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Didier Andrivon from INRA directs our thoughts to potato and tomato blights in Europe and as such, argues that multi-actor research is crucial for sustainable control.
Didier Andrivon from INRA underlines late blight and organic crops, including solving the arduous copper equation.
With the demand for local produce constantly rising due to environmental, economic and quality reasons, Johnathan Bulmer, MD at Cleveland Containers, has urged for more pick up on container farming.
APHIS, part of the USDA, is using a risk-based approach to protect U.S. agriculture from potentially devastating plant pests and diseases, as we discover here.
Velemir Ninkovic, Associate Professor at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), explores plant-plant communication for sustainable pest management.
Didier Andrivon, Research Director at INRA provides an account of the disease, potato late blight and why pesticides are used in arable crops.
Pamela J. Lein at the University of California, Davis discusses the evidence suggesting that pesticides are risk factors for asthma
Dr James Tibenderana from Malaria Consortium unveils the facts about the global goal to eliminate malaria In the past decade, the aspiration of malaria elimination has been high on the agenda. Reducing malaria deaths and the number of diagnosed malaria cases by at least 90% and eliminating it in at...
Diliana D. Simeonova of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences imparts her seasoned expertise on phosphorus geomicrobiological research
Professor of Entomology at Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Timothy D. Schowalter outlines the fundamentals of IPM
Professor Colin J Suckling of University of Strathclyde explores the reasons why Heterocyclic Chemistry matters in the world today
A group of experts at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry-Europe shed light on the environmental risk assessment of chemicals
Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss has announced the launch of the National Pollinator Strategy, aimed at supporting bees and other pollinators. National Rail, the Highways Agency, and the National Trust have all signed up to the National Pollinator Strategy. Organisations will plant bee-friendly wild flowers on their sites and will allow...
If a EU pesticide ban comes into force, the value of British food production could fall by £1.6bn and cost 44,000 jobs in the agriculture supply chain, according to a new report... A report by farm business consultants Andersons has revealed that the value of British food could be affected...
Austin Brady, Head of Conservation at the Woodland Trust discusses the impacts of disease and pests on our woodlands, and how we can mitigate the risks. It’s now just over 1 year on from the day that the devastating disease ash dieback was confirmed within the ‘wider environment’ in the...