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IPM NEWS --- international IPM news and programs

I. IPM NEWS International IPM news and programs Bt Cotton Pleases South African Growers In a recent survey, both large- and small-scale farmers growing (or considering growing) genetically modified, insect resistant cotton (Bt cotton) in South Africa indicated that one of the technology's major benefits was a reduction of pesticide use coupled with reduced material and application costs.

University of Pretoria researchers also found that, for large-scale growers who were involved with other farming operations during cotton season, "peace of mind about bollworms" also ranked high as an important benefit.

In their paper, "Bt Cotton in South Africa: Adoption and Impact on Farm Incomes Amongst Small- and Large-Scale Farmers," reported in ISB NEWS REPORT, J. Kirsten and M. Gouse noted that, despite "a higher seed cost and the additional technology fee, both large- and small-scale farmers realize higher net incomes per hectare due to the higher yield and savings on pesticide chemicals."

For small-scale farmers, the advantage of reduced chemical applications with Bt cotton is both financial and health related; labor requirements are lower, less water needs to be transported, and exposure to pesticidal material decreases. Large-scale growers cut the costs of pesticide, fuel, and application, while also diminishing soil compaction due to fewer passes across fields. *> M. Gouse, Dept. of Agric. Econ., Extension and Rural Devel., Univ. of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, SOUTH AFRICA. E-mail: .

excerpted with thanks from: ISB NEWS REPORT, October 2002.

U.S. Starts Two New Labs Two recent groundbreaking events launched a new U.S. laboratory for developing methods of rearing, storing, and using biocontrol agents for agriculture and urban pests, as well as the only U.S. research facility dedicated to investigating pasture and rangeland plants that are poisonous to livestock and wildlife.

The National Biological Control Laboratory will be constructed at Stoneville, MS, will accommodate approximately 50 scientists and sup-port personnel, and will focus on developing beneficial predators, parasites, and microbes. The lab is designed with two separated wings one reserved for microorganisms and the other for macro-organismsto prevent accidental releases. Only organisms approved for release in the U.S. will be propagated and studied.

The new, two-story Poison Plant Research Laboratory, sited at Logan, UT, replaces a nearly 50-year old facility and will provide both research and office space for programs that have made innovative discoveries in the pastabout toxins in plantsthat directly benefited farmers, ranchers, and consumers, according to a U.S. Dept. of Agriculture official.

excerpted with thanks from USDA news releases.

GLOBAL IPM NOTES Addition of the plant pathogenic bacterium Erwinia carotovora to a one-quarter rate of herbicide (dicamba) severely injured Solanum viarum (tropical soda apple) and prevented plant re-generation. *> P.D. Roberts, . The November annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America includes three symposia on biosafety and the threats of bio-terrorism. *> www.entsoc.org Research in the U.S. reveals that crop rotation, not the tillage system, is the single most important factor affecting the size, composition, and impact of weed seedbanks in major field crops. *> J. Cardina, .

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IPM MEDLEY --- publications and other IPM information resources

II. IPM MEDLEY General matters, ublications of interest, and other resources for IPM information PUBLICATIONS PERUSED AUTHORS, EDITORS, AND PUBLISHERS IPMnet NEWS welcomes mentioning any publication, or CD, focused on, or related to, IPM. To assure coverage, please send a review copy of the publication, with full information to:

IPMnet NEWS, c/o Integrated Plant Protection Center 2040 Cordley Hall, Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 97331-2915, USA

1. A MASSIVE WEED COMPENDIUM In 1979, Holm et al published a world atlas of weed flora list-ing some 6,400 species. In 2002, culminating a years-long effort, weed risk assessment expert R.P. Randall compiled A GLOBAL COMPENDIUM OF WEEDS with over 20,600 entries, to ably serve as a comprehensive resource for helping predict which plants will develop potential to become weedy. The 937-page, hardbound text contains: 15,078 alternate scientific names; 27,108 common names in numerous languages; 288 referenced data sources covering 11 continental regions (roughly 47 countries, not counting the many countries listed in the Holm et al atlas). Randall's landmark work provides both a plant current status report (plant species regarded as weeds, and species with high potential to become weeds) and an avenue for obtaining further specific detailed information. *> R.G. and F.J. Richardson Pubs., PO Box 42, Meredith, VIC 3333, AUSTRALIA. E-mail: . Fax/phone: 61-0-3-5286-1533. Web: www.weedinfo.com.au


With the addition of useful features such as "favorite websites" at the end of each of the 17 information-packed chapters, L.P. Pedigo has enriched the 4th edition of ENTOMOLOGY & PEST MANAGEMENT, publish-ed in 2002. Appendix 4 contains an extensive listing of WWW sites of entomological resources, current at the time of preparing this edition. The 768-page work progresses from basic elements, through in-sect ecology, to sections on sampling, thresholds, resistance, bio-logical and conventional management and control techniques, and concludes with pest insect management case histories, thus meeting the hardbound volume's purpose: promote understanding of general entomological underpinnings and then relating these to contemporary principles of managing pest insects. *> Prentice Hall, One Lake St., Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458, USA. Fax: 01-201-236-7141. Web: www.prenhall.com


Everything about TRANSGENIC PLANTS AND CROPS is massive, from the scope of material covered to the 2002 monograph's 128 international contributors and 48 reviewers, to its 898 hardbound pages. Marshalling all the material, editors G.C. Khachatourians, et al, present an analysis of the history, genetics, physiology, and cultivation of more than 30 species of transgenic seeds, fruits, and vegetables. Topics range across transgenic crop development including the latest scientific state-of-the-art techniques, and explore the social, political, and legal implications of genetically modified plants. The sum of the effort is a contemporary reference and broadly useful information re-source. *> Marcel Dekker, 270 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016, USA. Fax: 1-212-685-4540. Phone: 1-212-696-9000. Web: www.dekker.com


Several new chapter topics addressing epidemiology and disease forecasting, disease resistance, biochemical and molecular techniques, and information technology anchor the 2002, third edition of the PLANT PATHOLOGIST'S POCKETBOOK supplanting the 1983 version. Editors J.M. Waller, et al, have thoroughly revised material from the previous edition. The softbound work is not intended as a general text on plant pathology, but as a reference for information and relevant literature.

In its 528 pages the monograph covers: recognition and evaluation of plant diseases; causal factors; investigation and diagnosis; disease management; and, in conclusion, general techniques and information. *> CABI Publishing, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 8DE, UK. E-mail: . Fax: 44-0-1491-833508. Phone: 44-0-1491-832111. Web: www.cabi

PUBLICATION & CD NOTES A VERY PRICKLY SITUATION The latest issue of the FAO/IAEA INSECT PEST CONTROL NEWSLETTER (July 2002, no. 59) includes an article on a lepidopteran that has been a useful bio-control agent in Australia, but now poses a peril to cacti in areas of the Americas. Both the potential hazards, as well as plans for a coordinated approach to address the problem, are set forth in "The Cactus Moth (Cactoblastis cactorum) an Ecological and Agricultural Threat for North America and the Caribbean." Authorities point out that C. cactorum is an immediate danger to cactus speciessome rare in parts of the Americasin the genus Opuntia, as well as a serious problem for nations, such as Mexico, where a range of cacti constitute the seventh leading agricultural crop. A meeting in July 2002 was convened to develop an action plan. *> FAO/IAEA, Insect Pest Control Section, PO Box 100, A-1400 Vienna, AUSTRIA. Fax: 43-1-26007-21632.

excerpted with thanks from INSECT PEST CONTROL NEWSLETTER, 59, 38-40, July 2002.

