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International Pest Control – January/February 2022 – Vol 64, Nr.1

International Pest Control – January/February 2022 – Vol 64, Nr.1

| February 15, 2022

We are a little late getting this issue out in part due to the intervention of Covid but all well now and hopefully we will catch up during the year. We kick off with measuring a crop’s carbon footprint which seems timely following COP26. Arable agriculture has a role to play in reducing greenhouse gas […]

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International Pest Control – November/December 2021 – Vol 63, Nr.6

International Pest Control – November/December 2021 – Vol 63, Nr.6

| November 23, 2021

It is sad, but not unexpected, to read that the COVID pandemic has undermined decades of development according to the UN FAO. When combined with the impacts of climate change which were clearly stated at the recent COP26 in Glasgow it is a big concern that our efforts to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals […]

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International Pest Control – March/April 2021 – Vol 63, Nr.2

International Pest Control – March/April 2021 – Vol 63, Nr.2

| April 7, 2021

I will start this editorial with a request to our readers. Send us short articles on your research! We are always interested in publishing accessible summaries of published papers or completed practical field research. The guidelines are available on our website but put simply 1,200 to 2,400 words. Good quality, high resolution images, graphs and […]

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International Pest Control – January/February 2021 – Vol 63, Nr.1

International Pest Control – January/February 2021 – Vol 63, Nr.1

| February 13, 2021

2021, whatever happened to 2020? A quick look at our events calendar suggests that this year will be another year of virtual events with few chances to get together until autumn at the earliest. This issue kicks off with a look at the highly rated CABI compendium of Invasive Species before moving on to consider […]

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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 1, 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

| August 1, 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 β€œevidence gap in plant health”. Hopefully the […]

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New sub-Saharan infectious disease surveillance program

New sub-Saharan infectious disease surveillance program

| April 4, 2019

The African Small Companion Animal Network (AFSCAN), a project of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s (WSAVA) charitable foundation, has launched a significant new sub-Saharan infectious disease surveillance program. With Bayer Animal Health as the major sponsor, the program will provide novel data on the prevalence and distribution of ectoparasites and arthropod-borne infectious diseases of […]

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International Pest Control – November/December 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.6

International Pest Control – November/December 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.6

| December 31, 2016

The pumpkin were not the first vegetables to be carved into lanterns at Halloween. It was a Celtic tradition which emigrating Irish and Scots took to the US with them. The earlier European vegetables of choice however were rock hard turnips and beets, the former of which I recall carving every year. And so, when […]

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