Meetings/Workshops on Biology in Malaysia

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IPMFP 2017 — International conference on Emerging Trends in Integrated pest and disease managment for quality food production
ID
854734
Dates
25 Jul 2017 - 27 Jul 2017
Location
Kuching, Malaysia
Abstract
The integrated pest management (IPM) has an important role in sustainable agriculture and quality food production by providing maximum economic yields to the farmer, while improving or maintaining the production site and protecting the environment. The procedures to improve economic yields while reducing inputs include: the integration of pesticides with cultural techniques for disease control; and biological, behavioral, and environmental controls of pests such as weeds. Especially biological and biotechnological control methods have a vital importance as the alternatives to chemical control in integrated pest management. Biotechnology promises to have a major impact on IPM through the use of recombinant DNA techniques to genetically engineer microbes for the control of diseases, insects, and weeds, and to generate plants that resist insects, pathogens, and herbicides. Global pesticide use has grown over the past 20 years to 3.5 billion kg/year, amounting to a global market worth $45 billion. The external costs of pesticides are $4–$19 (€3–15) per kg of active ingredient applied, suggesting that IPM approaches that result in lower pesticide use will benefit, not only farmers, but also wider environments and human health.
Contact
Dr V Sivaram;     Phone: [9480278729];     Email: info@sivaramfoundation.org
Topics
Agriculture, Horticulture, pest and Disease management, organic agriculture, Biopesticides, Integrated pest Management,
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WAAVP 2017 — 26th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology
ID
811600
Dates
04 Sep 2017 - 08 Sep 2017
Location
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Abstract
The World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP) was formally established on 16 August, 1963. It is the largest international veterinary parasitology organisation in the world, which is affiliated with the World Veterinary Association, cooperates with various national, international and affiliated organizations, such as WHO and FAO, in all matters concerning veterinary parasitology. The Association also plays important roles in preparing and publishing anthelmintic guidelines and participates in the development of the official VICH guidelines for anthelmintic testing.
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Last updated: 06 December 2016