A positive outlook for pesticide regulation in Europe?

Coverage of the 2015 BCPC Congress as featured  in International Pest Control magazine

This year’s BCPC Congress focused on EU regulations governing crop protection products. In his keynote address, Professor Tim Benton (UK Champion for Global Food Security and Professor of Population Ecology, Leeds University) referred to the Global Food Security Programme. With increasing populations and increasing global income, the demand for more food, security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture are all priorities on the political agenda. Professor Benton asked if it is possible to intensify agricultural production by increasing output per unit area, in a sustainable way…

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