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The World of Organic Agriculture 2018

The 2018 edition of "The World of Organic Agriculture" has been lauchched on February 14, 2018 at BIOFACH in Nürnberg, Germany.
A booming organic sector: more farmers, more land and a growing market. 57.8 million hectares of organic agricultural land – the organic market grows to almost 90 billion US Dollars.

Read press release from FiBL; download 2018 edition of "The World of Organic Argriculture" (book, infographics and data table)

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BioControl - New Issue

BioControl, Volume 63, Issue 1, February 2018 is now available!

Special Issue: Biological Control: Achievements and Opportunities
Issue Editors: Jacques Brodeur, Russell Messing
ISSN: 1386-6141 (Print) 1573-8248 (Online)

Table and Contents: https://link.springer.com/journal/10526/63/1

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IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, Vol. 129, 2017

Working Group "Microbial and Nematode Control of Invertebrate Pests". Proceedings of the 16th meeting "Is IPM ready for Microbial Control Agents?" at Tbilisi (Georgia), 11 – 15 June, 2017. Edited by Eustachio Tarasco, Johannes A. Jehle, Medea Burjanadze, Luca Ruiu, Vladimír Puza, Enrique Quesada-Moraga, Miguel Lopez-Ferber, Dietrich Stephan. ISBN 978-92-9067-314-9 [XIV + 193 pp].

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General Assembly 2017: Presentations & Photo Gallery

General Assembly 2017, 15-16 October, Riva del Garda, Italy.
Consult Presentations: Reports 2013-2017 of Council and 21 WGs.

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IOBC-Global Newsletter Issue 102, December 2017

First digital edition of the IOBC-Global Newsletter. Table of contents:

  • President's Column
  • Biological Control of Oebalus insularis
  • Biological Control of Parthenium Weed
  • Global Working Group Report - MRQA
  • Asia Training Course Report
  • News from the Regions
  • Book Review
  • Upcoming Events
  • BioControl - the Official Journal of IOBC
  • Contacts

Download: IOBC-Global Newsletter Issue 102, December 2017

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New Book

Environmental Pest Management: Challenges for Agronomists, Ecologists, Economists and Policymakers

Moshe Coll and Eric Wajnberg (Editors)
ISBN: 978-1-119-25555-0, Oct 2017, 448 pages,
Excerpt
(pdf), Table of Contents (pdf)

Order here: E-Book or Hardcover

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Koppert: New edition of the Guide "Knowing & Recognizing"

Knowing and Recognizing – The growers' guide to biological crop protection – now revised, expanded, and illustrated to give you a comprehensive overview of the most prevalent pests and diseases and ways of controlling them.

This book provides the reader with the necessary information to understand the interaction between pests, diseases and their natural enemies. It explains how they spread in the crop, the damage they can cause, and specific behavioural characteristics.

Order here: https://shop.koppert.nl/Knowing-and-recognizing

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IOBC Global Commission: New open access paper
(Guidelines: Invertebrate biological control agents)

The IOBC Global Commission has published an open access paper, Best practices for the use and exchange of invertebrate biological control genetic resources relevant for food and agriculture http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10526-017-9810-3.

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Joop C. van Lenteren, Karel Bolckmans, Jürgen Köhl, Willem J. Ravensberg, Alberto Urbaneja, BioControl (2017). doi:10.1007/s10526-017-9801-4

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New Book

Biological Control – Ecology and Applications
By Heimpel G.E. (IOBC-Global President) & N.J. Mills 2017
Cambridge University Press
, New York, 380 pp., hard cover $US 59.99
Reviewed by Eric Wajnberg, Editor-in-Chief, BioControl

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New paper on the future of biological control as a crucial element of IPM

Biological control using invertebrates and microorganisms: plenty of new opportunities
Joop C. van Lenteren, Karel Bolckmans, Jürgen Köhl, Willem J. Ravensberg, Alberto Urbaneja, BioControl (2017). doi:10.1007/s10526-017-9801-4

Read the paper: Open Online Access, Springer Link

The new paper on the future of biological control as a crucial element of IPM. It is the result of a great collaboration between leading academics and industry people under the visionary leadership or prof.em. Joop van Lenteren.

Dedicated to all who contribute to the development and implementation of sustainable crop management.

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Joop C. van Lenteren, Karel Bolckmans, Jürgen Köhl, Willem J. Ravensberg, Alberto Urbaneja, BioControl (2017). doi:10.1007/s10526-017-9801-4

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Euphresco Strategic Research Agenda 2017-2022

The Euphresco Strategic Research Agenda has been published and is available on the Euphresco website http://www.euphresco.net/media/sra/euphresco_sra.pdf

The research agenda was developed to set the plant health research priorities to address over the next 5-10 years. The objectives listed in the document set a common ground to increase coordination and co-operation between nationally-based, regional and international phytosanitary research programmes.

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Online Shop: ePublications

IOBC-WPRS publications are available in the Online Shop. Publications older than 5 years are open to public and free of charges. Recent publications (since 2011): Purchase from the new shop - convenient and secure payment by credit card (Visa or MasterCard). IOBC-WPRS Members profit from free download of all publications.

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