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Programme of the Conference

Programme of the Conference

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On Friday May 9, 2014, in the Auditorium of the Casademont Building of the Science Park of Girona, will be held the conference “Biostimulants and Biopesticides for sustainable agriculture" to define and discuss about the state of the art of basic and applied investigation about these products in sustainable agriculture practices.  The event will be opened by Jordi Giné, Head of Plant Protection of the Department of Agriculture and Environment of the Catalan Government,...

The challenge of representing the B and Bs

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For any sector every year there is a tremendous supply of conferences, trade fairs, exhibitions, networking and partnering meetings, investment forums and other events. Many of them declare among their objectives to bring together key industry players and to expose the state of the art of the sector, the former being much simpler than the latter. One of the larger events for the sector of Biostimulants and Biopesticides has been recently held in Warsaw between the 26th and the 28th of March,...

The friendly coexistence between a bioinsecticide and pollinator insects

Photography of a bee, from the Flickr channel of Gustavo Durán

Photography of a bee, from the Flickr channel of Gustavo Durán

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The active ingredient of biopesticide NOFLY, spores of the entomopathogenic fungus Isaria fumosorosea FE9901, is safe for pollinators, bees and bumblebees, as it has been demonstrated through compatibility tests published on the 10th Ecoletter of Futureco Bioscience. To be approved for its trade in the EU, it is essential that an insecticide is safe for insects like bees or bumblebees, key organisms to ecosystems and agricultural crops, since much of the food production is...

Biopesticide NOFLY is harmless to natural enemies of insect pests

Nymphs of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci

Nymphs of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci

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One of the biggest risks to assess when a biopesticide is applied on a crop is its toxicity to other insects different to the pest organisms to be treated, such as beneficial insects like bees or natural enemies of the crop's pest you are preventing or controlling, and that are normally present in the environment. Natural enemies can be predators or parasitoids, and are also often used in biological pest control and Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Recently it has been published that NOFLY, a...

The reach and scope of what is integrative and sustainable

Edwin Mauricio Aragón Rojas, Chief Officer of OIRSA, presenting its organisation in the Smart Fruit Congress

Edwin Mauricio Aragón Rojas, Chief Officer of OIRSA, presenting its organisation in the Smart Fruit Congress

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A few hours have passed since the closure of the Smart Fruit Congress, the 1st edition of an International Conference that has brought together a series of lectures, panel discussions and an exhibition on IPM or Integrated Pest Management of agricultural crops. The event, that brought together 700 actors from fifteen countries, was inaugurated on the 2nd february with the Plenary Lecture: “Plant health and the food challenge“ of Francisco García Olmedo,...

Compatibility of NOFLY with other products for Integrated Pest Management programs

Image of the Ecoletter of NOFLY's compatibility with insecticides and fungicides that debuts a new design for this type of publications

Image of the Ecoletter of NOFLY's compatibility with insecticides and fungicides that debuts a new design for this type of publications

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Currently in Europe and Spain we are in the legal framework of Directive 2009/128/EC on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides, which aims to reduce risks of using pesticides that may endanger human and animal health, and the environment. This policy promotes Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and the use of alternative or complementary techniques to those related to conventional chemical pesticides. This does not imply a complete replacement of the use of synthetic agrochemical pesticides, but...

Good times for Integrated Pest Management

Cartel del PAN del MAGRAMA

Cartel del PAN del MAGRAMA

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Almost a year has passed since MAGRAMA, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment of the Spanish Government, approved in the Sectorial Conference on Agriculture and Rural Development its National Action Plan for the sustainable use of plant protection products, PAN, taking in account the Article 4 of Directive 2009/128/EC. With that plan the administrations manifested their determination to introduce sustainability criteria in the use of plant protection products between 2013 and...

The long road of biological pesticides

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Image of the program "El Medi Ambient"

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On October 23rd the Catalan public television TV3 aired the program "El llarg camí dels plaguicides biològics" (in English, "The long road of biological pesticides") as a capsule reportage of "El Medi Ambient" a space dedicated to raising awareness and communicating the challenges and trends related to the environment. The program includes the research and development activity of Futureco Bioscience to isolate, characterize, develop, register and market biopesticides based...
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