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Collaboration begins to study crucial Asian bee populations

By RJ Whitehead

CropLife Asia will partner with the Asian Apicultural Association to support the study of bee species and populations in Asia and collaborate in developing a harmonised method to survey pollinators in key countries. 

Edible insects: set for mainstream manufacturing success

Innovation conference

Edible insects: coming to a manufacturer near you

By Michael Stones

Edible insects are set for mainstream manufacturing success, as their US popularity is repeated on this side of the Atlantic, according to speakers at Food Manufacture’s innovation conference – New Frontiers in Food and Drink.

Scientists on track to eradicate Australia’s biggest crop pest

Scientists on track to eradicate Australia’s biggest crop pest

By RJ Whitehead

Australian researchers have been combining micro-sensing, sterile insect technology with new insect trapping systems to protect the country’s farms from the Queensland fruit fly, one of Australia's most economically damaging pest.

Bouman: Don’t just ban pesticides, find other ways to protect rice

Bouman: Don’t just ban pesticides, find other ways to protect rice

By RJ Whitehead

In the wake of the European Commission’s announcement that it will adopt a proposal to restrict the use of three pesticides belonging to the neonicotinoid family, rice research guru Bas Bouman has called for Asia to take different approaches, including...

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