WILDLIFE IMPACT ON AGRICULTURE Bird damage to rice and sunflower (Helianthus annuus) crops, and rodent damage in field crops are two priority research thrusts identified by the U.S. National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC), as reported in the latest issue (Summer 2002) of NWRC RESEARCH UPDATE. A recently completed study investigated the impact of bait sites on, and risks to, non-target avian species in or near agricultural fields. Another ongoing effort is investigating above- and below-ground barriers, plus treatments, to manage rodent populations in no-till fields. The report can be found on the Center's website, or copies requested from: NWRC, 4101 LaPorte Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80521-2154, USA. E-mail: . Fax: 1-970-266-6032. Web: www.aphis.usda.gov

CIRAD REPORTS ON PROTECTION RESEARCH The French scientific organization, Centre de Cooperation Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Development (CIRAD), recently published CIRAD 2001 (English version) reporting on numerous crop protection initiatives ranging from modeling cotton bollworm (four main species) damage in Africa, to pesticide resistance. CIRAD maintains a Crop Protection program that emphasizes integrated strategies for pests of tropical and sub-tropical crops. The softbound, 95-page document is liberally illustrated, graphically appealing, and comes with a bound-in CD. *> CIRAD, 42, rue Scheffer, 75116 Paris, FRANCE. Web: www.cirad.fr

MARSHALL ISLANDS PEST SURVEY An extension publication, SURVEY OF ARTHROPOD AND INVASIVE WEEDS OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS, has been published and copies are available in printed form (but not electronic). Requests should be directed to: D. Nandwani, .

WEBSITE, VIDEO, & OTHER RESOURCES Bt, BUTTERFLIES, AND SCIENCE Efforts of scientists at seven North American institutions and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture have produced "Butterflies and Bt Corn: Allowing Science to Guide Decisions," as both an attractive website and as a hardcopy publication explaining how a mushrooming controversy over colliding interests was resolved. The scientific and public furor was generated by a small, lab-based study in 1999 indicating that cater-pillars suffered when forced to feed on Asclepias spp. (milkweed) leaves heavily dusted with Bt-corn pollen, thereby triggering concerns about Bt crops. Attendees at a subsequent workshop on the topic con-clusively agreed that credible, science-based facts were needed before any decisions were made. An international group of some 30 researchers published five papers which, in sum, presented factual evidence that, under actual field conditions, the likelihood of monarch caterpillars being exposed to damaging levels of Bt-corn pollen was low. The web-site is www.ars.usda.gov A limited number of copies of the publication are available from: R.L. Hellmich, USDA-ARS Corn Insect and Crop Genetic Research Unit, 110 Genetics Lab, c/o In-sectary, Ames, IA 50011, USA. E-mail: .

CULTIVOS TRANSGENICOS: INTRODUCTION Plant genetics scientists at Colorado State Univ. (USA) recently produced a Spanish-language website, CULTIVOS TRANSGENICOS: INTRODUCCION Y GUIA A RECURSOS, that describes how transgenic plants are developed, evaluated, and regulated. The site also notes those GE (genetically engineered) crops currently available and expected in the future, as well as laying out the risks and concerns associated with these crops. The colorful site provides links to other relevant web-sites with additional information, as well as those with either pro or con positions about GE crops. The Spanish site parallels the English-language site, "Transgenic Crops: An Introduction and Resource Guide." Site development was funded by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. See: www.colostate.edu www.colostate.edu with thanks from AgNet, Oct. 23/02

FLAMING FOR PEST MANAGEMENT A free online document, AGRICULTURAL FLAMING GUIDE, offers background in-formation on methods, history, early practices and current methods, and equipment for the use of flame-based pest management in crops. The site www.flameeng.com is sponsored by a U.S. manufacturer of flaming equipment, and coincidentally lists over 20 reasons to consider flaming for decreased dependence on herbicides plus other reasons. Crop-specific recommendations are noted as well as several references. Illustrated links cover a selection of equipment for conducting agricultural and other related flaming operations. *> Flame Engineering, Inc., PO Box 577, LaCrosse, KS 67548, USA. E-mail: . Fax: 1-785-222-3619. Phone: 1-785-222-2873.

EURO IPM NETWORK WEBSITE IPMEurope, a network for coordinating European support to IPM research and development, has established a revised, attractive, and informative website at www.nri.org Along with member-country information, IPME has developed "Guidelines for IPM Planning: Donors," a document "...for the harmonisation of European support to developing countries in the use of IPM to improve agricultural sustainability."

The website also lists a variety of other related information that is periodically updated. *> M.J. Iles, IPMEurope Secretariat, NRI, Univ. of Greenwich, Central Ave., Chatham Maritime, Kent ME4 4TB, UK. E-mail: . Fax: 44-0-1634-883377. Phone: 44-0-1634-883054.

FREE MULTI-LINGUAL VIDEOS The English teaching video, "The Sterile Insect Technique: An Environment Friend-ly Method of Insect Pest Suppression and Eradication," is now avail-able in Spanish ("La Tecnica del Insecto Esteril") and French ("La Technique de l'Insecte Sterile") versions as well. Copies in PAL, NTSC, and SECAM are available free on request from: M. De Coronado, Insect Pest Section, IAEA, PO Box 100, A-1400 Vienna, AUSTRIA. E-mail: . Fax: 43-1-26007-21632.

excerpted with thanks from INSECT PEST CONTROL NEWSLETTER, no. 59, July 2002.


For instances of pesticide application in rough terrain that precludes aerial, vehicular, or person-carried sprayers, a unique "Horse Pack Sprayer" might be the answer. The HP30 offered by a U.S. firm comprises two durable, lightweight plastic tanks fitted with hardware enabling them to hang on each side of a pack animal (horse, donkey, burro). In addition to large filler openings on top of each tank, the underside of one tank houses a medium-pressure pump powered by a 12-volt, deep cycle, gel cell battery that permits 72 hours of continuous operation before needing a recharge. The system is designed to siphon water from most sources thus necessitating only having to carry the needed pesticide supply. An adjustable spray nozzle, hose, and fittings are included. *> Pioneer West Inc., 64088 McDonald Lane, La Grande, OR 97850 USA. E-mail: . Phone: 1-541-663-9378. Web: www.pioneerwestinc.com

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IPM RESEARCH/TECHNICAL PAPERS --- categories and topics related to IPM

III. RESEARCH/TECHNICAL PAPERS categories and topics related to IPM. IPMnet NEWS will gladly provide the postal address for any first author mentioned in the titles that follow. E-mail requests to: IPMnet@bcc.orst.edu. This Month's SELECTED TITLES (broadly grouped by pest or tactic categories). General "Comparing an IPM Pilot Program to a Traditional Cover Spray Program in Commercial Landscapes," Stewart, C.D., et al. * JRNL. OF ECON. ENTOM., 95(4), 789-796, August 2002.

