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Narjes Mohammadalizadeh successfully defended her Master Thesis entitled “Morphometric study on the Aphis species associated with host plants of Lamiaceae”. (13 September 2023)

Paper published: Discovery of Dysaphis (Pomaphis) gallica (Hille Ris Lambers, 1955) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on apple in Iran (June 2023)

Paper published: Cascading effects of soil organic and inorganic fertilizers on tri‐trophic interactions: Plant‐aphid‐parasitoid wasp as a study system (8 February 2023)


Head of Research Group

Dr. Mohsen Mehrparvar

Associate Professor

 Department of Biodiversity, Institute of Science and High Technology and Environmental Sciences, Graduate University of Advanced Technology, Kerman, IRAN 

e-mails: mehrparvar[at]aphidology.com


Dr. Seyed Mozaffar Mansouri

Associate Professor 

Department of Biodiversity, Institute of Science and High Technology and Environmental Sciences, Graduate University of Advanced Technology, Kerman, IRAN

 e-mail: m.mansouri.89[at]gmail.com


Prof. Dr. Wolfgang W. Weisser


Terrestrial Ecology Research Group, Department of Ecology and Ecosystem Management, Technische Universität München D-85350 Freising-Weihenstephan, GERMANY

 e-mail: wolfgang.weisser[at]tum.de

Prof. Dr. Adalbert Balog


Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Technical Science, Sapientia University, Tirgu-Mures, ROMANIA

 e-mail: adalbert.balog[at]gmail.com

Prof. Dr. Ehsan Rakhshani


Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, University of Zabol, Zabol, IRAN

 e-mail: erakhshani[at]gmail.com

Dr. Mojtaba Hosseini

 Associate Professor 

Department of Plant Protection, Collage of Agriculture, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, IRAN

 e-mail: m.hosseini[at]um.ac.ir

M. Sc. Students

Narjes Mohammad-Alizadeh

M. Sc. Student

 e-mail: narjesmohamadalizadeh@gmail.com


Former status: Technician

Asma Rajaei

 M. Sc. 

 e-mail: asma_rajaei[at]yahoo.com

Raana Norozi

 M. Sc. 

 e-mail: raana.norozi[at]gmail.com

Dr. Eliza Pourtaghi


 e-mail: elizapour[at]yahoo.com

Former status: PhD student

Dr. Neda Sedighi


Thesis title: Species diversity of aphids, their parasitoids and mutualistic ants on crop and herbaceous plants in North Khorasan province 

e-mail: nsedighy[at]gmail.com

Former status: M. Sc. student

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Seyedeh Homa Mohseni Sangtabi

 M. Sc.

Thesis title: Investigating the effects of drought stress and mycorrhizal fungi on bean plant and green pea aphid 

e-mail:  homamohseni1369[at]gmail.com

Mohammad Molazadeh

 M. Sc.

Thesis title: Faunistic study of aphids of Family Aphididae in Kashmar County 

e-mail: m.molazadeh73[at]gmail.com

Zeynab Bameri-Din

 M. Sc.

Thesis title: Faunistic study of aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on some plants in Iranshahr County

e-mail: z.bameri.d.1372[at]gmail.com

Nahid Mehni

 Ph.D. Student

Thesis title: Faunistic study of aphids (Hem.: Aphididae) associated with Poaceae in Northern parts of Kerman province

e-mail: nahidmehni68[at]gmail.com

Moein Rokni

 M. Sc.

Thesis title: Faunistic study of aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Baft county (Phase I)

e-mail: rokni.moein[at]gmail.com

Motahare Amiri

   Ph.D. Student

Thesis title: Induced resistance caused by feeding of ssfflower aphid, cotton bollworm and mechanical wound in safflower varieties

e-mail: motahare.amiri123[at]gmail.com

Fatemeh Seydabadi

 M. Sc.

Thesis title: Interaction of heavy metals Zn and Ni on population growth and reproduction of Uroleucon carthami (Hem.: Aphididae) and growth parameters of safflower

e-mail: fateme.seydabadi70[at]gmail.com

Zahra Gorji

 Ph.D. Student

Thesis title: Indirect effects of urea fertilizer and vermicompost on safflower aphid Uroleucon carthami (Hem.: Aphididae) and its parasitoid wasp Praon yomenae (Hym.: Braconidae)

e-mail: zahragorji88[at]gmail.com

Saeideh Mosapour

   M. Sc.

Thesis title: Faunistic survey of aphids and their parasitoid wasps in Sirjan city and study of effects of different canola varieties on mustard aphid, Lipaphis erysimi (Hem.: Aphididae) and its parasitoid wasp, Diaeretiella rapae (Hym.: Braconidae)

e-mail: s.mosapour[at]yahoo.com

Updated on 2023-02-09