We are pleased to announce the winners of the Insects 2021 Best Paper Awards. All papers published in 2019 in Insects were considered for the awards. After a thorough evaluation of the originality and significance of the papers, citations, and downloads, the three winning papers, which were nominated by the journal’s Award Committee, have been selected.
Olfactory Preference of Drosophila suzukii Shifts between Fruit and Fermentation Cues over the Season: Effects of Physiological Status
By: Rik Clymans, Vincent Van Kerckvoorde, Eva Bangels, Wannes Akkermans, Ammar Alhmedi, Patrick De Clercq, Tim Beliën and Dany Bylemans
Insects 2019, 10(7), 200
Telenomus remus, a Candidate Parasitoid for the Biological Control of Spodoptera frugiperda in Africa, is already Present on the Continent
By: Marc Kenis, Hannalene du Plessis, Johnnie Van den Berg, Malick Niango Ba, Georg Goergen, Koffi Eric Kwadjo, Ibrahim Baoua, Tadele Tefera, Alan Buddie, Giovanni Cafà, Lisa Offord, Ivan Rwomushana and Andrew Polaszek
Insects 2019, 10(4), 92
Symbiotic Plant Biomass Decomposition in Fungus-Growing Termites
By: Rafael R. da Costa, Haofu Hu, Hongjie Li and Michael Poulsen
Insects 2019, 10(4), 87
The authors will receive an award of 500 CHF and an opportunity to publish one paper free of charge in Insects
in 2021, after the normal peer review procedure. We believe the above papers represent valuable contributions to Insects
and the scientific literature. We warmly congratulate the winners.