Research to improve pest risk methods

The International Pest Risk Research Group is focused on improving pest risk modelling and mapping methods through the application and sharing of rigorous, innovative research.

IPRRG 2019 - Poznan, Poland

IPRRG 2019 - Poznan, Poland

Our 13th annual meeting will be held in Poznan, Poland, from 3 to 6 September 2019. Click on the button below to read more about what promises to be one of our biggest meetings ever!

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Presentations from IPRRG 2018 are available!

Presentations from IPRRG 2018 are available!

PDF versions of participants' presentations at IPRRG 2018 in Taichung, Taiwan are available for download from the 'IPRRG 2018' archive page. Just click below!

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Project Stinky

Project Stinky

The brown marmorated stinkbug (Halyomorpha halys) is an invasive pest. IPRRG has had a project to prepare a global pest risk assessment for this pest.

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Seeking nominees for IPRRG Executive Committee offices for the 2019-2021 term

Please consider nominating an IPRRG member (or yourself) to serve on the Executive Committee for two years from September 2019. There are four standard positions plus a student representative. The IPRRG Executive Committee is a parliamentary system, whereby the four elected standard members decide amongst themselves which roles they will fill within the committee (Chair, […]

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Post-doctoral position in pest risk modelling at INRA URZF

The French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and Forest Zoology Research Unit, Orléans, France (URZF) are pleased to offer a post-doctoral position in pest risk modelling. (Click here for a PDF version of this announcement — please share widely!) Context: The post-doctoral researcher will participate to the European project HOMED (HOlistic Management of Emerging […]

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New article in the journal Insects: Multi-Scenario Species Distribution Modeling

Hey Everyone, Check out the following new article by IPRRG members Senait Senay (also our current Secretary-Treasurer) and Sue Worner: Senay, S.D.; Worner, S.P. 2019. Multi-scenario species distribution modeling. Insects 10(3): 65, https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10030065 The article is in the Special Issue “Invasive Insect Species Modelling and Control”. It’s open access, so full text and PDF versions […]

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Why are plant pathogens under-represented in eco-climatic niche modelling?

IPRRG members Kylie Ireland and Darren Kriticos had an article published recently in the International Journal of Pest Management. Here’s more from Kylie: Why are plant pathogens under-represented in eco-climatic niche modelling? Check this out – https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09670874.2018.1543910 Plenty of opportunity exists to model plant pathogens into the future and push the concept of the niche […]

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Post-Doc Opportunity: Invasive Insects Modeling at Oregon State University (Application Deadline Extended!)

*****FYI: The application deadline for this position has been extended through 26 August 2018***** Thanks to IPRRG members Gericke Cook and Len Coop for letting us know about this opportunity! Please see the announcement below. A PDF with a full description of the position can be accessed here. The Integrated Plant Protection Center (IPPC) invites […]

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