Personale docente

Davide Rassati

Professore associato



Telefono: 0498272803



1. Gugliuzzo A, Biedermann PHW, Carrillo D, Castrillo LA, Egonyu JP, Gallego D, Haddi K, Hulcr J, Jactel H, Kajimura H, Kamata N, Meurisse N, Li Y, Oliver JB, Ranger CM, Rassati D, Stelinski L, Sutherland R, Tropea Garzia G, Wright MG, Biondi A (2021) Recent advances toward the sustainable management of invasive Xylosandrus ambrosia beetles. Journal of Pest Science, 94, 615-637

2. Cavaletto G, Faccoli M, Ranger CM, Rassati D (2021) Ambrosia beetle response to ethanol concentration and host tree species. Journal of Applied Entomology, 145, 800-809

3. Cavaletto G, Faccoli M, Marini L, Spaethe J, Giannone F, Moino S, Rassati D* (2021) Exploiting trap colors to improve surveys of longhorn beetles. Journal of Pest Science, 94, 871-883

4. Ranger CM, Reding ME, Addesso C, Ginzel M, Rassati D (2021) Semiochemical-mediated host selection
by Xylosandrus spp. ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) attacking horticultural tree crops: a review of basic and applied science. Canadian Entomologist, 153, 103-120

5. Rassati D, Marchioro M, Flaerthy L, Poloni R, Edwards S, Faccoli M, Sweeney J (2021) Response of
native and exotic longhorn beetles to common pheromone components provides partial support for the
pheromone-free space hypothesis. Insect Science, 28, 793-810

6. Cavaletto G, Faccoli M, Marini L, Spaethe J, Magnani G, Rassati D (2020) Effect of trap color on
captures of bark- and wood-boring beetles (Coleoptera; Buprestidae and Scolytinae) and associated predators. Insects, 11, 749.

7. Marchioro M, Rassati D, Faccoli M, Van Rooyen K, Kostanowicz C, Webster V, Mayo P, Sweeney J
(2020) Maximizing bark and ambrosia beetle catches in trapping surveys for longhorn and jewel beetles. Journal of Economic Entomology, 113, 2745-2757

8. Rassati D, Contarini M, Ranger CM, Cavaletto G, Rossini L, Speranza S, Faccoli M, Marini L (2020)
Fungal pathogen and ethanol affect host selection and colonization success in ambrosia beetles. Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 22, 1-9

9. Rassati D, Marini L, Malacrinò A (2019) Acquisition of fungi from the environment modifies ambrosia beetle mycobiome during invasion. Peer J, e8103

10. Poland T, Rassati D (2019) Improved biosecurity surveillance of non-native forest insects: a review of current methods. Journal of Pest Science, 92, 37-49

11. Meurisse N, Rassati D, Hurley BP, Brockerhoff EG, Haack RA (2019) Common pathways by which
non-native forest insects move internationally and domestically. Journal of Pest Science, 92, 13-27

12. Rassati D, Marini L, Marchioro M, Rapuzzi P, Magnani G, Poloni R, Di Giovanni F, Mayo P, Sweeney
J (2019) Developing trapping protocols for wood-boring beetles associated with broadleaf trees. Journal of Pest Science, 92, 267-279

13. Rassati D, Haack RA, Knizek M, Faccoli M (2018) National trade can drive range expansion of barkand wood-boring beetles. Journal of Economic Entomology, 111, 260-268

14. Malacrinò A, Rassati D, Schena L, Battisti A, Palmeri V (2017) Fungal communities associated to bark and ambrosia beetles trapped at international harbours. Fungal Ecology, 28, 44-52

15. Faccoli M, Simonato M, Rassati D (2016) Life-history and geographical distribution of the walnut twig beetle, Pityophthorus juglandis (Coleoptera: Scolytinae), in Southern Europe. Journal of Applied Entomology, 140, 697–705