When microbiologist Dr David Smith started work for CABI in 1974 the world was a very different place. Abba had won the Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Waterloo’ and went on to become a global pop sensation, a Renault 16TX car would have set you back £1,894.75 (£20,682 in today’s money) and Richard Nixon became the first US president forced to resign amidst the Watergate Scandal.
Three CABI scientists have this week been sharing their expertise in microbiology at the European Parliament and follow up workshop at Scotland House in Brussels to highlight the value of marine resources in research and development.
CABI scientists to co-organise the global biocontrol conference ICBC 2018 for non-chemical fights against insect pests
CABI scientists will co-organise, together with Society for Biocontrol Advancement (SBA), Bengaluru, the ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources (NBAIR), Bengaluru and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi – a meeting of the world’s leading biocontrol specialists at the 1st International Conference on Biological Control (ICBC 2018) which will take place in Bengaluru, India from 27-29 September 2018.