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International Pest Control – January/February 2019 – Vol 61, Nr.1

International Pest Control – January/February 2019 – Vol 61, Nr.1

| January 30, 2019

      Volume 61 and the start of the next ten years in the life of International Pest Control. And the year begins with a special feature on Pest Management in the Food Industry. This is a wide ranging subject covering the whole of the food chain from the point the crop is harvested […]

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The future evolution of pest control

The future evolution of pest control

| December 21, 2018

Organized pest control has a long history that dates to 4000 BC when the first ever pest control solution – sulphur – was used in ancient Sumer to keep insects away from crops. Since then, pest control has seen steady progress, from botanical products used as fungicides for seed treatments in China, to professional “rat-catchers” […]

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International Pest Control – November/December 2018 – Vol 60, Nr.6

International Pest Control – November/December 2018 – Vol 60, Nr.6

| December 8, 2018

Crystal ball gazing is the theme for this issue, the last of our 60th year. We haven’t asked our writers to look 60 years into the future – 2078 is just too far ahead although I’m pretty certain I wouldn’t have to listen to anyone telling me what we got wrong! Professor Graham Matthews is […]

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International news in brief – November/December 2018

International news in brief – November/December 2018

| December 7, 2018

Europe’s largest flow-through mesocosm launches in Yorkshire Europe’s first fully flow-through, edge of field waterbody safety assessment facility has been opened by Kevin Hollinrake, UK Member of Parliament for Thirsk and Malton at an event in York, England. The E-Flows mesocosm is a ground-breaking project designed and developed by translational science and research organisation Fera […]

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International Pest Control – September/October 2018 – Vol 60, Nr.5

International Pest Control – September/October 2018 – Vol 60, Nr.5

| November 23, 2018

The theme of this issue is integrated pest management (IPM), a term that seems to have been around for many years but which, in practice, seemed to struggle to escape from the glasshouse. IPM was never about abandoning agrochemicals, more about using them when needed as part of a wider control strategy and with the […]

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International news in brief: Company News

International news in brief: Company News

| November 1, 2018

APC joins Staphyt group Agchem Project Consulting (APC) has joined the Staphyt group to grow the group’s regulatory capabilities for companies dealing with agrochemicals, biocides and general chemicals. Founded in 2001 by Steve Shires, APC has 23 employees and collaborates with a large network of consultants around the world. APC is a major player in […]

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International news in brief: People in Pest Control

International news in brief: People in Pest Control

| November 1, 2018

New independent director at Crop Enhancement Crop Enhancement Inc., a venture-backed agriculture technology corporation based in San Jose, California, has appointed Marcus Meadows-Smith to its board of directors. Mr. Meadows-Smith will assist the management team with the development of business models and go-to-market strategies that position Crop Enhancement as it reaches a key inflection point […]

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International news in brief – September/October 2018

International news in brief – September/October 2018

| November 1, 2018

Registration of three new products BASF has started the global registration initiatives for two new herbicide active ingredients. The company submitted the regulatory dossier for Luximo™ herbicide in the European Union (EU) and in Australia and for Tirexor™ herbicide in Australia as well. These steps are important milestones in expanding BASF’s global herbicide portfolio. The […]

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International Pest Control – July/August 2018 – Vol 60, Nr.4

International Pest Control – July/August 2018 – Vol 60, Nr.4

| October 20, 2018

With the FAOPMA Pest Summit in September and NPMA PestWorld in October it was inevitable that this issue is focused on pest control. On a recent holiday to the Western Isles of Scotland I was struck by the large populations of ground nesting birds on the rodent-free and unpopulated (with humans) smaller islands we visited. […]

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Company Profile…i2LResearch – Contract Research Group

Company Profile…i2LResearch – Contract Research Group

| September 3, 2018

Company background i2LResearch is one of the leading product testing and development centres for the agrochemicals and household pesticides industry. Founded in 1989, the company has expanded and diversified from its roots to become a successful multi-site and multi-national player in the Contract Research sector. Since spin-out from Cardiff University in 2000, staff numbers have […]

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