IOBC-WPRS is one of six Regional Sections of the International Organisation for Biological Control. IOBC was established in 1955 to promote environmentally safe methods of pest and disease control in plant protection.
Members of WPRS are individual scientists, governmental, scientific or commercial organisations from 24 countries of Europe, Mediterranean region and the Middle East. IOBC-WPRS encourages collaboration in promoting feasible and environmentally safe methods of pest and pathogen control. Find out more about the aims and objectives of IOBC-WPRS.
Corona Virus (COVID-19) Update: Several IOBC-WPRS meetings had to be postponed due to the current COVID-19 situation. More information see Meetings & Activities page.
New Meeting Announcements:
18th Meeting of the IOBC-WPRS Working Group "Microbial and Nematode Control of Invertebrate Pests", 19-22 June 2022, České Budějovice, Czech Republic. SAFE the DATE! Further information will follow.
27th ICE Congress 2024, 25.-30.08.2024. Safe the date!
Important Approaching Deadlines:
- 9th ICSD 2021, International Conference on Sustainable Development, 08.-09.09.2021, Rome, Italy.
Deadline for poster and video (virtual presentation) submission: 30.07.2021
IOBC-WPRS WGs "Integrated Control in Protected Crops, Temperate and Mediterranean Climate",
30.08.-03.09.2021, Brest, France. The meeting had to be rescheduled once again to 28-31 August 2023.
Call for Video Contributions 2021: Share your current, ongoing research!
Create a video about your current research, share your studies, get recognized and activate scientific exchange and discussions! Send us a short video (2-3 min.) about your current research to exchange within the members of the Working Groups and further interested uses (open to public). The videos will be published in September 2021 on the IOBC-WPRS website.
Deadline for Video Contributions 2021: Extended to 31.07.2021
ISHS III International Organic Fruit Symposium and I International Organic Vegetable Symposium jointly with VIII International Conference on Landscape and Urban Horticulture, 14.-17.12.2021, Catania, Italy.
Deadline for early bird registration: 01.08.2021
We had a great time in Belgrade with great people, inspring discussions, fruitful brainstormings and lots of fun!
More information: Programme, Convenor Activity Reports, Presentations, Photos and Video
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