IPM Scoop

Quick stories relating to the IPM Innovation Lab.

  • Nepal workshop in full swing:

    The IPM Innovation Lab (IPM IL) organized a six-day workshop on “Disease Diagnosis and Basic Plant Pathological Techniques for Early Career Scientists” in collaboration with the Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC) and iDE Nepal at the regional NARC station in Khajura, Banke, during  April 6-12, 2015. More than 30 participants are in attendance, hailing from […]

  • Virginia Tech agricultural economist wins lifetime achievement award:

    Measuring the economic impacts of IPM. Expanding the international scope of IPM. Identifying the traits of successful IPM programs. These contributions were cited in the awarding of the International IPM Lifetime Achievement Award to Virginia Tech agricultural economist George Norton late last month at the 8th International Integrated Pest Management Symposium in Salt Lake City. […]

  • Tomato leafminer discovered in India:

    Scientists in west central India recently discovered the invasive tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta, in tomato fields. The devastating insect, a tiny moth no bigger than an eyelash, is now poised to strike tomato fields across India. But thanks to an IPM Innovation Lab-sponsored workshop, scientists are hopeful they may get a jump on controlling the […]