Biocontrol "Biological Control of Black Rot (Xanthomonas campestris Pv. campestris) of Brassicas with an Antagonistic Strain of Bacillus subtilis in Zimbabwe," Wulff, E.G., et al. * EURO. JRNL. OF PLANT PATH., 108(4), 317-325, May 2002. "Optimal Application Strategies for Entomopathogenic Nematodes: Integrating Theoretical and Empirical Approaches," Fenton, A.C., et al. * JRNL. OF APPLD. ECOL., 39(3), 481-492, June 2002.

Phytopathology "Field Evaluation of Transgenic and Classical Sources of Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus Resistance," Sharp, G.L., et al. * CROP SCI., 42(1), 105-110, January-February 2002.

"Use of Multiline Cultivars and Cultivar Mixtures for Disease Management," Mundt, C.C. * ANNU. REV. OF PLANT PATH., 40, 381-410, 2002.

Weed Management "Integrated Weed Management: Quo Vadis?" Zoschke, A., and M. Quadranti. * WEED BIOL. AND MGMT., 2(1), 1-10, March 2002. "Site-specific Weed Control in Maize, Sugar Beet, Winter Wheat, and Winter Barley," Gerhards, R., et al. * PRECISION AGRIC., 3(1), 25-35, March 2002.

Entomology "Farmers' Perceptions of Aspects of Maize Production Systems and Pests in Semi-arid Eastern Kenya: Factors Influencing Occurrence and Control of Stemborers," Songa, J.M., et al. * INTL. JRNL. OF PEST MGMT., 48(1), 1 11, January-March 2002.

"Pheromones Control Oriental Fruit Moth and Peach Twig Borer in Cling Peaches," Pickel, C., et al. * CALIF. AGRIC., 56(5), 170-176, September-October 2002.

Special Bt Sub section: "Modeling the Development of Resistance by Stalk-boring Lepidoptera (Crambidae) in Areas with Irrigated Transgenic Corn," Guse, C.A., et al. * ENVIRON. ENTOM., 31(4), 676-685, August 2002.

Nematology "Population Dynamics and Economic Threshold of the Nematodes Radopholus similis and Pratylenchus goodeyi on Banana in Australia," Pattison, A.B., et al. * INTL. JRNL. OF PEST MGMT., 48(2), 107 111, April-June 2002.

Vertebrates "Birds and Wine Grapes: Foraging Activity Causes Small-scale Damage Patterns in Single Vineyards," Somers, C.M., and R.D. Morris. * JRNL. OF APPLD. ECOL., 39(3), 511-523, June 2002.

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IV. U.S. REGIONAL PEST MANAGEMENT CENTERS News, developments IPM and Timely Crop Information C.O.R.N. is a lot more than just maize. In fact, it is the catchy acronym for the Crop Observation and Recommendation Network, a free weekly electronic newsletter (e-mail, web, and fax) produced by the Ohio State Univ. (U.S.) extension agronomy team as a way to provide timely, science-based information. Specialists and researchers from the key crop-oriented disciplines offer useful tips ranging from IPM strategies to other important agronomic matters. According to information about the Network, information provided by C.O.R.N. helped regional farmers and agri-businesses save over US.2 million in 2001 through reduced pesticide usage and increased crop production. The system for prompt dissemination of concise information was cited as a one of the "most effective ... widely cited extension tools." C.O.R.N. activities tie in with programs within the U.S. North Central (Regional) Pest Management Center. The web address for C.O.R.N. issues is: corn.osu.edu To request a free C.O.R.N. e-mail subscription, send a message to .
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U.S. AID's IPM-Collaborative Research Support Program (IPM CRSP)

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IPMNET CALENDAR --- recent additions and revisions to a comprehensive global

V. IPMnet CALENDAR a comprehensive global listng of forthcoming IPM-related events (conferences, symposia, workshops, training courses, etc.) for 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 NOTES: This issue of the IPMnet NEWS lists only: (N)EW events that have not been previously cited; and, (R)EVISED events, with new information compared to an earlier listing in the IPMnet CALENDAR The complete IPMnet CALENDAR is e-mailed to all IPMnet e-mail subscribers once annually, but is kept up to date and may be requested any time from IPMnet ipmnet@bcc.orst.edu. It can also be found on the IPMnet website: www.ipmnet.org Please send information about future events, or revisions, to: IPMnet NEWS at ipmnet@bcc.orst.edu. Information listed in the IPMnet CALENDAR was supplied by, and collected from, a variety of sources; IPMnet greatly appreciates all cooperation. New and Revised listings Previously Listed events See also AgNIC's Agricultural Conferences, Meetings, Seminars Calendar

IPMnet CALENDAR: (N)EW, or (R)EVISED entries only; current as of 31 October 2002.

2002 (N) 17-20 November * INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON EXOTIC PESTS AND THEIR CONTROL, Guangzhou, CHINA. Contact: Z. Runjie, Biocontrol Lab, Institute of Entomology, Zhongshan Univ., Xingangxi Road #135, Guangzhou 510275, CHINA. Fax: 86-020-8411-2279. E-mail: . Phone: 86-020-8403-7472.

2003 (N) 13-14 January * 62ND ANNUAL PACIFIC NORTHWEST INSECT MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE, Portland, OR, USA. Contact: J.T. DeFrancesco, Dept. of Entomology, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR 97331, USA. E-mail: . Fax: 1-541-737-3643. Phone: 1-541-737-0718. Web: oregonipm.ippc.orst.edu

(N) 15-17 January * WESTERN (U.S.) ORCHARD PEST & DISEASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE, Portland, OR, USA. Contact: WOPDMC, TFREC, 1100 N. Western Ave., Wenatchee, WA 98801, USA. E-mail: . Fax: 1-509-662-8614. Phone: 1-509-663-8181, ext. 234. Web: entomology.tfrec.wsu.edu

(N) 02-04 February * ASSOCIATION OF APPLIED IPM ECOLOGISTS ANNUAL MEETING, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA. Contact: AAIE, PO Box 10880, Napa, CA 94581, USA. E-mail: . Fax/phone: 1-707-265-9349. Web: www.aaie.net

(N) 19-20 February * 10TH ANNUAL PACIFIC ENTOMOLOGY CONFERENCE, Honolulu, HI, USA. Contact: R.G. Hollingsworth, USDA-ARS, PO Box 4459, Hilo, HI 96720, USA. E-mail: . Fax: 1-808-959-5470. Phone: 1-808-959-4349.

(N) 24-28 February * 4TH ANNUAL NATIONAL INVASIVE WEED AWARENESS WEEK, Washington, DC, USA. Contact: R. Hedberg, 900 Second St., NE, Suite 205, Washington, DC 20002, USA. Fax: 1-202-408-5385. E-mail: . Phone: 1-202-408-5388.

