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Call for manuscripts – Plants special issue “Weaponizing Plants: Biocontrol and Biosecurity in Plant Protection”

The open access journal Plants is soliciting manuscripts as part of a special issue, “Weaponizing Plants: Biocontrol and Biosecurity in Plant Protection” — see the call below. You can download the special issue flyer or, better yet, visit mdpi.com/si/77480 to get additional details, including titles and abstracts of published and planned papers. The deadline for […]

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Job opportunity: Epidemiological Modeller, University of Cambridge

Prof. Chris Gilligan’s lab in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Cambridge is currently seeking a mathematical and computational modeller, with experience in Bayesian parameter estimation, to develop and adapt a modelling framework for a major disease of plantation crops for use at landscape and country-wide scales. A stochastic, spatially-explicit modelling framework […]

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Job opportunity: Epidemiologist (Plant Disease), Dept. of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia

The Western Australia Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is looking for an Epidemiologist (Plant Disease) to join their dynamic Plant Biosecurity Team. The position is based in Perth. They are looking for an individual with experience in plant pathology or entomology, or epidemiology expertise, and analytical skills to support a wide range of […]

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ONE Conference 2022 – Call for Abstracts

Next year the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), together with the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), the European Environment Agency (EEA), the European Medicines Agency (EMA), and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre are hosting ONE – Health, Environment, Society – Conference 2022, taking place in Brussels […]

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Pest risk linked to climate change!

IPRRG members have recently published an important and interesting paper using pest risk modelling techniques to explore the link between cassava diseases in East Africa and climate suitability for the vector, silver leaf whitefly. A CLIMEX niche model for B. tabaci was applied to an historical climate time series in East Africa. Transforming the time-series of climate […]

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