International Organisation for Biological Control - Neotropical Regional Section

The International Organisation for Biological Control of Noxious Animals and Plants (IOBC - is represented in Latin America by the Neotropical Section (NTRS). The NTRS/IOBC was proposed after a series of discussions initiated during the First Round Table for Biological Control organized by Mario Vaughan (FAO), in Santiago, Chile, in 1984. As a result of the propositions from this initial discussion, Jack Coulson (IOBC-Global President) and Jean-Paul Aeschlimann (IOBC-Global Secretary) initiated contacts with biological control specialists in 1988 for the establishment of the Neotropical Regional Section (NTRS). The NTRS was officially formed in 1989 during the 2nd Round Table for Biological Control, held in Tucumán, Argentina.

Biological Control in Latin America and the Caribbean

The book summarizes the history of biological control in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Edited by: J van Lenteren, Department of Entomology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, Vanda H.P. Bueno, University of Lavras, Brazil, Maria Gabriela Luna, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina, Yelitza Colmenarez (CABI Brazil, Botucatu, Brazil).
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Biocontrol Africa

06-08 April 2020, Marrakesh, Morocco. Exchange your experience, knowledge and expertise to commercially succeed in this market.

Second International Congress of Biological Control (ICB2), 26-30 April 2021, Davos, Switzerland.
72nd ISCP

The 72nd International Symposium on Crop Protection takes place on Tuesday 19 May 2020. It will be be hosted in Ghent, Belgium at the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering of Ghent University. The official language of the Symposium is English.

The Biopesticide Summit & Awards will be held on 19-20 May 2020 at the NEC, Birmingham, UK
Biopesticides Europe 2020

Biopesticides Europe 2020, 27-28 May 2020, Brussels, Belgium.
XXVI ICE Congress

XXVI ICE Congress 2020, International Congress of Entomology, 19-24 July 2020, Helsinki, Finland.

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Course “Latin American Biology of Parasitism – LatAmBoP 2020”

Institut Pasteur de Montevideo
Montevideo, Uruguay
22 June – 3 July 2020

This course will cover important aspects of modern research with a focus on apicomplexan parasites and will be divided in lectures given by leading experts in each field, and two distinct experimental modules.

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