(N) 11-13 March * WESTERN (U.S.) SOCIETY OF WEED SCIENCE ANNUAL MEETING, Koloa, HI, USA. Contact: WSWS, PO Box 963, Newark, CA 94560, USA. E-mail: . Fax/phone: 1-510-790-1252. Web: www.wsweedscience.org


(N) 22-26 June * 8TH SIMPOSIO SOBRE CONTROLE BIOLOGICO, Sao Pedro, SP, BRAZIL. Contact: e-mail: . Web: www.esalq.usp.br

[R] 06 11 July * Corrections and note * 15TH INTERNATIONAL PLANT PROTECTION CONGRESS, Beijing, CHINA. Contact: W. Li-ping, Secretariat, 15th IPPC, Inst. of Plant Prot., Chinese Acad. of Agric. Sci., #2 West Yuanmingyuan Rd., Beijing 100094, CHINA. E mail: . Fax: 86 10 628 11917. Web: www.ipmchina.net NOTE: the 2nd Circular for the Congress is available on the website, from the Congress Secretariat, and (for those in the USA) from: IAPPS, NSF Center for IPM, Box 7553, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC 27695-7553, USA. Fax: 1-919-515-1114. E-mail: .

(N) 20-23 July * AQUATIC PLANT MANAGEMENT SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING, Portland, ME, USA. Contact: APMS, www.apms.org

(N) 09-11 September * 11TH NORTH AMERICAN WEED MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW, Park City, UT, USA. Contact: C. Searle, e-mail: . Phone: 1-801-370-8638.

(N) 03-07 November * INVASIVE PLANTS IN NATURAL AND MANAGED SYSTEMS: LINKING SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA. A conference and workshop in conjunction with the 7th International Conference on the Ecology and Management of Alien Plant Invasions. Contact: IPINAMS, . Web: www.esa.org

2004 (N) 09-11 September * 11TH NORTH AMERICAN WEED MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW, Rapid City, ND, USA. Contact: S. Guffy, e-mail: . Phone: 1-605-394-5320.

2005 No new or revised entries.

2006 (N) 10-14 December * ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING, Indianapolis, IN, USA. Contact: ESA, 9301 Annapolis Rd., Lanham, MD 20706 3115, USA. Fax: 1 301 731 4538. E mail: . Website: www.entsoc.org

IPMnet CALENDAR: (N)EW, or (R)EVISED entries only; current as of 01 October 2002.

2002 No new or revised entries.

2003 (N) 15-16 January * 4TH NORTHEAST AQUATIC PLANT MANAGEMENT SOCIETY CONFERENCE, Sturbridge, MA, USA. Contact: NEAPMS, PO Box 142, Chester, NJ 07930, USA. Web: neapms.tripod.com (N) 21-24 January * INTROGRESSION FROM GENETICALLY MODIFIED PLANTS INTO WILD RELATIVES AND ITS CONSEQUENCES, Amsterdam, THE NETHER- LANDS. Contact: ESF Secretariat, L. Groot Congress Events, PO Box 83005, 1080 Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS. E-mail: . Fax: 31-20-675-8236. Phone: 31-20-679-3218. Web: www.science.uva.nl

(N) 01-31 March * 4TH CHINA INTERNATIONAL AGROCHEMICAL AND CROP PROTECTION EXHIBITION, Shanghai, CHINA. Contact: Z. Gang, e-mail: . Fax: 86-10-642-25384. Phone: 86-10-642-72719. Web: www.fertilizer.org

(N) 21-24 September * 10TH WORKSHOP OF THE IOBC GLOBAL WORKING GROUP ON ARTHROPOD MASS REARING AND QUALITY CONTROL, Montpellier, FRANCE. Contact: M.M. de Oca, IOBC Workshop, Agropolis International, Ave. Agropolis, F-34394 Montpellier Cedex 5, FRANCE. E-mail: . Fax: 33-0-4-6704-7599. Phone: 33-0-4-6704-7530.

2004 No new or revised entries.


IPMnet CALENDAR: (N)EW, or (R)EVISED entries only; current as of 01 September 2002.

2002 (N) 09-14 September * 3RD EUROPEAN VERTEBRATE PEST MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE, Kibbutz Ma'ale Hachamisha, ISRAEL. Contact: S. Moran, Ortra Ltd., PO Box 9352, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL. E-mail: . Fax: 972-3-638-4455. Phone: 972-3-638-4444. Web: www.ortra.com (N) 03-04 October * 2ND IBEROAMERICAN AGRICULTURAL ADJUVANT SYMPOSIUM, Mexico City, MEXICO. Contact: H&A Columbus, Manuel M. Ponce 255-2, Col. Guadalupe Inn, Mexico City 01020 DF, MEXICO. E-mail: . Fax: 52-55-566-21198. Phone: 52-55-566-14435.

(N) 24-26 October * 2002 CONFERENCE, ASSOCIATION OF NATURAL BIOCONTROL PRODUCERS, Oxnard, CA, USA. Contact: M. Burt, ANBP, 10202 Cowan Heights Dr., Santa Ana, CA 92705, USA. E-mail: . Fax/phone: 1-714-544-8295.

(N) 17-20 November * 8TH INTERNATIONAL PACIFIC RIM BIOTECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND. Includes an agribiotech track. Contact: PacRim Biotech Conference, c/- Avenues Event Management, PO Box 10-612, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND. Fax: 64-4-473-8042. E-mail: . Phone: 64-4-473-8044. Web: www.pacrimbiotechnology.com

[R] 24-28 November * [name change, date] * 56TH ANNUAL MEETING, CANADIAN WEED SCIENCE SOCIETY / SOCIETE CANADIENNE DE MALHERBOLOGIE (formerly: EXPERT COMMITTEE ON WEEDS), Saskatoon, SK, CANADA. Contact: H. Beckie, AAFC 107 Science Pl., Saskatoon, SK S7N 0X2, CANADA. E-mail: . Fax: 1-306-956-7247. Phone: 1-306-956-7251. Web: www.cwss

2003 [R] 19-22 January * [date, location, contact] * 41ST CONGRESS, SOUTHERN AFRICA SOCIETY FOR PLANT PATHOLOGY, Bloemfontein, SOUTH AFRICA. Contact: S. Geldenhuys, SASPP Organizing Comm., Plant Sciences, Univ. of the Free State, PO Box 339, Bloemfontein 9300, SOUTH AFRICA. E-mail: . Phone: 27-0-51-401-2378. Website: www.saspp.co.za

(N) 16-28 March * BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF TROPICAL WEEDS COURSE, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA. Offered jointly by CSIRO Entomology and the Univ. of Queensland. Contact: S. Brown, PO Box 108, Kenmore, Brisbane, QLD 4069, AUSTRALIA. E-mail: . Fax: 61-7-3201-2809. Phone: 61-7-3201-2808.

[R] 22-24 June * [date] * 2003 CANADIAN PHYTOPATHOLOGICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING, Montreal, QUE, CANADA. Contact: A.C. Kushalappa, Dept. of Plant Sci., Raymond Bldg., Macdonald, McGill Univ., 21111 Lakeshore Rd., Ste. anne de Bellevue, QUE H9X 3V9, CANADA. Fax: 1-541-398-7897. E-mail: . Phone: 1-514-398-7851, ext. 7867.


