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Urgent Position Available at Bionema in Biological Control

Bionema Limited is looking for an experience Research Scientist-Biological Control to work on the development of biocontrol agents for the control of agricultural, horticultural and forest insect pests.

http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BDP327/research-scientist-biological-control/

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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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IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, Vol. 127, 2017

Working Group "Integrated Protection in Oak Forests". Proceedings of the Meeting at Cordoba (Spain), 23 - 27 October, 2016. Edited by: Pino Angelo Ruiu, Maria Esperanza Sanchez and Mohamed Lahbib Ben Jamâa. ISBN 978-92-9067-312-5 [X + 244 pp]

Download ePublication: IOBC-WPRS Bulletin Vol. 127, 2017

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Election: New WG Convenor

Working Group "Microbial and Nematode Control of Invertebrate Pests" elected a new convenor: Eustachio Tarasco (short CV).
He succeeds the former WG convenor Johannes Jehle.

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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…

Download: IOBC-Global Newsletter Issue 101, June 2017 (pdf)

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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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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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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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Online Shop: ePublications

IOBC-WPRS publications are available in the Online Shop. Publications older than 5 years are open to public and free of charges. Recent publications (since 2011): Purchase from the new shop - convenient and secure payment by credit card (Visa or MasterCard). IOBC-WPRS Members profit from free download of all publications.

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