Innovative solutions for crop protection

Sorghum plantMycoherbicide Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. strigae

The problem:– Sorghum plant parasitized by Striga hermonthica (pink flowers)

The solution: Mycoherbicide Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. strigae, developed into Pesta granular or seed coating

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.