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News: Agriculture and bioprotection

The agricultural and bioprotection industry is growing, with lots of new ideas and projects. Read more about these developments here.

India’s dire need for Chilli Black Thrips control

India faces another devastating year of black thrips pests on chilli. How could biocontrol in an integrated pest management approach help?

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Jennifer Lewis on the biological revolution: “Field by field, farm by farm, region by region”  

Jennifer Lewis, the Executive Director of IBMA, shares her thoughts on the state of the biocontrol industry, including the biggest challenges and successes.

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Regenerative agriculture: an approach to tackle food security issues 

Regenerative agriculture as a sustainable way of producing food is getting increased attention. But what does it consist of?

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How to promote biodiversity in domestic gardens

Learn about environmentally-friendly practices to turn your domestic garden into a shelter for biodiversity.

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International Tea Day: how to fill our cups responsibly

The United Nations has set out May 21st as International Tea Day. It aims to recognize the cultural importance of tea globally and promote its sustainable production and consumption. Tea, the second most consumed beverage globally, plays a vital role in rural development, food security, and poverty reduction in developing countries. The tea plant is […]

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How can biocontrol promote plant health?

Today marks Plant Health Day, which aims to raise awareness of how protecting plant health can help address some of the world’s biggest issues. Here’s how biocontrol can help

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CABI partnership equips cotton growers to mass produce eco-friendly bioprotection products 

CABI is helping to train farmers in India on how to increase their cotton yields and profits through the use of more sustainable biocontrol agents to fight pests and diseases.

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Fall armyworm in Europe: how can we use biocontrol?

The fall armyworm is a destructive pest expected to spread in Europe. What are the potential biocontrol options?

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Pests and climate change: using nature-based solutions to avoid risks

Pest solutions and climate change are hot topics that are closely interlinked.

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Tackling Tuta absoluta with safer and sustainable non-chemical pest control

Tomatoes are one of the most important vegetables grown in Kenya for income, but insect pests such as Tuta absoluta limit production.

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Biological pest control helps tackle swarms of locusts in Africa

Biopesticides have been leading the non-chemical pest control assault on swarms of locusts in Somalia, helping to control the desert locust.

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Why user testing is essential for biological control of pests

In September 2020, CABI conducted user testing of the CABI BioProtection Portal in Kenya to assess the ease of use of the tool.

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