Food, Feed and Environmental Safety

Health Risks And Economic Losses From Pesticide Residues And Mycotoxins

The Problem The right to adequate amounts of food is also the right to healthy food. Pesticide residues, heavy metals, and contamination with microbials such as E. coli, and mycotoxins such...

Regulatory challenges for biological control

The biological control of plant pests, diseases and weeds has become a major component of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in most parts of the world, in the field as well as in horticulture under greenhouse.

3rd International Conference of Pakistan Phytopathological Society

"Climate Change and Plant Diseases: Challenges and Opportunities" to be held at Department of Agriculture & Agribusiness Management, University of Karachi, Karachi (Pakistan) during December 23-25, 2013.

Register for the International Workshop on South American Tomato Leaf Miner, Tuta absoluta

November 26–28, 2013, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Venue: Intercontinental Hotel

Biodiversity and Integrated Pest Management - Working together for a sustainable future

Balancing biodiversity preservation with food production presents a challenge. If we are to survive as a species, food production is paramount. But the gradual destruction of forests, watersheds, and other natural habitats in order to produce that food could lead to the eventual demise of our natural resource wealth.

8th International Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium

The 8th International Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah USA from March 24-26, 2015 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Headquarters hotel will be the...

Fourth Biopsticide Interantional Conference

First announcement and call for papers November 28 - 30, 2013 Tamil Nadu, India www.biocion.in Eco-friendly Plant Protection and production for Food Security, Food Safety and the role of...

Call for applications - IFS Individual Research Grants

Background Providing early-career support to promising young developing country researchers has been the mandate of the International Foundation for Science (IFS) for many years. Building on this...

1st International Symposium on Horticultural Insects Management (ISHIM 2012)

The symposium aims to discuss all topics related to protection of horticultural crops (fruits, vegetables, flowers and ornamental plants)...

14th Spanish Weed Science Society Conference

We are pleased to announce the 14th Spanish Weed Science Society Conference (14 Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Malherbología- SEMh), to be held in Valencia (Spain) 5 - 7 November 2013 in the ...

The importance of non-plant biodiversity for crop pest management- Enabling conservation and access

This brief addresses the importance of biodiversity to agriculture from an angle often overlooked: that of the non-plant forms of life protecting crops in the field. The importance of these bacteria,...