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Panel on Challenges in Pest Risk Assessment at Scientific Session, February 2020, Poznań

Please see the announcement below about a Panel on Challenges in Pest Risk Assessment, which will take place at the 60th Anniversary Scientific Session of the Institute of Plant Protection-National Research Institute in February 2020 in Poznań, Poland. The Panel is being organized in cooperation with IPRRG. The announcement includes a link to register for […]

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New Article in the Journal PLOS One – Black Sigatoka in bananas: Ecoclimatic suitability and disease pressure assessments

IPRRG members Tania Yonow and Darren Kriticos had an article published recently in the Journal PLOS One: Who doesn’t like a nice banana? In this paper we were able to demonstrate a robust relationship between Disease Pressure assessments from a group of experts in Black Sigatoka pathology and climate suitability modelled using CLIMEX.  This […]

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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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