Scientists from all over the WPR will be invited to participate to the kick-off meeting of the Study Group to define the main themes and actions. Researchers focusing on systems approaches for IPM in arable cropping systems are especially encouraged to participate.
Organize a meeting every two years.
Stimulate cooperation between research organisations and policy makers at all levels, farmers’ organisations, advisory services and other stakeholders identified by the Study group members.
Exchange ideas and expertise among group members, and encourage international collaboration.
Develop research activities and propose collaborative research projects among participants.
A first study group meeting will be organised by the end of 2020 or in spring 2021.
arable crops, weeds, pests, diseases, systems approach, crop rotation, agroecology, cultural control, physical control, biological control