CABI contributes to position paper highlighting plan to safeguard African biodiversity

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CABI has contributed its expertise in a new position paper in the journal Nature – from the African BioGenome Project (AfricaBP) – which highlights the goals, priorities, and roadmap of the impressive Africa-led effort to sequence the genomes of plants, animals, fungi, and protists that are endemic to the continent…
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CABI to share expertise as part of new £10m centre with mission to create green revolution in agriculture

CABI is to share its expertise as part of a new £10m centre with a mission to create a green revolution in agriculture as well as rescuing threatened species and restoring natural habitats. Dr Matthew Ryan, Curator, Genetic Resource Collection at CABI, has today welcomed news that the £10m Leverhulme…
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Project launched to help mitigate pesticide residue limit export violations on red chillies in Pakistan

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CABI has signed a contract with the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) – a body working under the administrative control of the Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFS&R) – to mitigate pesticide maximum residue limit (MRL) export violations on red chilies in Pakistan. The primary objective of this…
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New perspectives needed to boost success of Classical Biological Control to fight insect pests

A CABI-led study has revealed that the success of Classical Biological Control (CBC) in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East is only rarely dependent on the released biological control agent, but more often on other factors, such as the target pest, its host plant, or the circumstances of the…
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Polypharmakos and CABI agree to develop new antimicrobial products from CABI’s Culture Collection

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Polypharmakos Limited, a spin-out company from the UK’s Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and University of Cambridge, and international not-for-profit organisation CABI have signed a research collaboration and licensing agreement to develop novel products from CABI’s Culture Collection. CABI’s Culture Collection consists of 30,000 strains of optimally preserved fungi and bacteria…
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CABI BioProtection Portal welcomes new partner Biobest

This partnership will help CABI to increase global reach and uptake of the free tool and enhance awareness and uptake of biocontrol and biopesticide products. The CABI BioProtection Portal has welcomed Biobest as a partner. This is great news for the development of the free-to-use tool which promotes awareness and…
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