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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 European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization with ANSES at the Paris International Agricultural Show

Nico Horn, Director General of the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO), met with Roger Genet, Director General of ANSES, on the Agency's stand at the 2020 Paris International Agricultural Show. For nearly 20 years, ANSES has been participating in EPPO's work to prevent the introduction and spread of plant pests in agricultural, forest and natural ecosystems.

EPPO has 52 European member countries from the Urals to ...

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Published on 24/02/2020

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