[Moonshot] Professor Norihide Hinomoto (Kyoto University) presented the IPM Project under the Moonshot R&D to the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) community (May 17, 2022).

Updated: May 23, 2022 (Monday)

A presentation was made by Professor Norihide Hinomoto (Kyoto University) on the Project for integrated pest management (IPM) under the Moonshot R&D Program to the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) community, with a focus of research and development on plant pest controls with less chemical use, such as laser shooting with AI. This is arranged as a part of the open session in the 19th virtual meeting of Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC), which took place on May 17, 2022.

The material presented in the meeting is available at the link below (external):
The link to the recording can be found at the very top of the same page (with the passcode).

Further general information on the IPPC is available at the following links (external):

Note: The IPPC is an international treaty signed by over 180 countries, aiming to protecting the world's plant resources from the spread and introduction of pests, and promoting safe trade. The IPPC Secretariat is hosted by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome, Italy.