Viewing tagged as: Plant Protection

Pest management to protect forests

Posted on ven, 20 Mar 2015, 13:48

Mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) has destroyed about 16 million ha of forests and 675 million cubic metres of timber in British Columbia and east of the Rockies in Alberta. With care, timber can be treated to eliminate pests, permitting …

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Katy Perry and the protection of plants

Posted on lun, 11 Nov 2013, 13:30

Perry''s latest album includes seed paper with actual flower seeds and instructions for planting What does the American pop music diva Katy Perry have in common with protecting plants? While many pop stars have done a lot to protect the …

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From The Tricky Task of Protecting Plants in a Globalized Age

Posted on mar, 23 Avr 2013, 20:51

From the FAO Media Center:

International Plant Protection Convention wraps up annual meeting - two phytosanitary standards revised and updated.

12 April 2013, Rome - Odds are, today you ate something that came from another hemisphere. A mind-boggling $1.1 trillion …

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Poster session to be held during CPM-6 will highlight tools for plant protection

Posted on ven, 25 Fév 2011, 08:10

Poster sessionThe list of posters that will be presented in the atrium during the sixth session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures has been finalized and is now available on the IPP.

Click here to view the list.

Seven NPPOs …

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Protecting the Worlds Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture from pests

Posted on mar, 26 Oct 2010, 08:10


The Second Report on the State of the World s Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture - SoWPGR-2 - provides a comprehensive overview of recent trends in PGRFA conservation and use around the world. It is based on …

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Southern African countries improve the flow of information to support plant protection and trade

Posted on lun, 18 Oct 2010, 08:10

Group discussionsDuring the SADC Plant Protection Committee Meeting of 2009 and also at the 5th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-5) held in Rome in March 2010, the SADC Secretariat was requested by its member states to convene …

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