The BCPC Pests and Beneficials Working Group was established in March 2015. The purpose of the group is to provide a forum for discussion of relevant research results and new legislation and new legislation, and impact on integrated pest management,
The group meets three times a year and delivers an Annual Review to an invited audience, including researchers, advisers, growers and industry. The first review was held in on Tuesday 16 February 2016 at NIAB Park Farm, Cambridge and comprised presentations from invited speakers on topics of current interest including: pests in oilseed rape, bees and the impact of neonicotinoid withdrawal, with particular emphasis on practical utility in agriculture and horticulture.
The 2nd Annual Review is scheduled to be held on Thursday 26 January 2017 at Rothamsted Research – for more details click here.
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|Caroline Nicholls (chairman)||
AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds
VI steering group member
|Tom Pope (secretary)||
Harper Adams University
Royal Entomological Society
BCPC Diseases Working group member
BBSRC Sustatinable Agriulture Research and Innovation Club (SARIC) member
Director, SynTech Research.
Scientific Committee, IVCC
Pest & Disease group of the International Institute for Beet Research, member
Dewar Crop Protection
BCPC Weeds Working Group member
Bayer Crop Protection
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