EPPO together with COST-SMARTER (www.ragweed.eu), and in association with IOBC, IBMA (International Biocontrol Manufacturers’ Association), CABI and the Ministry of Agriculture of Hungary is organising a workshop to explore how the use of biological control agents is evaluated and regulated across the European and Mediterranean region. This workshop will be held in Budapest on 2015-11-23/24. In many EPPO member countries three different areas of legislation, concerning plant quarantine, plant protection products and invasive species, interact in the regulation of biological control agents. The ways in which legislation is applied may vary between different countries, between different types of organism, and different modes of use.
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The event was organized by the project coordinator Agroinnova, the Center of Competence for the Innovation in the agro-environmental field of University of Torino, directed by Maria Lodovica Gullino.
This short survey aims to learn more about how the practical solutions for pest surveillance, control and eradication developed under the EMPHASIS project address the needs of potential end-users.
EMPHASIS survey of end-users: deadline extended till 19 February 2019