A series of webinars supported and organized by the FF-IPM Consortium has been launched on April 2022. These webinars are related to the FF-IPM project, its scope, deliverables, and scientific suggestions towards an in-silico supported Integrated Pest Management approach for the detection and prevention against new and emerging fruit flies.
Fruit Fly detection and interception, the FF-IPM project response On the 28th of April 2022, the FF-IPM Project organized the first webinar of the series entitled “Fruit Fly detection and interception, the FF-IPM project response”.
The webinar was moderated by Prof. Nikos Papadopoulos, the FF-IPM Project Manager, and presented by Dr. Marc De Meyer, the WP3 Lead and Technical Manager of the FF-IPM Project. Dr. De Meyer is the Head of the invertebrates unit, acting head of the department of African Biology, and member of the directive and scientific committees at the Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA, Tervuren, Belgium).
The second webinar of the series of webinars organized by the FF-IPM Project was held on the 30th of June with the title “Smart-trapping & deployment strategy for surveillance of invasive fruit flies”.
The webinar was moderated by the FF-IPM Project Manager, Prof. Nikos Papadopoulos and presented by Dr. David Nestel, senior researcher at the Department of Entomology of the Agricultural Research Organization (ARO, Israel), partner of the FF-IPM Project, and expert scientist on fruit flies and pest management.