Nieuws - 28 april 2005

Insect prize

Three Wageningen entomologists Professor Joop van Lenteren, Professor Louise Vet and Professor Marcel Dicke have been awarded the British Rank Prize for Nutrition 2005 for their contribution to research on nutrition. The entomologists received the prize for their research on the interactions between plants, plant-eating insects and their enemies, and the contributions they have made to biological pest control. The prize money amounted to about ninety thousand euros. / GvM