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A biological control agent to control brown rot

One of the BIOCOMES objectives is to develop a control product to control brown rot on stone fruit.

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‘Integrated Pest Management may take a mind shift’

Says: Samuel Stüssi, department manager and consultant at Andermatt Biocontrol, Switzerland ‘In traditional, synthetic pest management, farmers and product specialists are used to thinking in...

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BIOCOMES presents its final results to international biocontrol industry in Basel

At the end of October BIOCOMES will present its final results after four years of research at the ABIM meeting in Basel, Switzerland. Coordinator Jürgen Köhl  together with project partners will...

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A stepping stone to a career in biocontrol

Within the different BIOCOMES work packages, many young scientists are working on finding and improving biological control agents. Who are they, and what does the cooperation within...

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A biological control agent to control gypsy moth part 2

The gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) is one of the insect species which causes significant economic damage to forests and orchards. It is a polyphagous insect that feeds on hundreds species of trees,...

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