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IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, Vol. 121, 2017

Working Group "Integrated Protection of Olive Crops". Proceedings of the 7th meeting at Kalamata (Greece), 11th - 14th May, 2015. Edited by Dionyssios Perdikis, George Stathas, Nikos Papadopoulos, and Andrea Lucchi. ISBN 978-92-9067-305-7 [XXIV + 161 pp].

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Election of new Convenor, Citrus Working Group

Following the norms of IOBC-WPRS, I announce that a new Convenor of the Working Group "Integrated Protection of Citrus Crops will be elected during the next meeting of the Group to be held in Valencia in 25-27 September 2017.
There is one candidate available for the moment, María Teresa Martínez Ferrer, from IRTA, Sustainable Plant Protection Center, Amposta (Tarragona), Spain.

Ferran Garcia-Marí, Convenor of the Citrus WG

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BioControl, Volume 62, Issue 4, August 2017

is now available.

ISSN: 1386-6141 (Print) 1573-8248 (Online)

Table and Contents: http://link.springer.com/journal/10526/62/4

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IBMA Newsletter, Summer 2017

IBMA releases a newsletter four times per year (www.ibma-global.org).
The Summer 2017 issue is now available.

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PhD Grant

University of Trento/Fondazione Edmund Mach, Trento, Italy.
Industrial PhD grant:
A3 - Formulation of Trichoderma atroviride SC1 for soil application
Link: http://www.unitn.it/en/ateneo/53711/icam-scholarshipsfellowships

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IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, Vol. 126, 2017

Working Group "Pheromones and Other Semiochemicals in Integrated Production". Proceedings of the Meeting "The Good Sense of Scent" at Mishkenot Sha'ananim, The Konrad Adenauer Conference Centre, Jerusalem (Israel), 8-13 November, 2015. Edited by: Jürgen Gross & Ally Harari. ISBN 978-92-9067-311-8 [XIII + 106 pp].

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IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, Vol. 125, 2017

Working Group "Pesticides and Beneficial Organisms".
Proceedings of the Working Group Meeting at Chania (Crete), 11-13 October, 2016. Edited by Jean-Pierre Jansen. ISBN 978-92-9067-310-1 [X + 40 pp].

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IOBC Global Commission: New open access paper
(Guidelines: Invertebrate biological control agents)

The IOBC Global Commission has published an open access paper, Best practices for the use and exchange of invertebrate biological control genetic resources relevant for food and agriculture http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10526-017-9810-3.

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Joop C. van Lenteren, Karel Bolckmans, Jürgen Köhl, Willem J. Ravensberg, Alberto Urbaneja, BioControl (2017). doi:10.1007/s10526-017-9801-4

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New Book

Biological Control – Ecology and Applications
By Heimpel G.E. (IOBC-Global President) & N.J. Mills 2017
Cambridge University Press
, New York, 380 pp., hard cover $US 59.99
Reviewed by Eric Wajnberg, Editor-in-Chief, BioControl

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IOBC-Global Newsletter Issue 101, June 2017

Some highlights include:

  • Website refresh
  • Book review
  • Feature article on Parthenium in Sri Lanka
  • New Global Study/Working Group announced
  • And much more…

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IOBC-WPRS General Assembly & Council Elections 2017

The General Assembly and elections of a new council will take place 15-16 October 2017 in Riva del Garda, Italy.
Download: Provisional program of the GA 2017 (pdf)

The IOBC-WPRS General Assembly 2017 is part of the conference "Future IPM 3.0", 16-20 October 2017, in Riva del Garda, Italy.

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New paper on the future of biological control as a crucial element of IPM

Biological control using invertebrates and microorganisms: plenty of new opportunities
Joop C. van Lenteren, Karel Bolckmans, Jürgen Köhl, Willem J. Ravensberg, Alberto Urbaneja, BioControl (2017). doi:10.1007/s10526-017-9801-4

Read the paper: Open Online Access, Springer Link

The new paper on the future of biological control as a crucial element of IPM. It is the result of a great collaboration between leading academics and industry people under the visionary leadership or prof.em. Joop van Lenteren.

Dedicated to all who contribute to the development and implementation of sustainable crop management.

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Euphresco Strategic Research Agenda 2017-2022

The Euphresco Strategic Research Agenda has been published and is available on the Euphresco website http://www.euphresco.net/media/sra/euphresco_sra.pdf

The research agenda was developed to set the plant health research priorities to address over the next 5-10 years. The objectives listed in the document set a common ground to increase coordination and co-operation between nationally-based, regional and international phytosanitary research programmes.

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