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17 May 2022
#IPMPopillia
Monitoring
The Japanese beetle was accidentally introduced to mainland Europe and detected for the first-time near Milan (Italy) in 2014. As a quarantine insect pest, its populations are strictly monitored. However, we did not find a map illustrating the dynami...
15 March 2022
Pest management
Project reports
#IPMPopillia
We need more larvae, a lot more larvae! That's our mission, our first in this year. This time we were headed to a field in Vercelli, Piedmont. While driving, the bus would shake and make weird noises when applying the brakes which is why we stopped a...
08 December 2021
Other
Project reports
#IPMPopillia
To continue with experiments in the lab, we needed more Japanese beetle larvae, a lot more. So we decided to go on a field trip on the 7th of December 2021.   It was the first train of the day which took me to Agroscope where we headed off to Mo...
Frontiers

Frontiers in Insect Science launches Research Topic on Popillia

One of the world's leading open science platforms puts a focus on Japanese Beetle research! Frontiers has launched the research topic "Focus on Popillia japonica" in its Open Access Journal "Frontiers in Insect Science". The aim is to compile the latest findings in P. japonica research in one special issue, which will be a key resource of knowledge for the development of an IPM strategy against this invasive pest.

We are proud to announce that two scientists of the IPM-Popillia consortium, Giulia Torrini from CREA, Italy, and Giselher Grabenweger from Agroscope, Switzerland, serve as Topic Editors of this research topic, and the Topic Coordinator, Daniel Potter from Kentucky University, is a member of IPM-Popillia's external advisory board.

The editors welcome submissions of original research, opinion, perspective, or review articles that examine aspects of P. japonica invasion ecology and management. Find more info on the journal's website

https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/33458/focus-on-popillia-japonica 

Another Day in the Field
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