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, Poznań, Poland - PDFs of presentations now available!

IPRRG 2019, Poznań, Poland - PDFs of presentations now available!

Our 13th annual meeting was held in Poznań, Poland, from 3 to 6 September 2019. PDF versions of participant presentations are available from the "IPRRG 2019" meeting archive.

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Introducing Project X - "Burgeoning Asian Trade Connectivity: Implications for International Pest Risks"

Introducing Project X - "Burgeoning Asian Trade Connectivity: Implications for International Pest Risks"

A new Group project, known by the nickname "Project X", emerged from the IPRRG 2018 meeting in Taichung, Taiwan. The project is intended to focus the skills and talents of IPRRG on a pressing global issue. A full prospectus for the project is available on the Project X page.

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Project Stinky

Project Stinky

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

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Postponement of IPRRG 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic

Dear IPRRG members, All of us have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools, offices, restaurants and public spaces are closed in many countries, and large social gatherings have been discouraged, if not banned. There are restrictions on both international and domestic travel. In some parts of the world, residents have been ordered to stay […]

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Survey: Will you be attending the IPRRG 2020 Meeting in Nairobi?

Hello Everyone, We’re excited about our first meeting in Africa! With support from the Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) and CABI, the 2020 IPRRG annual meeting will be held in Nairobi, Kenya 7-10 September. The venue will be the KEPHIS Conference Centre in Nairobi. We have already begun our planning efforts, and would like […]

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Survey: Attending the International Plant Health Conference in Helsinki?

Hello Everyone, As most of you already know, 2020 is the International Year of Plant Health. A key IYPH event will be the first International Plant Health Conference, hosted by the government of Finland and convened in Helsinki 5-8 October 2020. The overall conference theme is “Protecting plant health in a changing world”. The following […]

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Special Collection: Geospatial Analysis of Invasive Insects

The Annals of the Entomological Society of America has just published a special collection of papers on geospatial analysis of invasive insects.  This collection is of relevance to IPRRG, with more than half of the papers featuring IPRRG members!  The special issue, published by Oxford University Press can be found here.  N.B. these papers are […]

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