


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Tetranychid mites Ц pests of the fruit and vegetable crops as well as various ornamental plants, their taxonomy, biodiversity and ecology. Fauna of tetranychid mites of Ukraine. The mechanisms of species complexes formation for phytophagous mites in green plantations of urban areas.

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS:

Since 2016 Ч Species diversity and some ecological features of tetranyhid mites (Acariformes, Tetranychidae) of Ukrainian Carpathians.

2014Ц2015 Ч Tetranychid mites (Tetranychoidea) of the Black Sea Biosphere Reserve (Ukraine).

2011Ц2013 Ч Biodiversity of mites of the subfamily Tetranychoidea of the Middle Dnieper area of Ukraine.

2010 Ч Tetranychid mites Ц pests of green plantations of megalopolis. Co-author: Igor Akimov.

2008 Ч The mechanisms of species complexes formation in phytophagous mites of green plantations of urban areas.

2007 Ч Tetranychid mites of grassy complex in Kyiv city.

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

2009 Ч Degree of Candidate of Biological Sciences (=Ph.D.), specialization: zoology.

PhD thesis title: "Tetranychoid mites (Trombidiformes, Tetranychoidea)of green plantings in Kyiv". Advisor: Prof. Igor Akimov.

Name and type organization providing education and training: I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology of the NAS of Ukraine.

2003Ц2007 Ч Postgraduate course, I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology of the NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv.

1998Ц2003 Ч Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State University, faculty of natural sciences, Ukraine. Degree opportunities: biology, chemistry.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

01/12/2016 Ч till present Ц senior researcher at Department of Acarology, I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Kyiv, Ukraine.

2014Ц2016 Ч researcher at Department of Acarology, I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Kyiv, Ukraine.

2009Ц2012 Ч junior researcher at Department of Acarology, I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Kyiv, Ukraine.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

2016 Ч President of Ukraine Award for Young Scientists

2008Ц2010 Ч Ukrainian National Academy of Science Award for Young Scientists

2007 Ч Stanislaw Tolpa Scholarship, Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Poland

 

AFFILIATIONS:

From 2005 Ч Member of Ukrainian Entomological Society.

 

PUBLICATIONS:

Totally 34 titles of which 1 monograph, 18 original papers, 15 congress abstracts.


List of major publications:

1. Akimov ≤. ј., Zhovnerchuk ќ. V. Current Status and Tendencies in Diversity and Trophic Specialization of Tetranychidae Mites (Acari, Tetranychidae) of the Steppe Zone of Ukraine // Ukrainian Entomological Journal Ц in print [in English].

2. Zhovnerchuk O. V. 2014 [2016]. Ecology-faunistic review of tetranychid mites (Tetranychidae) of the Black Sea Biosphere Reserve. Proceedings of zoological museum, 45: 10Ц16 [in Ukrainian].

3. Zhovnerchuk O. V. 2015. First Record of Eotetranychus fagi (Acariformes, Tetranychidae) in Ukraine. Vestnik zoologii, 49 (3): 285Ц287 [in English].

4. Zhovnerchuk O. V. 2014. New records of the mites of the genus Eurytetranychus Oudemans, 1931 (Acariformes, Tetranychidae) in Ukraine. Vestnik zoologii, 48 (1): 93Ц94 [in English].

5. Zhovnerchuk O. V. 2013. Species diversity of tetranyhoid mites (Acariformes, Tetranychoidea) of Cherkassy city (Ukraine). Ukrainian Entomological Journal, 2 (7): 32Ц35 [in Ukrainian].

6. Zhovnerchuk O. V. 2014. Tetranychoid mites (Trombidiformes, Tetranychoidea) of the Middle Dnieper area of Ukraine. Ukrainian Entomological Journal, 1 (8):15Ц21 [in Russian].

7. Zhovnerchuk O. V. 2013. To study of tetranychoid mites (Acariformes, Tetranychoidea) of grassy complex in Ukraine. Ќауков≥ записки ƒержавного природознавчого музею, 29: 33-38 [in Ukrainian].

8. Zhovnerchuk O. V. 2011. Study of tetranychoid mites fauna (Trombidiformes: Tetranychoidea) in Ukraine: history, modern state, prospects. Kharkov Entomological Society gazette, 19 (1): —. 62Ц66 [in Russian].

9. Zhovnerchuk O. V. 2012. First record of the genus Tenuipalpoides (Acariformes, Tetranychidae) in Ukrainian fauna. Vestnik zoologii, 46 (1): 68 [in Russian].

10. Zhovnerchuk O. V. 2012. Records of mites Tetranycopsis spiraeae (Acariformes, Bryobiidae) in Ukraine with a new host-plant. Vestnik zoologii, 46 (4): 318 [in Russian].

11. Akimov I.A., Zhovnerchuk O. V. 2010. Tetranychid mites Ц pests of the megalopolis green plantations. Ц Kyiv, 2010. Ц 107 p. [in Russian].

12. Zhovnerchuk O. V. 2009. The variety of species and peculiarities of distribution of tetranychoid mites (Trombidiformes, Tetranychoidea) in green plantings of Kyiv city. Vestnik zoologii, 43, є 1: 59Ц67 [in Ukrainian].

13. Akimov I.A., Kolodochka L.A., Zhovnerchuk O.V., Omeri I.D., Samojlova T.P. 2007. Species composition and ecological characteristics of mites superfamily of Tetranychoidea (Acariformes, Trombidiformes) and family of Phytoseiidae (Parasitiformes, Gamasina), inhabiting on plants of botanical gardens in Kiev (Ukraine). Vestnik zoologii, 41 (6): 521Ц534 [in Russian].

14. Zhovnerchuk O. V. 2006. The study of tetranychid mites (Trombidiformes: Tetranychoidea) of the street green plantings in Kyiv. Vestnik zoologii, 40 (4): 375Ц378 [in Ukrainian].

15. Zhovnerchuk O.V. 2006. Tetranychoid mites (Prostigmata: Tetranychoidea) inhabiting green plantings in Kyiv. Biological Lett., 43(2): 389Ц392 [in English].

16. Zhovnerchuk O. V. 2004 (2005). Effect of microclimatic conditions of streets in Kyiv on the seasonal dynamics of number of linden spider mites Schizotetranychus tiliarium Hermann, 1804 (Trombidiformes: Tetranychidae). Kharkov Entomological Society gazette, 12 (1-2): 181Ц184 [in Ukrainian].

     

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