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Strategies for the eradication and containment of the invasive pests Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier and Paysandisia archon Burmeister

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This project has received funding from the
European Union's Seventh Framework Programme
for research, technological development and
demonstration under grant agreement no 289566

Events

Final Palm Protect Conference - Las Palmas

The Palm Protect conference will be held on 21st November, hosted by Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Water, Government of the Canary Islands, in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. The conference is open to all. (see registration form and agenda in page document on  the right)

Presentation and demonstrations by palm protect partners will include:

1. Biology: Key attractants and repellents, capacity for dispersal and life cycle
2. Detection using acoustics and dogs, a location aware system, and trapping
3. Control including new injection devices, mass trapping, biological and chemical control.
4. The economic impact of the red palm weevil

The Plenary lecture will give an overview of a successful eradication programme conducted in the Canary Islands by the Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Water.

If you are interested in registering for this one-day event please find copy of poster and invite letter in the page documents (right of page), fill in the registration form and return to Claire Charlton via the following e-mail address: palm.protect@fera.co.uk.

Registration is free.














Conferences

Conferences
You could find the details of held Conferences here.

At the moment, there is information about Palm Borer Conference, held in Nice, France.


Training Courses

You could find the details of the different Training Courses here.

At the moment, there is information about the Training Sanitation Pruning Course, done by Endoterapia Vegetal.

Stakeholder Meetings

Stakeholder Meetings
You could find the details of all the Stakeholder Meetings here.

At the moment, there is information about the 2nd Stakeholder Meeting, took place in Tel Aviv, and about the 3rd Stakeholder Meeting, took place in Montpellier.