|The first and second name||Daria Olkiewicz|
|University||Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Biological and Veterinary Sciences|
Research career and academic work:
Bachelor studies (2012-2015) – Biology
Bachelor thesis – Natural compounds as insecticides
Master studies (2015-2017) – Biology, medical speciality
Master thesis – The effect of selected plant extracts on development of lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus Panzer
-substances with biocidal properties;
Participation in the research project focused on evaluating of the influence of granulate combined with carvacrol on insects and poultry; The results of this project are in the publication entitled The Use of Starch Granulate Enriched with Carvacrol for the Lesser Mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus Control in Chicken House: Effects on Insects and Poultry.
Current doctoral studies:
The research work is concentrated on finding biocidal substances and creating active biodegradable plastic which can be used against microorganisms.
Publication of the article:
Szczepanik M., Raszkowska-Kaczor A., Olkiewicz D., Bajer D. and Bajer K. The Use of Starch Granulate Enriched with Carvacrol for the Lesser Mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus Control in Chicken House: Effects on Insects and Poultry, The Journal of Poultry Science 57(2):1-25, 2019