Free crop pest diagnosis and management courses now available in 29 countries

The CABI Academy – which brings together CABI’s expertise in crop health, agricultural advisory services and digital development – is now making free courses on crop pest diagnosis and management available in 29 countries. Students, teachers and trainers in agricultural education institutions and the workplace can now access at no…
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Students invited to enrol for courses in Integrated Crop Management

Scientists, teachers, extension officers, policy makers and post-graduate students are being invited to enrol for two new online programmes teaching the essentials of Integrated Crop Management (ICM). ICM is a sustainable agricultural production system that improves overall crop health with minimal impact on the environment. It optimizes yield and profitability…
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MARA-CABI Joint Laboratory sets its sights on becoming a world recognized Centre of Excellence

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The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA)-CABI Joint Laboratory (Joint Lab) has set its sights on becoming a world recognized Centre of Excellence for collaborative research and technology transfer in green plant protection technology development. The vision – outlined in a CABI Study Brief looking back on 12…
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Second International Congress of Biological Control held successfully despite COVID-19 pandemic

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The Second International Congress of Biological Control (ICBC2) – co-organised by CABI and the International Organisation for Biological Control (IOBC) and sponsored by Koppert Biological Systems and Biobest – has been held successfully despite the COVID-19 pandemic. World-leading experts in invasive crop pests and diseases and biological controls met, via…
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Plantwise plant clinics help promote sustainable crop pest management in Rwanda and Zambia, new study shows

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CABI-led Plantwise plant clinics can help promote more sustainable ways to fight crop pests and diseases in Rwanda and Zambia – such as the fall armyworm – with the judicial use of pesticides within Integrated Pest Management (IPM) plans. Dr Justice Tambo, lead author of the study published in the…
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The class of 2020: students graduate with Masters degree in crop management

The Masters of Advanced Studies in Integrated Crop Management (MAS in ICM) course, coordinated by CABI and the University of Neuchâtel, now in its sixth year, celebrated the graduation of ten international students in November.
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