News: Biodiversity & Bioprotection
New Publication : 'Landscape for 2030'
A new report from the Landscape Institute (LI), 'Landscape for 2030', establishes landscape as a leader in the fight against climate change and biodiversity loss.
LI President Jane Findlay launched the report at the LI's Greener Recovery Festival in March.
*Read the full news report here:Read more...
'Biotopia – Growing Community'
With the theme “Biotopia – Growing Community”, Germany will present innovative solutions for a sustainable interaction between nature and the city at Floriade Expo 2022.
The German Garden will present vivid examples of modern resource-saving horticulture and will let you experience the possibilities for the green cities of the future in a playful manner.
The c...Read more...
Focus on Digital Plant Imaging
On Tuesday next (June 8), Chap Solutions will host a webinar on the above subject.
Here you will learn about plant imaging and some of the advantages it offers for trait quantification and remote sensing in crops.
This webinar is aimed at Growers, Producers, Plant Breeders, innovative SMEs, academics and large agricultural co...Read more...
Sustainable Growing Systems
Maintaining biological diversity is a cornerstone of the drive towards future sustainable growing systems, and ornamental horticulture is presented with challenges to be overcome as we move towards that future.
CHAP - Crop Health and Protection, is a UK Agri-Tech Innovation Centre funded by Innovate UK. CHAP brings together leading researchers, farmers, growers, and innovators to understand th...Read more...
High Biosecurity Standards
Wyevale Nurseries are celebrating this week after being awarded a Plant Healthy Certificate during Defra’s 2021 Plant Health Week.
Wyevale Nurseries’ Production Manager Kyle Ross (below) received the certification from the Plant Health Alliance. This is one of only a handful of businesses in the country to have received this.
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Outstanding Results from Growing Trials
Recent independent growing trials have revealed that Coco & Coir™ Coco Boost produced the best performance results beating the UK’s best-selling peat-based and peat-free composts.
The growing trials were conducted by Stockbridge Technology Centre, the UK’s premier horticulture growing and testing facility. The trials tested the performance of various growing m...Read more...
Registration Open for Biopesticide Summit
The forthcoming Biopesticide Summit has opened today (May 21) for registration.
Join colleagues from the bioprotection industry, academia, and the public sector at this year’s virtual Biopesticide Summit on Tuesday 6th July 2021.
This will include the latest details on the WBF’s (World Bioprotection Forum) plans to reform the regulatory environment for ...Read more...
'We're Part of the Solution'
Tomorrow (May 22nd) is International Day for Biological Diversity.
As the global community is called to re-examine our relationship to the natural world, one thing remains certain.
Despite all our technological advances we are completely dependent on healthy and vibrant ecosystems. For our water, food, medicines, clothes, fuel, shelter and energy, just to name a few.... Read more...
'Halting the Decline of Nature'
The U.K. Government has promised to "halt the decline of nature" as part of a new drive to improve the environment.
More trees are to be planted, the sale of peat will be banned and new targets will be set to return species such as wildcats and beavers to the countryside. The measures include a legally binding 2030 target to address wildlife loss.Read more...
From June to September 2021, Fiera di Padova/Flormart will organize “Verdecittà”.
It's theme is 'Tree Renewal in the Cities : Green, Beauty and Health: Italian Horticulture: 'Made in Italy'.
This is an important project of promotion of Italian green supply-chain funded by the Italian Mini...Read more...