The next IRAC International meeting will be held in Brussels 6-8th April 2020. Further details and agenda will follow in due course. Now held as a teleconference
Conclusions from the program: An area wide insecticide rotation program is the best long term option to prolong efficacy of available insecticides for FAW management in Puerto Rico Developing and implementing area wide programs requires a lot of effort and coordination Area wide programs are a hard sell, getting 100% compliance on a voluntary basis […]
The theme of the congress is “Crossing borders: a world of nematode diversity and impact to discover”. Over the five days of the Congress there will be an academic program that includes 12 plenary lectures and 32 parallel sessions covering a variety of topics including biodiversity, biology, ecology, genetics, epidemiology, management, biocontrol, regulatory/quarantine, phylogeny and […]
Growers in Canada can get ahead of insecticide resistance with the help of new resources on ManageResistanceNow.ca. The website, which compiles the most up-to-date knowledge on pesticide resistance in Canadian agriculture, now includes best practices for managing insecticide resistance. “More than one-third of Canadian growers are concerned about the rise of insecticide resistance in the next […]
The IRAC Mode of Action Working Group have developed a set of 74 slides as a MoA tutorial outlining the major mechanisms of insecticide resistance and, explaining with graphics, MoA by the targeted physiology affected using the broad categories of: Nerve and Muscle, Growth and Development, Respiration, Midgut and Unknown or Non-specific target sites or functions. This […]
The International Congress of Entomology postponed to July 2021. The venue is the world-famous Finlandia Hall, situated in a beautiful park right in the heart of Helsinki.