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Guillermo Aguilera Nuñez

Guillermo Aguilera Nuñez
Research assistant working in a pilot study with the aim to implement a monitoring program for pollinators in farmland habitats in Sweden.

Presentation

I am an ecologist interested in entomology and landscape ecology. Right now I work together with Anders Glimskär, Karin Ahrné and Erik Öckinger in a pilot study that will help us decide which is the best way to set up a monitoring program for pollinators in agricultural landscapes for the whole Sweden. During my PhD I worked with food web ecology in agroecosystems and natural control of insect pests. Among many things I examined how crop diversity affects insect diversity in agricultural landscapes; how organic management influences soil fauna and its consequences for pest control; or how landscape complexity can modified species interaction foodwebs (predator-prey and parasitoid-host). I am also interested in ornithology and urban biodiversity.

Selected publications

Miller, K, Aguilera, G, Bommarco, R, et al. (2021). Land-use intensity afects the potential for apparent competition within and between habitats. (in press J. Anim. Ecol.)

Aguilera, G, Riggi, L, Miller, K, et al. (2021). Organic soil fertilisation enhances local predator abundances and suppresses aphid growth. (in press to J. Appl. Ecol.).https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13862


Aguilera, G, Roslin, T, Miller, K, et al. (2020). Crop diversity bene ts carabid and pollinator communities in landscapes with semi-natural habitats. J. Appl. Ecol. 2020; 57: 2170- 2179. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13712


Aguilera, G., Ekroos, J., Persson, A.S. et al.(2019). Intensive management reduces butterfly diversity over time in urban green spaces. Urban Ecosyst. 22, 335-344. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11252-018-0818-y


Contact

Researcher at the Department of Ecology; NJ, Landscape Ecology Unit
Telephone: +4618672526
Postal address:
Inst för Ekologi, Box 7044
750 07 UPPSALA
Visiting address: Ulls Väg 16