Tóth, Miklós

TÓTH Mikós

Corresponding Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, scientific adviser

e-mail: toth.miklos @ agrar.mta.hu

ELTE University Diplom. biology / chemistry (1974)

Univ. Dr., Horticultural Univ., Budapest (1981)

M.Sc. Aust. Natl. Univ., Canberra (1981)

Cand. Sci. Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1989)

DSc, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1997)Professional activities:

Professional positions and responsibilities:

2004 present:Sci. Advisor, PPI HAS

1993-2004: Department Head, Zoology Department, PPI HAS;

1974-1993: Research Scientist of different ranks at Zoology Department, PPI HAS research on chemical communication of insects, chemical ecology

Activities in education:
honorary dozent, leader of extrenal department, Debrecen Agrarcenter Plant Protection Dept, courses at several universitites.

Plant Protection Committeee HAS (president), International Society of Chemical Ecology (member).

Field of study:
chemical ecology, chemical communication of pest insects, pheromone trapping 

Most important publications:
Tóth, M., Ujváry, I., Sivcev, I., Imrei, Z., Szarukán, I., Farkas, O., Gömöry, Á., Gács-Baitz, E., Francke, W. 2007. An aggregation attractant for the sugar-beet weevil Bothynoderes (Cleonus) punctiventris. Ent. exp. appl. 122:125-132.

Tóth, M., Furlan, L., Yatsynin, V.G., Ujváry, I., Szarukán, I., Imrei, Z., Tolasch, T., Francke, W., Jossi, W. 2003. Identification of pheromones and optimization of bait composition for click beetle pests in Central and Western Europe (Coleoptera: Elateridae). Pest Manag. Sci. 59:1-9.

Tóth, M., Tóth, V., Ujváry, I., Sivcev, I., Manojlovic, B., Ilovai, Z. 1996. Sex pheromones for detection and monitoring of beetles? The development of a pheromone trap for the western corn rootworm (Diabrotica v. virgifera LeConte) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - the first beetle sex pheromone trap in Hungary (in Hung.) Növényvédelem 32:447-452.

Tóth, M., Szöcs, G., Nieukerken, E.J., Philipp, P., Schmidt, F., Francke, W. 1995. Novel type of sex pheromone structure identified from Stigmella malella (Stainton) (Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae). J. Chem. Ecol. 21:13-27.

Tóth, M., Löfstedt, C., Blair, B.W., Cabello, T., Farag, A.I., Hansson, B.S., Kovalev, B.G., Maini, S., Nesterov, E.A., Pajor, I., Sazonov, A.P., Shamshev, I.V., Subchev, M., Szöcs, G. 1992. Attraction of male turnip moths Agrotis segetum (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to sex pheromone components and their mixtures at 11 sites in Europe, Asia, and Africa. J. Chem. Ecol. 18:1337-1347.
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