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. Abstract submission has been extended until 16 June 2019. Submit now!

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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.

Check out this article published recently in Landscape Ecology

Hello everyone, You may be interested in the following article by IPRRG member Audrey Lustig and co-authors (including long-time IPRRG member Sue Worner): Lustig A; Stouffer DB; Doscher C; Worner SP. 2017. Landscape metrics as a framework to measure the effect of landscape structure on the spread of invasive insect species. Landscape Ecology 32(12): 2311-2325. […]

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New publication alert: climate change and the brown marmorated stink bug

A recently published article by IPRRG member Erica Kistner covers the findings from her talk at IPRRG 2017 in Ottawa, for which Erica won the Best Presentation award: Kistner, E.J. Climate change impacts on the potential distribution and abundance of the brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) with special reference to North America and Europe. […]

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Biological Invasions: special issue on biological invasions in forests

The latest issue of Biological Invasions (Vol. 19, Issue 11) is a special issue on invasions in forests, prepared by a task force of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO). The table of contents (24 articles) is available here: https://link.springer.com/journal/10530/19/11/page/1 Issue editors: Andrew M Liebhold, Eckehard G Brockerhoff, and Martin A. Nuñez

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New publication alert!

Hey IPRRG members! You may be interested in the following article recently published in Ecology and Evolution: Lustig, Audrey; Worner, Susan P.; Pitt, Joel P.W.; Doscher, Crile; Stouffer, Daniel B.; Senay, Senait D. A modeling framework for the establishment and spread of invasive species in heterogeneous environments. Ecol. Evol. 2017; 00:1–11. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.2915 The article describes […]

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Euphresco project on assessment and prioritisation of pathways

Euphresco is a network of organisations funding research projects and coordinating national research in the phytosanitary area. The overall goal of Euphresco is to support coordination and collaboration in the area of phytosanitary research, and to become a strong, long-term network of funders that fully incorporate existing and new members. Currently, Euphresco is coordinating a […]

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