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International Pest Control – May/June 2023 – Vol 65, Nr.3

International Pest Control – May/June 2023 – Vol 65, Nr.3

| June 11, 2023

Europeans could get away with using 71% less land to grow our food if we reduce our consumption of animal products by 50% according to the latest research from WUR. Milk and fish would still be on the menu but beef and pork would disappear. And climate change – about which we have a new […]

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International Pest Control – November/December 2022 – Vol 64, Nr.6

International Pest Control – November/December 2022 – Vol 64, Nr.6

| December 5, 2022

Climate Change is very much on the agenda as I write this with COP27 in progress and everyone pessimistic about the outcome – I hope they are wrong! The global food system is responsible for between 21% and 37% of global emissions. In Europe it is only 10% of total emissions but a significant proportion […]

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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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International news in brief – March/April 2018

International news in brief – March/April 2018

| April 20, 2018

DE: Bayer to sell vegetable seeds business Bayer is in exclusive talks with BASF on the sale of its entire vegetable seeds business. On 13 Oct 2017, Bayer had already agreed to sell selected Crop Science businesses to BASF for EUR 5.9bn This first package covers Bayer’s global glufosinate-ammonium business and the related LibertyLink technology […]

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International news in brief – November/December 2017

International news in brief – November/December 2017

| December 19, 2017

TZ: Biocontrol program manages Fall Armyworm A programme developed by Russell IPM has proven to manage Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) in Tanzania successfully β€” reducing damage in winter maize to less than 5% compared to pesticides at 25-30%. The research by TPRI, Arusha, Tanzania was conducted in three regions in Tanzania in winter maize crops […]

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International news in brief – September/October 2017 issue

International news in brief – September/October 2017 issue

| September 22, 2017

UK: Ubiqutekβ„’ launches professional RootWaveβ„’ hand-weeder Featured at last year’s October Amenity Conference, Ubiqutek has launched the RootWave Pro, an award winning professional hand-weeder designed to spot weed and treat invasive species. The RootWave Pro zaps weeds with electricity and is presented as an alternative to chemical use. Generating heat directly within the weed ensures […]

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