2004 (N) 25-31 October * 13TH INTERNATIONAL BOTRYTIS SYMPOSIUM, Antalya, TURKEY. Contact: F. Yildiz, . Web: www.agri.gov.il


2005 No new or revised entries.

IPMnet CALENDAR PREVIOUSLY LISTED entries for 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 Current as of August 2002

2002 (N) 04-08 September * 7TH EUROPEAN SEMINAR ON FUSARIUM - MYCOTOXINS, TAXONOMY, AND PATHOGENICITY, Poznan, POLAND. Contact: P. Golinski, Dept. of Chemistry, August Cieszkowski Agric. Univ., Pol-skiego 75, 60-625 Poznan, POLAND. Fax: 48-61-848-7824.E-mail: . Phone: 48-61-848-7837. Web: www.au.poznan.pl (N) 09-14 September * EFPP 2002: DISEASE RESISTANCE IN PLANT PATHOLOGY, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC. Web: www.efpp.net (N) 14-16 October * IOBC/WPRS WORKING GROUP MEETING, "Integrated Plant Protection in Stone Fruit," Opatija, CROATIA. Contact: I. Ciglar, Fac. of Agric., Dept. of Agric. Zoology, Svetosimunska cesta 25-10,000, Zagreb, CROATIA. E-mail: . Fax: 385-1-239-3970. Phone: 385-1-239-3858. (N) 22-23 October * AQUATIC WEED SCHOOL 2002, Davis, CA, USA. Discussions will cover all forms of aquatic weed management. Contact: K. Schlosser, Weed Resch. & Info. Ctr., Univ. of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA. E-mail: . Fax: 1-530-752-4604. Phone: 1-530-752-7091. Web: www.ucdavis.edu

(N) 22-23 October * 4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, BEHAVIOR OF PESTICIDES IN PLANTS, SOILS, GROUND AND SURFACE WATER, Mainz, GERMANY. Contact: S. Mummenbrauer, Die Akademie Fresenius, Hauert 9, D-44227 Dortmund, GERMANY. Fax: 49-231-758-9653. E-mail: . Phone: 49-231-758-9648. Web: www.akademie


(N) 07-09 December * U.S. NATIONAL FUSARIUM HEAD BLIGHT FORUM, Erlanger, KY, USA. Web: www.scabusa.org

2003 (N) 21-23 January * JOINT EUROPEAN-SOUTHERN AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCEPESTICIDES IN NON-TARGET AGRICULTURAL ENVIRONMENTS; ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS, Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA. Contact: Conference Organizers, Freshwater Research Unit, Dept of Zoology, Univ. of Cape Town, Rhodes Gift 7701, SOUTH AFRICA. E-mail: . Fax: 27-0-21-650-3301. Web: www.tu

(N) 19-20 May * CONGRESSADVANCES IN EUROPEAN CROP PROTECTION, Norwich, UK. Contact: Conference Manager, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK. E-mail: . Fax: 44-0-1603-450045. Phone: 44-0-1603-450794. Web: www.whitefly.org

N) 21-23 January * JOINT EUROPEAN-SOUTHERN AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCEPESTICIDES IN NON-TARGET AGRICULTURAL ENVIRONMENTS; ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS, Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA. Contact: Conference Organizers, Freshwater Research Unit, Dept of Zoology, Univ. of Cape Town, Rhodes Gift 7701, SOUTH AFRICA. E-mail: . Fax: 27-0-21-650-3301. Web: www.tu

(N) 19-20 May * CONGRESSADVANCES IN EUROPEAN CROP PROTECTION, Norwich, UK. Contact: Conference Manager, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK. E-mail: . Fax: 44-0-1603-450045. Phone: 44-0-1603-450794. Web: www.whitefly.org

.................................................................................................................................................................. (N) 28 April-09 May * IPM AND IPM INFORMATION SYSTEMS COURSE;





all at Wageningen, THE NETHERLANDS. Contact: H.A.I. Stoetzer, IAC, Wageningen UR, PO Box 88, 6700 AB Wageningen, THE NETHERLANDS. Fax: 31-317-495395. E-mail: . Phone: 31-317-495353. Web: www.iac.wageningen ..................................................................................................................................................................

(N) 24-28 May * IOBC/WPRS WORKING GROUP 9TH MEETING, "Microbial Control and Insect Parasitic Nematodes," Schoss Salzau (nr. Kiel), GERMANY. Contact: R-U. Ehlers, Dept. of Biotech/Biocontrol, Inst. for Phytopathology, Christian Albrechts Univ., Kiel, Klausdorfer Str. 28-36, D-24223 Raisdorf, GERMANY. Fax: 49-4307-839834. E-mail: . Phone: 49-4307-839833. Website: www.iobc.de

(N) 02-06 June * IOBC/WPRS WORKING GROUP (new), "Multitrophic Interactions in Soil for Integrated Plant Protection," Bad Honnef-Bonn, GERMANY. Contact: R.A. Sikora, Inst. fur Pflanzenkrankheiten, Univ. Bonn, Nussallee 9, D-53115 Bonn, GERMANY. E-mail: . Fax: 49-228-732432.

(N) 14-16 October * IOBC/WPRS WORKING GROUP, "Integrated Plant Protection in Fruit CropsSubgroup Soft Fruits," Workshop on Integrated Pest and Disease Management, Conthey, SWITZERLAND. Contact: C. Linder, Station Fed. de Rech. Agron. de Changins, CH-1260 Nyon, SWITZERLAND. E-mail: .

(N) 03-08 November * 7TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF ALIEN PLANT INVASIONS, Miami, FL, USA. Contact: A.L. Koop, Dept. of Biology, Cox Sci. Ctr., Univ. of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124-0421, USA. E-mail: . Phone: 1-305-284-3973. Web: www.bio.miami.edu

2004 No new or revised entries.

2005 No new or revised entries.

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2002 04-09 August XXXV CONGRESO BRASILEIRO DE FITOPATOLOGIA, Recife, BRAZIL. Web: www.sbfito.com.br 04-09 August 10TH IUPAC INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON THE CHEMISTRY OF CROP PROTECTION, Basle, SWITZERLAND. Contact: M. Haeuselmann, c/o Novartis CP AG, WRO-1060.1.42, CH-4002 Basel, SWITZERLAND E-mail: Marlies.Haeuselmann@cp.novartis.com Fax: 41-61-697-7472 Phone: 41-61-697-4507 Web: www.cp.novartis.com/iupac2002/

05-08 August 23RD BRAZILIAN WEED SCIENCE CONGRESS, Porto Alegre, RGS, BRAZIL. Contact: E. Roman, ERoman@cnpt.embrapa.br

05-30 August INTER-REGIONAL TRAINING COURSE ON THE "USE OF THE STERILE INSECT AND RELATED TECHNIQUES FOR THE AREAWIDE MANAGEMENT OF INSECT PESTS," Kelowna, BC, CANADA. Contact: V.A. Dyck, Joint FAO/IAEA Division, IAEA, PO Box 100, A-1400 Vienna, AUSTRIA E-mail: V.A.Dyck@iaea.org Fax: 43-1-2600-7 Phone: 43-1-2600-26164 Web: www.iaea.org/programmes/nafa/d4/index.html

