The EU emphasizes the role of integrated pest management as an important approach to reduce dependency on pesticides use. Before pesticides are used, biological control measures, together with physical and other non-chemical methods, should have first preference (Directive 2009/128/EC).
The EU is stimulating the development of biological control products by financing this BIOCOMES project.
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Do you want to know more about us? Please go to our About BIOCOMES page.
Horizon, the EU magazine about research and innovation published a very nice interview with BIOCOMES coordinator Jürgen Köhl about our project....Read more
BIOCOMES is organizing a workshop for PhD students and young scientists working in the field of biological control on 17-19 January 2017....Read more
Natural enemies enlisted as troops in war on pests, great article about the BIOCOMES project published @HorizonMagEU horizon-magazine.eu/article/natura…
Are you a young scientist and interested in the development of microbial biological control products? Register now! biocomes.eu/workshop/