The updated French biocontrol plant protection products list was published in the Official Bulletin of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food on 18 October 2017. These products include secondary authorisations and import in parallel trade. Please see the attachment for further details. Biocontrol PPP 171018
Following the last IOBC-WPRS meeting of the Working Group “Biological and integrated control of plant pathogens” in Berlin in September 2016, IOBC will organize a meeting in Lleida (Catalonia). The Institute of Agriculture and Food Research and Technology (IRTA), a research institute from Catalan government, will be the local organizer together with the University of Lleida. The workshop will be […]
Vera Ros was awarded the Early Career Award from the Society of Invertebrate Pathology at the conference of this society in San Diego (USA) last month. This award recognizes outstanding contributions from invertebrate pathologists who are in the early stage of their scientific career. Vera Ros is Assistant Professor at the Laboratory of Virology, Wageningen […]
After a long period of activity Vittorio Veronelli has resigned from his position in IBMA Global. He and his company have been a member since 1998 and Vittorio has been active in various committees since 2004. In 2007 he became Joint-President in the Triumvirate, our “Board” during these years. After changes to the statutes the […]
Carrot (Daucus carota)/ FR / Trichoderma, bacteria, essential oils/carrot powdery mildew (Erysiphe heraclei) 1000 Ha of carrot managed with Trichoderma, bacteria and essential oils after the producer tested many different control methods.
Strawberry (Fragaria spp.)/ FR/ natural plant elicitor COS OGA/ Sphaerotheca macularis Many chemical residues are reported in conventional strawberry crops, these may cause problems for consumer health. Reduction of treatment frequency (IFT) in France have forced the growers towards sustainable disease control which is beneficial to human and environmental health Export restrictions lowering maximum residue levels (MRL’S.) […]
Apple (Malus spp.)and pear (Pyrus spp.)/pest insects and diseases/predatory insects and mites, mating disruption, habitat improvement In 1988, 3rd generation fruit farmer decides to decrease chemical load of broad-spectrum chemicals in their fruit orchard. 30 years later they reduced the chemical load by 90% by applying agroecological practices in an IPM scheme; Releasing of predatory mites, […]