11-17 August 7TH INTERNATIONAL MYCOLOGICAL CONGRESS, Oslo, NORWAY. Contact: L. Ryvarden, Leif.Ryvarden@bio.uio.no Website: www.uio.no/conferences/imc7/imc7/intro.html

12-15 August 55TH NEW ZEALAND PLANT PROTECTION CONFERENCE, Rotorua, NEW ZEALAND. Contact: A. Rahman, AgResearch, Ruakura Agric. Resch. Ctr., Private Bag 3123, Hamilton, NEW ZEALAND E-mail: Anis.Rahman@agresearch.co.nz Fax: 64-7-838-5031 Phone: 64-7-838-5280

12-15 August 22ND BRAZILIAN WEED SCIENCE CONGRESS, Porto Alegre, RGS, BRAZIL. Contact: E. Roman, A/C EMBRAPA, C.P. 451, Passo Fundo, RS, BRAZIL E-mail: ERoman@cnpt.embrapa.br

25-30 August XVII PERUVIAN PHYTOPATHOLOGY CONGRESS, Tarapoto City, San Martin, PERU. Contact: E. Arevalo-Gardini, APF President, Jr. Tarapoto 247, Banda de Shilcayo, Tarapoto, PERU E-mail: ict@terra.com.pe Fax/phone: 51-945-22361

26-30 August 3RD WORLD CONGRESS ON ALLELOPATHY, Tsukuba, JAPAN. Contact: Y. Fujii, Natl. Inst. for Agro-Environmental Sci., Tsukuba Science City, Ibaraki 305-8604, JAPAN E-mail: YFujii@affrc.go.jp Website: iasj.ac.affrc.go.jp

31 August-05 September 6TH IOBC/WPRS WORKSHOP ON POME FRUIT DISEASES, Lindau/Bodensee, GERMANY. Contact: P. Triloff, Marktgemeinschaft Bodenseeobst, Albert Maierstr. 6, 088045 Friedrichshafen, GERMANY E-mail: Peter.Triloff@t-online.de Fax: 49-0-171-829-8032 Phone: 49-0-7541-501030

02-06 September 11TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON AQUATIC WEEDS, Moliets, FRANCE. Contact: M-H. Montel, Water Quality Research Unit, Cemagref Groupement de Bordeaux, 50 Avenue de Verdun, 33612 Cestas Cedex, FRANCE E-mail: Marie-Helene.Montel@cemagref.fr Fax: 33-5-578-90801 Phone: 33-5-578-90854 Website: www.cemagref.fr

08-12 September INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON IPM IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA, Entebbe, UGANDA. Theme: "IPM: A Strategic Tool for Agricultural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa." Contact: Adipala-Ekwamu, Crop Sci. Dept., Makerere Univ., Box 7062, Kampala, UGANDA E-mail: acss@starcom.co.ug Phone: 256-41-540464 Web: www.aaec.vt.edu/ipmcrspuganda/conference/

08-13 September 13TH AUSTRALIAN WEEDS CONFERENCE, Perth, WA, AUSTRALIA. Contact: 13th AWC, PO Box 257, South Perth, 6951 WA, AUSTRALIA Fax: 61-8-9450-2942 E-mail: convlink@iinet.net.au Phone: 61-8-9450-1662 Website: members.iinet.net.au/~weeds/conference/index.htm

08-13 September 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ACAROLOGY, Merida, MEXICO. Contact: J.B. Morales-Malacara, XI ICA Secretary, Lab. de Acarologia, Dept. de Biologia, Fac. de Ciencias, Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Coyoacan 04510 DF, MEXICO E-mail: JBMM@hp.fciencias.unam.mx Fax: 52-5-622-4828 Phone: 52-5-622-4923

09-14 September 6TH CONFERENCE OF THE EUROPEAN FOUNDATION FOR PLANT PATHOLOGY, "Disease Resistance in Plant Pathology," Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC. Contact: EFPP 2002, Czech Phyto. Soc., Resch. Inst. of Crop Prod., Div. of Plant Med., Drnovska 507, 161 06 Prague 6, Ruzyne, CZECH REPUBLIC E-mail: EFPP2002@vurv.cz Fax: 420-2-333-11592 Phone: 420-2-330-22295 Website: www.efpp.net/PDF/2%20page.pdf

12-13 September ROYAL ENTOMOLOGICAL SOC. ANNUAL MEETING, Cardiff, UK. Contact: H. Jones, Jonesth@cardiff.ac.uk

13 September SYMPOSIUM: HERBICIDE RESISTANT CROPS AND WEEDS, Perth, WA, AUSTRALIA. Contact: S. Powles, c/o Weeds Conference, Convention Link, PO Box 257, South Perth, WA 6951, AUSTRALIA E-mail: SPowles@agric.uwa.edu.au Fax: 61-8-9450-2942 Web: members.iinet.net.au/~weeds/. [Follows the 13th Australian Weeds Conference and includes international featured speakers.]

15-18 September EGG PARASITOIDS FOR BIOCONTROL OF INSECT PESTS 6TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, Perugia, ITALY. Contact: 6th Symposium, Dept. of Arbor. and Plant Prot.-Entom., Borgo XX Giugno 74, 06121, Perugia, ITALY E-mail: eggpar@unipg.it Fax: 39-075-585-5039 Phone: 39-075-585-6030 Web: www.unipg.it/eggpar/

15-19 September 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PSEUDOMONAS SYRINGAE PATHOVARS AND RELATED PATHOGENS, Potenza, ITALY. Contact: N.S. Iacobellis, pseudomonassyringae@unibas.it

22-27 September IOBC PHEROMONE WORKING GROUP MEETING, Erice, Sicily, ITALY. Contact: P. Witzgall, SLU, Box 44, 23053 Alnarp, SWEDEN E-mail: peter.witzgall@phero.net Fax: 46-40-461991 Phone: 46-40-415307 Web: phero.net/iobc/sicily/announc4.html

30 September-04 October 4TH INTERNATIONAL POWDERY & DOWNY MILDEW WORKSHOP, Napa, CA, USA. Contact: PM/DM Workshop 2002, Dept. of Plant Path., Univ. of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA E-mail: pmdm2002@yahoo.com Fax: 1-530-752-5674 Web: www.cevs.ucdavis.edu/Cofred/Public/Aca/ConfHome.cfm?confid=134

30 September-05 October 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF DIPTEROLOGY, Brisbane AUSTRALIA. Contact: S. Brown, Conf. Conn., PO Box 108 Kenmore, QLD 4069, AUSTRALIA E-mail: sally.brown@uq.net.au Web: www.uq.edu.au/entomology/dipterol/diptconf.html Fax: 61-7-3201-2809

07-13 October 7TH EUROPEAN CONGRESS OF ENTOMOLOGY, Thessaloniki, GREECE. Contact: Secretariat, Lab. of Appld. Zoo. and Parasitol., Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, 540-06 Thessaloniki, GREECE Fax/phone: 31-998-853 E-mail: Matilda@agro.auth.gr

10-15 October 7TH INTERNATIONAL BIOSAFETY OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS SYMPOSIUM, Beijing, CHINA. Contact: Biosafety Symposium, biosafe@pku.edu.cn Fax: 86-10-627-51194 Web: www.worldbiosafety.net

