Integrated protection of stored products

Keywords

Stored products, IPM, pests, natural enemies, prevention, traps, control, food safety, urban entomology

Convenor TREMATERRA Pasquale
Liaison-Officer CASTAÑÉ Cristina

Structure

The group comprises 90 participants from 26 countries.

Aim

The general objectives of the group are the communication of research findings and the promotion of methods for integrated stored product protection that help to reduce the use of residue building pesticides and to avoid risks to the user as well as to the environment.

Activities

The IOBC-WPRS Working Group on Integrated Protection of Stored Products meets every two years to discuss new findings regarding the following topics:

  • biology of stored product pests
  • methods of pest prevention during storage, transportation and handling
  • pheromones, traps and other methods to detect stored product pests
  • all aspects of biological control
  • revention of microflora infection and development of mycotoxins
  • physical, chemical and other techniques for stored product pest control
  • futurology: overviews and future trends on all aspects of storage pest control
  • wood-boring, urban, quarantine and museum pests

Achievements

The proceedings of the group meetings were published in the IOBC-WPRS Bulletins:

Meeting 2017, 3-5 July, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
11th Conference of the IOBC-WPRS Working Group "Integrated Protection of Stored Products", 03.-05.07.2017Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Meeting 2015, 28 June - 1 July, Zagreb, Croatia.
WG Meeting 2015, 28 June - 1 July, Zagreb, Croatia
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Meeting 2013, 01-04 July, Bordeaux, France.
WG Meeting 2013, 01-04 July, Bordeaux, France
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Meeting 2011, 04-07 July, Volos, Greece.
WG Meeting 2009, Molise, Campobasso, Italy
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Meeting 2009, 29 June - 2 July, Molise, Campobasso, Italy.
WG Meeting 2009, Molise, Campobasso, Italy
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Meeting 2007, 20-23 August, Poznań, Poland.
WG Meeting 2007, Poznań, Poland
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Meeting 2005, 20-23 September, Prague, Czech Republic.
WG Meeting 2005, Prague, Czech Republic
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