IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, Vol. 139, 2018

IOBC-WPRS Working Group "Integrated Protection in Viticulture".
Proceedings of the meeting "Novel tools and new challenges for IPM in viticulture" at Riva del Garda (Trentino, Italy), 18-20 October, 2017.
Edited by Carlo Duso, Christoph Hoffmann, Agnès Calonnec, René Fuchs, Mauro Jermini, Michael Maixner, Denis Thiery, and Tirtza Zahavi.
ISBN 978-92-9067-324-8 [V + 99 pp].

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BioControl - New Issue

BioControl, Volume 63, Issue 6, December 2018 is now available!
ISSN: 1386-6141 (Print) 1573-8248 (Online)

Table and Contents:

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IBMA Newsletter - ABIM 2018

Latest issue: IBMA Newsletter (pdf), contents:

  • President's Address
    • President's Report of the 2018 AGM, 22 October 2018
    • Governance and organisation
    • Election for board positions
    • Low-risk procedures
    • New EU Regulatory Framework for Bioprotection Agents
    • Continued Lobbying
    • Bioprotection
    • Strategic objectives for 2019 and further
    • Closing remarks
  • Executive Director's Address
    • ABIM 2018
    • Bernard Blum Award 2018
    • Copa-Cogeca and IBMA Roadmap
    • Biocontrols Meetings
    • BPG - BioProtection Global
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IOBC: History of the First 50 Years (1956-2006)

International Organization for Biological Control of Noxious Animals and Plants: History of the First 50 Years (1956-2006).
Boller, E.F., J.C. van Lenteren and V. Delucchi (eds.), 2006, IOBC, Zürich
ISBN: 92-9067-194-5 [ 287 pp.]

The book has now been digitalized. Enjoy reading, browsing through old photos and memories of bygone times!

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IOBC-Global Newsletter Issue 103, June 2018

In this Edition

  • President's Column
  • Focus on IOBC Young Scientist Award Winners
  • More from the Congress
  • Feature: Biological Control of the Pearl Millet Head Miner:
    A Student in Niger Receives A Major Award
  • Working Group Reports
  • BioControl News
  • Training Opportunities
  • Upcoming Events
  • Regional Sections Contacts
  • Global Working Groups Contacts

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IOBC-WPRS Convenors: Important Update!

The Convenor's Handbook has been updated on 6 April 2018. The handbook is intended to serve as an information manual and guideline for all Working and Study Group Convenors with regard to their responsibilities, e.g.

  • Financial resouces
  • Administrative duties
  • Organisation of WG meetings and publication of IOBC-WPRS Bulletins

Check out the most recent version of the Convenor's Handbook
(restricted access, for IOBC-WPRS Council Members and Convenors only,

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Make a Difference: Support IOBC-WPRS and Donate

Help students and young researchers from all over the world to join the IOBC workshops.
Your financial support is highly appreciated and helps us to continue in our mission.

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The World of Organic Agriculture 2018

The 2018 edition of "The World of Organic Agriculture" has been lauchched on February 14, 2018 at BIOFACH in Nürnberg, Germany.
A booming organic sector: more farmers, more land and a growing market. 57.8 million hectares of organic agricultural land – the organic market grows to almost 90 billion US Dollars.

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