14-16 October THE ROLE OF GENETICS AND EVOLUTION IN BIOLOGICAL CONTROL, Montpellier, FRANCE. Contact: IOBC Symposium, Agropolis, Ave. Agropolis, 34394 Montpellier, Cedex 5, FRANCE E-mail: IOBC.symposium@agropolis.fr Fax: 33-0-467-04-7599 Website: www.iobc.agropolis.fr/symposium2002/

21-24 October INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUMIMPROVING BIOCONTROL OF Plutella xylostella, Montpellier, FRANCE. Contact: C. Lyonnet, CIRAD-DS/midec, TA 179/02, Ave. Agropolis, 34398 Montpellier cedex 5, FRANCE E-mail: dbm2002@cirad.fr Fax: 33-0-467-615603 Web: dbm2002.cirad.fr

27-30 October SYMPOSIUM: INVASIVE PLANTSGLOBAL ISSUES, LOCAL CHALLENGES, Chicago, IL, USA. Contact: K. Havens, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL, USA E-mail: KHavens@chicagobotanic.org Web: www.chicagobotanic.org/symposia/jmpsymp.html

28 October-01 November 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RODENT BIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT, Bogor, INDONESIA. Contact: D. Tart, ACTS, GPO Box 2200, Canberra ACT 2601, AUSTRALIA Fax: 61-2-6257-3256 E-mail: secretariat@icrbm.com Phone: 61-2-6257-3299 Website: www.icrbm.com

November 4TH INTERNATIONAL NEMATOLOGY CONGRESS, Tenerife, Canary Islands, SPAIN. Contact: Congress Organizer, congress@ifns.org Web: www.ifns.org

05-08 November 1ST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL PLANT DISEASES, Chiang Mai, THAILAND. Contact: TPS2002 Secretariat, PO BOX 1064, Kasetsart Post Office, Bangkok 10903, THAILAND E-mail: Amara@doa.go.th Phone: 66-2-579-9585 Fax: 66-2-940-5419 Website: www.doa.go.th/diseases/index.html

18-21 November BRIGHTON CROP PROTECTION CONFERENCE 2002, "Pests and Diseases," Brighton, UK. Contact: BCPC Ltd., 49 Downing Street, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7PH, UK E-mail: md@bcpc.org Fax: 44-0-1252-727194 Phone: 44-0-1252-733072 Website: www.bcpc.org

24-27 November CANADIAN EXPERT COMMITTEE ON WEEDS ANNUAL MEETING, Saskatoon, SK, CANADA. Contact: H. Beckie, BeckieH@em.agr.ca Fax: 1-306-956-7247 Phone: 1-306-956-7251

25-30 November 4TH ENCUENTRO INTERNACIONAL DEL GRUPO DE TRABAJOS DE MOSCAS DE LOS FRUTOS DEL HEMISFERIO OCCIDENTAL, Mendoza, ARGENTINA. Contact: O. De Longo, Mellado Boulogne Sur Mer 3050, Ciudad, Mendoza, (CP 5500), ARGENTINA E-mail: iscamen@cpsarg.com Web: www.iscamen.com.ar Fax/Phone: 54-261-425-8741

10-15 December ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Contact: ESA, 9301 Annapolis Rd., Lanham, MD 20706-3115, USA Fax: 1-301-731-4538 Phone: 1-301-731-4535 E-mail: esa@entsoc.org Website: www.entsoc.org

17-21 November New information ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA. Contact: ESA, 9301 Annapolis Rd., Lanham, MD 20706-3115, USA E-mail: meet@entsoc.org Fax: 1-301-731-4538 Phone: 1-301-731-4535 Website: www.entsoc.org

04-06 December 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PESTS IN AGRICULTURE, Montpelllier, FRANCE. Contact: S. Kreiter, Directeur de l'UFR Ecologie Animale & Zoologie Agricole, Campus Agro.M / INRA - Unit 9 d'Acarologie, 2, Place Pierre Viala, 34060 MONTPELLIER Cedex 01, FRANCE E-mail: Kreiter@ensam.inra.fr

2003 January 41ST CONGRESS, SOUTHERN AFRICA SOCIETY FOR PLANT PATHOLOGY, Orange Free State, SOUTH AFRICA. Contact: Secretary, SASPP, ARC, PPRI, Private Bag X5017, Stellenbosch 7600, SOUTH AFRICA E-mail: vredcl@plant3.agric.za Website: www.saspp.co.za 19-23 January INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON THE ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF WESTERN CORN ROOTWORM, Goettingen, GERMANY. Contact: H. Kuhlman, e-mail: HKuhlma@gwdg.de Web: www.uni-goettingen.de/pflanzenpathologie/symposium

02-08 February 8TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF PLANT PATHOLOGY, Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND. Contact: ICPP2003 Conference Secretariat, PDG, PO Box 84, Lincoln Univ., Canterbury, NZ E-mail: icpp2003@lincoln.ac.nz Fax: 64-3-325-3840 Phone: 64-3-325-2811 Website: www.lincoln.ac.nz/icpp2003/

09-12 February WEED SCIENCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING, Jacksonville, FL, USA. Contact: WSSA Mtg. Manager, PO Box 7050, Lawrence, KS 66044-7050, USA E-mail: WSSA@allenpress.com Fax: 1-785-843-1274 Phone: 1-785-843-1235 Website: www.WSSA.net


March 3RD INTERNATIONAL BEMISIA WORKSHOP, Barcelona, SPAIN. Contact: J. Arno, Dept. de Proteccio Veg., IRTA-Centre de Cabrils, 08348 Cabrils, Barcelona, SPAIN E-mail: Judit.Arno@irta.es Fax: 93-753-3954 Phone: 93-750-7511

17-22 March Date change * 19TH ASIAN-PACIFIC WEED SCIENCE SOCIETY CONFERENCE, Manila, PHILIPPINES. Contact: L. Fabro, NCPC, Univ. of the Philippines, Los Banos, College, Laguna, PHILIPPINES E-mail: LFabro@yahoo.com Fax: 63-49-536-2409

06-10 April XII CONGRESO LATINOAMERICANO DE FITOPATOLOGIA, Valle del Rio Grande, TX, USA. Contact: J.M. Amador, Agric. Resch. Ctr., 2415 E. Hwy. 83, Weslaco, TX 78596, USA Fax: 1-956-969-5639 E-mail: J-Amador@tamu.edu Phone: 1-956-968-5585

08-10 April 4TH NATIONAL IPM SYMPOSIUM/WORKSHOP (U.S.), Indianapolis, IN, USA. Contact: E.E. Wolff, 302 E. John St., Suite 202, Univ. of Illinois, Champaign, IL 61820, USA Fax: 1-217-333-9561 E-mail: IPMsymposium@ad.uiuc.edu Phone: 1-217-333-2881 Web: www.conted.uiuc.edu/ipm

27 April-02 May 11TH SYMPOSIUM ON BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF WEEDS, Canberra, AUSTRALIA. Contact: S. Corey, CSIRO Entomology, PO Box 1700, Canberra 2601, AUSTRALIA Fax: 61-02-6246-4177 E-mail: Sharon.Corey@ento.csiro.au. Phone: 61-02-6246-4136 Website: www.ento.csiro.au/weeds2003/index.html

