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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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“Biosecurity: Tools, behaviours and concepts” issue published in the journal Emerging Topics in Life Sciences

Amid all the excitement around our webinar series, we forgot to announce the recent publication of Volume 4, Issue 5 in Emerging Topics in Life Sciences! The issue, “Biosecurity: Tools, behaviours and concepts”, was edited by IPRRG member Alan MacLeod and Nicola Spence (Defra, UK). The journal specializes in publishing themed issues comprised of easy-to-digest […]

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IPRRG replacing International Advisory Group on Pest Risk Analysis (IAGPRA)

We hope that everyone is staying safe and doing reasonably well in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although there are many challenges ahead over the coming months, we thought it was important to share an exciting development: IPRRG will be assuming the responsibilities of the former International Advisory Group on Pest Risk Analysis (IAGPRA). […]

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