Photo: Colourbox

2017.03.24 |

Know your tiny enemy 

Improved pest monitoring is necessary to support effective biological control, which is an integral part of integrated pest management in greenhouses. 

Ryegrass is a hardy weed and is a challenge for farmers. Photo: Maurtizio Sattin

2017.03.17 |

Unlocking the secrets of resistant weeds

How and why do weeds become resistant to herbicides? A new European project aims to find answers to this question. The knowledge is important for the development of efficient pest management strategies.

Photo: Janne Hansen

2017.03.16 |

Keeping one step ahead of resistant fungi

European researchers are joining forces to keep tabs on the spread of resistance in the fungi that cause the wheat disease septoria tritici blotch and to develop control methods that can help reduce dependence on fungicides.