Prof. Viktor Markó

Professor of Entomology; DSc and PhD in Plant Protection, Hungarian Academy of Sciences;MSc in Agrochemistry and Agriculture                                  
Building "A", 1std floor, room 120.
Phone: +36 1 305 7140
Fax: +36 1 305 7672
Area of Expertise
Agricultural entomology, integrated and organic pest management in orchards, biological control.
Courses currently taught
Undergraduate and graduate courses (BSc, MSc)
  • Ecology and environmental protection (Plant Protection MSc)
  • Insects pests of arable crops (Plant Protection MSc)
  • Population ecology (in English, Horticultural Engineering BSc)
  • Pests and prediction of their infestations (Plant Protection MSc – partly)
  • Introduction to entomology (Plant Protection MSc – partly)
  • Principles of pest management (Agribusiness and Rural Development Engineering BSc – partly)
Cross-border training in agricultural engineering
  • Pest Management (Ferenc Rákóczi II.Transcarpathian Institute, Ukraine, BSc)
PhD courses
  • Ecological methods in entomological research
  • Ecological bases of pest management (in English)
Major Research Interests
  • Integrated pest management in orchard systems
  • Organic pest management in orchards
  • Effects of ecological disturbances on arthropod communities
  • Effects of landscape composition on arthropod pests and their natural enemies
  • Impact of genetically modified maize lines on arthropods
  • Survey of arthropod biodiversity in agricultural fields
  • Community ecology of arthropods
  • Long-term study of arthropods – biomonitoring
Publications and their impact:
Hungarian Scientific Bibliography Database