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French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety

Plant health & protection

Plant health, like human and animal health, can be affected by a variety of pathogens (viruses, bacteria, parasitic worms, fungi), as well as insect pests and invasive plant species, which can have a significant economic impact on crops and pose serious threats to species diversity. These diseases can threaten economic and food resources.

ANSES undertakes vigilance and alert missions and conducts collective expert appraisals to assess the risks to plant health (both cultivated plants and forest tree species) posed by pests.

The impact of global change on the emergence of plant diseases and pests in Europe

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES), in collaboration with the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO), is organising a conference on 23-24 April 2018 in Paris. This two-day event will review the current state of scientific knowledge worldwide and provide a forum for sharing experiences on the reasons for the emergence of plant diseases and pests, ...

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Published on 18/04/2018

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