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FAOPMA Pest Summit Virtual Conference 2020

FAOPMA Pest Summit Virtual Conference 2020

| September 18, 2020

Survive COVID-19; Protecting Your Future Safeguarding the Pest Management Industry through an Uncertain World This will be a virtual conference held over 18 and 19 of November, 2020. We have assembled many of the greatest speakers in the pest management today. This includes owners of companies who not only survived the Global Financial Crisis but came […]

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Outlook on Pest Management – Vol.31, Nr 3, June 2020

Outlook on Pest Management – Vol.31, Nr 3, June 2020

| September 18, 2020

An international journal covering the management of weeds, pests and diseases through chemistry, biology and biotechnology. Contents The International Year of Plant Health – Leonard G. Copping. Download Article The FAO website http://www.fao.org/plant-health-2020/about/en/ tells us that the United Nations General Assembly declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). It continues that the […]

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PestWorld 2020 Virtual Highlights

PestWorld 2020 Virtual Highlights

| September 16, 2020

Resilient. Proactive. Collaborative. They’re the best words to describe pest management professionals—and our great industry. So as we navigate changing times, there’s no better occasion to support one another, prepare for what’s next, and get a look at new areas of opportunity than by coming together virtually at PestWorld 2020. This is the 87th year […]

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International Pest Control – July/August 2020 – Vol 62, Nr.4

International Pest Control – July/August 2020 – Vol 62, Nr.4

| September 11, 2020

Whenever an economic or health crisis hits the world it seems it is the poor who pay the heaviest price and so it is with Covid-19. Smallholders do not have deep pockets, large cash reserves and access to cheap loans and government support. But help for some is coming from what might seem an unlikely […]

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Europe’s 20 most unwanted

Europe’s 20 most unwanted

| July 20, 2020

In October the European Commission published a list of 20 regulated quarantine pests qualifying as priority pests, including  Xylella fastidiosa, the Japanese beetle, the Asian long-horned beetle, citrus greening and citrus black spot, whose economic, environmental and social impact on EU’s territory is the most severe. Member States will have to launch information campaigns to […]

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IPM to fight fall armyworm

IPM to fight fall armyworm

| July 17, 2020

CABI scientists are recommending the use of more environmentally sustainable biological controls, as part of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategy, to fight the fall armyworm (FAW) instead of favouring more harmful pesticides. In a new paper published in the International Journal of Pest Management, Dr Justice Tambo led a team of researchers who suggest […]

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Genetically engineered  <em>Aedes aegypti </em>

Genetically engineered  Aedes aegypti

| July 16, 2020

After extensive evaluation of the best available science and public input, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted an experimental use permit (EUP) to Oxitec Ltd to field test the use of genetically engineered  Aedes aegypti  mosquitoes as a way to reduce mosquito populations to protect public health from mosquito-borne illnesses. The EPA claimed […]

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International Pest Control – May/June 2020 – Vol 62, Nr3

International Pest Control – May/June 2020 – Vol 62, Nr3

| June 16, 2020

In the middle of any crisis many people reach for a cup of tea. And while we were all locked down the FAO marked the first International Tea Day – virtually. Tea is a product used by millions and its production touches many of the UN Sustainable Development Goals including the fight against extreme poverty, […]

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