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International Pest Control – November/December 2019 – Vol 61, Nr.6

International Pest Control – November/December 2019 – Vol 61, Nr.6

| November 27, 2019

Malaria still kills 435,000 people every year – 90% of them in Africa – and preventing these deaths as well as the suffering caused by 219 million cases of malaria each year has been the focus of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for many years. Its latest initiative is to facilitate the supply of […]

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International Pest Control – September/October 2019 – Vol 61, Nr.5

International Pest Control – September/October 2019 – Vol 61, Nr.5

| October 29, 2019

It seems that there is no end to the number of applications for graphene. First seen in the 1960s but rediscovered in 2004 resulting in Nobel prizes for the researchers and subsequently a host of potential and actual uses being researched and developed. Using it as a layer in new materials to deter mosquito bites […]

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International Pest Control – July/August 2019 – Vol 61, Nr.4

International Pest Control – July/August 2019 – Vol 61, Nr.4

| October 29, 2019

With so many of us on the planet and so much pressure on land, natural habitats and the wildlife they contain it is frightening to read that we still lose 40% of our food crops to pests. It is also a surprise to learn that we have an “evidence gap in plant health”. Hopefully the […]

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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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