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Company Profile…Corbion

Company Profile…Corbion

| October 4, 2019

As a global market leader in lactic acid and lactic acid derivatives, and a leading company in emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins and algae ingredients, Corbion has come a long way since 1919 when it was founded by sugar producer, Centrale Suiker Maatschappij (CSM) N.V. Today, it produces biobased ingredients and chemicals that offer […]

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Insect Pests of Stored Grain

Insect Pests of Stored Grain

| July 23, 2019

June 2017 Hardback & eBook 412 Pages with index ISBN Hardback: 978-1-77188-503-4 ISBN eBook: 978-1-315-36569-5 This volume provides comprehensive coverage of stored product entomology for the sustainable and eco-friendly management of insects and other noninsect pests, such as mites, birds, rodents, and fungi, with the aim to mitigate and eliminate these losses of food from […]

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Biopesticides and Bioagents: Novel Tools for Pest Management

Biopesticides and Bioagents: Novel Tools for Pest Management

| July 23, 2019

September 2017 Hardback & eBook 418 Pages with index ISBN Hardback: 978-1-77188-519-5 ISBN eBook: 978-1-315-36555-8 Insects, diseases, and weeds cause an almost 30% yield loss per annum in agricultural production, resulting in an increased use of pesticides by 20% per annum throughout the world. This comprehensive volume book looks at the status of biopesticides and […]

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Advances in Pest Management in Commercial Flowers

Advances in Pest Management in Commercial Flowers

| July 23, 2019

December 2019 Hardback & eBook 289 Pages with index ISBN Hardbound: 978-1-77188-817-2 ISBN eBook: 9780429284120 Floricultural crops all over the world are challenged by a number of insect and mite pests. The pest scenario is changing, and with climate change the instances of new pest incidences have become a more common problem. Like other crops, […]

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International Pest Control – May/June 2019 – Vol 61, Nr.3

International Pest Control – May/June 2019 – Vol 61, Nr.3

| June 13, 2019

Creating refuges for wildlife around fields is not uncommon in the UK and around the world but for these strips to be of value they need a diversity of plant species growing in them. Apparently, they are all too often overrun by the “wrong type” of weed and especially less beneficial grasses. The glyphosate story […]

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Company Profile…PronixNova Ltd: Experience, innovation, customer care, product support

Company Profile…PronixNova Ltd: Experience, innovation, customer care, product support

| June 13, 2019

A new, innovative, customer and operator focused manufacturer of global vector pest management equipment has arrived: PronixNova Limited. Between them, the two proprietors of PronixNova have over 75 years combined experience in fine droplet application methods covering field use, product design and manufacture. Following the take-over of Curtis Dynafog Ltd in 2014 the company’s Asia […]

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Any beer will do as slugs reject Cava

Any beer will do as slugs reject Cava

| June 13, 2019

A nationwide experiment carried out in the UK has revealed that the old myth of slugs being attracted to beer is in fact true, with lager and bitter proving to be the most effective drinks for successfully trapping those pesky garden pests. Up and down the country members of horticultural charity, Garden Organic, have been […]

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International News in Brief – Company news

International News in Brief – Company news

| June 13, 2019

Staff changes at ICB Pharma ICB Pharma has announced it has a new Head of Pest Innovations Department; after one and a half years as the Head of Marketing, Krzysztof Pekala has taken on the additional responsibilities of this new role. The company’s strategy for 2020-2023 and the expected rapid development of the Innovations department […]

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2nd International Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge

2nd International Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge

| June 13, 2019

Wageningen University & Research (WUR) and Tencent, will organise the 2nd International Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge in which multidisciplinary teams from around the world will use artificial intelligence to remotely produce vegetables. The goal is to explore how artificial intelligence (AI) can produce greenhouse grown vegetables more efficiently and effectively. In the future more greenhouses will […]

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Bee-saving vote delayed two years

Bee-saving vote delayed two years

| June 13, 2019

On the eve of a Europe-wide day of action calling for the European Commission to protect bees from harmful pesticides, the Commission announced it will delay the implementation of new pesticide testing standards by a full two years and may revise them. SumOfUs, a movement of consumers setup to hold corporations accountable for their actions, […]

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