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2014-02-06 12:23:08

Innovative solutions to address Consumers' concerns over pesticides' residues in fresh fruit and vegetables has been launched by Welsh company Russell IPM during the Fruit Logisitica exhibition in Berlin. Technologies such as "attract and kill," mass trapping, are some of the solutions aimed at controlling damaging pests without contact of pesticides with either plant or fruit. DEESIDE, Wales, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Welsh company Russell IPM Ltd has launched its new range of...

2013-09-04 04:21:16

OXFORD, England, September 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxitec has applied to Spanish regulatory authorities for permission to carry out a netted field evaluation of its olive fly strain: a novel approach to controlling one of Europe's most damaging agricultural pests. If approved, the study would be the first outdoor trial of a GM insect in the EU. The olive fly (Bactrocera oleae) is the single major pest for olives, causing widespread crop damage and significant financial...