IPM Scoop

Quick stories relating to the IPM Innovation Lab.

  • Weed-eating Beetle to the Rescue:

    “We have to reduce pesticide use, and there is a way! It’s called biocontrol.” -Arne Witt, Invasive Species Coordinator for CABI Last week, the IPM Innovation Lab co-hosted a workshop in Ethiopia on the management of the viciously invasive weed, Parthenium hysterophorus, which has much of Ethiopian farmland in a stranglehold. This weed, a native of […]

  • Workshop on Parthenium hysterophorus:

    The IPM Innovation Lab team co-hosted a workshop in Ethiopia on the biological control and management of the viciously invasive weed, Parthenium hysterophorus, which has much of Ethiopian farmland in a stranglehold. Parthenium is one of IPM Innovation Lab’s global themes, which refer to IPM IL projects that address worldwide pest management challenges. Wondi Mersie from Virginia State […]

  • To Africa!:

    This post originally posted in the OIRED COMPASS blog Ever since I was a little girl, I wanted to travel. As a lover of Jane Austen, Middle Earth and Narnia, Europe of course, was first in my mind. I dreamed of crumbling castles, crumpets and the lilting accents of an old and privileged people. As […]