May 5TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON POPULATION DYNAMICS OF PLANT INHABITING MITES, Orlando, FL, USA. Contact: D.C. Margolies, Dept. of Entomology, Waters Hall, Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS 66506-4004, USA E-mail: DMargoli@oznet.ksu.edu

June 2003 CANADIAN PHYTOPATHOLOGICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING, Montreal, QUE, CANADA. Contact: A.C. Kushalappa, Dept. of Plant Sci., Raymond Bldg., Macdonald, McGill Univ., 21111 Lakeshore Rd., Ste. anne de Bellevue, QUE H9X 3V9, CANADA Fax: 1-541-398-7897 E-mail: Kushalappa@macdonald.mcgill.ca Phone: 1-514-398-7851, ext. 7867

11-14 June 15TH AFRICAN ASSOCIATION OF INSECT SCIENTISTS, MEETING AND SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE, "Integrated Pest (IPM) and Vectors Management (IVM) on African Rural and Urban Livelihoods: Perspective and Future Strategies." Contact: F.E. Nwilene, WARDA, 01 BP 2551, Bouake 01, COTE D'IVOIRE E-mail: F.Nwilene@cgiar.org

01-03 July 16TH CONGRESS OF THE NEMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA, Stellenbosch, SOUTH AFRICA. Contact: H. Hugo, ARC Infruitec-Nietvoorbij, Private Bag X5013, 7599 Stellenbosch, SOUTH AFRICA E-mail: Hans@infruit.agric.za Fax: 27-21-809-3584 Phone: 27-21-809-3468

06-11 July 15TH INTERNATIONAL PLANT PROTECTION CONGRESS, Beijing, CHINA. Contact: W. Liping, Inst. of Plant Prot., Chinese Acad. of Agric. Sci., #2 West Yuanmingyuan Rd., Beijing 100094, CHINA E-mail: cspp@ipmchina.cn.net Fax: 86-10-628-95451 Website: www.ipmchina.cn.net/ippc

11-13 July 2ND GLOBAL INITIATIVE ON LATE BLIGHT CONFERENCE, Hamburg, GERMANY. Contact: C. Lizarraga, GILB, CIP, PO Box 1558, Lima 12, PERU. E-mail: GILB@cgiar.org Fax: 51-1-317-5326 Website: www.cipotato.org/gilb/gilb02_conference.htm

12-17 July ANNUAL MEETING, SOCIETY OF NEMATOLOGISTS, Ithaca, NY, USA. Contact: W. Brodie, USDA-ARS, Dept. of Plant Path., 334 Plant Science, Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY 14853, USA E-mail: BBB2@cornell.edu Fax: 1-607-255-4471 Phone: 1-607-272-3745

09-13 August AMERICAN PHYTOPATHOLOGICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING, Charlotte, NC, USA. Contact: APS, 3340 Pilot Knob Road, St. Paul, MN 55121-2097, USA E-mail: aps@scisoc.org Fax: 1-612-454-0766 Website: www.scisoc.org

26-30 October ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING, Cincinnati, OH, USA. Contact: ESA, 9301 Annapolis Rd., Lanham, MD 20706-3115, USA E-mail: esa@entsoc.org Fax: 1-301-731-4538 Website: www.entsoc.org Phone: 1-301-731-4535.

17-20 November BRIGHTON CROP PROTECTION CONFERENCE 2003, "Weeds," Brighton, UK. Contact: BCPC Ltd., 49 Downing Street, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7PH, UK E-mail: md@bcpc.org Fax: 44-0-1252-727194 Phone: 44-0-1252-733072 Website: www.bcpc.org

2004 07-11 February WEED SCIENCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING, Kansas City, MO, USA. Contact: WSSA Mtg. Manager, PO Box 7050, Lawrence, KS 66044-7050, USA E-mail: WSSA@allenpress.com Fax: 1-785-843-1274 Phone: 1-785-843-1235 Website: www.WSSA.net 19-25 June 4TH INTERNATIONAL WEED SCIENCE CONGRESS, Durban, SOUTH AFRICA. Contact: IWSS, PO Box 8048, University, MS 38677-8048, USA E-mail: SDuke@olemiss.edu Fax: 1-662-915-1035 Phone: 1-662-915-1036

24-28 July AMERICAN PHYTOPATHOLOGICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING, Spokane, WA, USA. Contact: APS, 3340 Pilot Knob Road, St. Paul, MN 55121-2097, USA E-mail: aps@scisoc.org Fax: 1-612-454-0766. Website: www.scisoc.org

15-20 August 22ND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ENTOMOLOGY, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA. Contact: J. Cullen, CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, AUSTRALIA Phone: 61-2-6246-4025 E-mail: J.Cullen@ento.csiro.au Fax: 61-2-6246-4000 Website: www.ento.csiro.au/ice2004/index.html

15-21 August New information * 22ND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ENTOMOLOGY, "Strength in Diversity," Brisbane, AUSTRALIA. Contact: Carillon Conf. Mgmt., PO Box 177, Red Hill, QLD 4059, AUSTRALIA E-mail: ICE2004@ccm.com.au Fax: 61-7-3369-3931 Phone: 61-7-3368-2644 Website: www.ICE2004.org

22 August 11TH INTERNATIONAL CEREAL RUST AND POWDERY MILDEW CONFERENCE, Norwich, UK. Contact: J. Brown, James.Brown@bbsrc.ac.uk

12-16 October 8TH ARAB CONGRESS OF PLANT PROTECTION, El-Beida, LIBYA. Contact: A. Bataw, ACPP Organizing Comm., Fac. of Agric., Omar El-Mokhtar Univ., El-Beida, LIBYA E-mail: AliBataw@hotmail.com

07-11 November ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. Contact: ESA, 9301 Annapolis Rd., Lanham, MD 20706-3115, USA Fax: 1-301-731-4538 E-mail: esa@entsoc.org Website: www.entsoc.org

13-18 November BRIGHTON CROP PROTECTION CONFERENCE 2004, Brighton, UK. Contact: The Event Organization, 8 Cotswold Mews, Battersea Square, London SWll 3RA, UK E-mail: eventorg@event-org.com Fax: 44-171-924-1790 Website: www.BCPC.org

2005 Date unspecified XIII CONGRESO LATINOAMERICANO DE FITOPATOLOGIA, Cordoba, COR, ARGENTINA. Contact: S. Lenard, SLenard@infovia.com.ar. 30 July-04 August AMERICAN PHYTOPATHOLOGICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING, Austin, TX, USA. Contact: APS, 3340 Pilot Knob Road, St. Paul, MN 55121-2097, USA E-mail: aps@apsnet.org Fax: 1-612-454-0766 Website: www.apsnet.org

12-17 November BRIGHTON CROP PROTECTION CONFERENCE 2005, Brighton, UK. Contact: The Event Organization, 8 Cotswold Mews, Battersea Square, London SWll 3RA, UK E-mail: eventorg@event-org.com Fax: 44-171-924-1790 Website: www.BCPC.org

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