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13/04/2018
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
EMPHASIS on LAMP technology
11/04/2018
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
JHI heads Centre of Expertise in Plant Health
10/04/2018
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
The case for IPM breeding programmes
19/03/2018
European experts have called for a shake-up in the way crops are bred for Integrated Pest Management (IPM), pointing out that current private breeding programmes are mainly targeted at conventional...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
Progress on more sustainable oilseed rape
16/03/2018
Two ENDURE partners have published details of their ongoing work on more sustainable methods for growing oilseed rape (OSR). INRA (France’s National Institute for Agricultural Research) has revealed...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
Call for stakeholders to boost IPM
14/03/2018
A pan-European group of IPM experts has drawn on the work conducted within the three-year European Research Area Network on Coordinated Integrated Pest Management (ERA-Net C-IPM) to produce a paper...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
'Inspiring' Agroecological Crop Protection course
09/03/2018
Some 26 participants from 10 countries, including PhD students as well as postdocs, junior and senior researchers working in Africa, Asia, South America, Central America and Europe, attended ENDURE’s...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
New times ahead for European weed management
26/02/2018
Integrated weed management is the way to go for sustainable and resilient agriculture. A new Horizon 2020 project will support and promote its implementation in Europe, reports Janne Hansen, from the...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
June date for Plant Biology Europe
12/02/2018
The biennial Plant Biology Europe conference is being held at Denmark’s University of Copenhagen from June 18 to 21, offering the chance to learn from 10 high-profile plenary speakers in addition to...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
Agroscope trials fungi to control Japanese visitor
08/02/2018
Researchers from Agroscope, ENDURE’s Swiss partner, will this year be investigating whether it is feasible to control Japanese beetles in the field with a fungi that has already proved effective...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
Crop loss conference: final report online
26/01/2018
The final report from last October’s three-day International Conference on Global Crop Losses Caused by Diseases, Pests and Weeds is now available. The event was organised by INRA, through its SMaCH...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
JHI PhD position: Focus on parasitoids
20/12/2017
The James Hutton Institute, ENDURE’s Scottish partner, is offering a PhD position examining the ‘Biodiversity of Parasitoid Networks and the Impact on Aphid Biocontrol’, with the aim of improving the...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
One-stop shop assessments and more
11/12/2017
The fourth newsletter from the EUCLID project (Europe-China Lever for Integrated Pest Management Demonstration) is now available, bringing readers up to date on its work to develop IPM packages for...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
IPM principles now explored in Hungarian
11/12/2017
More than two years after it was first published, the review paper on the European Union’s eight principles of Integrated Pest Management (IPM), co-authored by a 17-strong ENDURE team, has been...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
‘Bright future’ for biocontrol
28/11/2017
A recent edition of the European Commission’s Science for Environment Policy fact sheet (‘Natural enemies of crop pests will feature in the future of environmentally friendly farming’) focuses on a...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
New app tackles overseas crop protection
24/11/2017
Sustainable crop protection for vegetable crops and tropical tubers in France’s numerous overseas communities has been given a boost with the launch of Tropilég, an application addressing health...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
PPP sellers to push alternatives
22/11/2017
France’s bold scheme to transform distributors of plant protection products into ‘agents of change’, encouraging their customers to use alternatives to synthetic chemical products, is underway. Under...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
New databases added to French IPM portal
22/11/2017
Two new databases have been added to EcophytoPIC, France’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) portal, one covering beneficials, pests and physiological and climatic incidents and the other bringing...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
Understanding ecosystem services
22/11/2017
Knowledge on the importance of ecosystem services has been further enhanced with the completion of two projects focusing on the topic. The pan-European QuESSA (Quantification of Ecological Services...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection
Dual control to beat blight
21/11/2017
Researchers at Rothamsted Research, one of ENDURE’s two UK partners, have used computer modelling drawing on classical population genetics theory to confirm that “combining methods of disease control...
Source: Endure, diversifying crop protection

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