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Smart mouse trap to be revealed at PestEx 2017

PestEx 2017 logo

Russell IPM, the Cheshire-based manufacturer of pest control products for the professional user is best known in pest control for its pheromone-based monitoring traps that prevent mating between stored product insects, its smart digital traps for rodent management and its control systems for flying and crawling insects. At this year's PestEx exhibiton in London, taking place 22-23 March 2017, Russell IPM will be promoting the unique mating disruption system, Dismate PE; the iPest electronic rodent monitoring system, and iPest Plus digital reporting system. The latest and most economical digital solution for monitoring mice in domestic and small public environments, such as bars and pubs, the Mouse Spy, will be launched at the event.

Find out what is special about the new iMouse trap, meet us on stand 114, and take a sample of our pheromone-infused monitoring traps.

See you in London!

Russell IPM’s expertise transcends borders

Dr Hassan with Turkish commercial delegates, showcasing Russell IPM's pheromone-enhanced traps in Bari, Italy

Dr Hassan with Turkish commercial delegates, showcasing Russell IPM's pheromone-enhanced traps in Bari, Italy

This year, Russell IPM's Head of Research & Development, Dr Nayem Hassan was invited by CIHEAM Bari, Italy to teach between 28 November-2 December 2016 a short course on Integrated Pest Management of Citrus crop. The lectures focused on plant protection and attracted inspectors from the Food Provincial Directorate of Antalya (Turkey) whose specialty is integrated protection techniques for citrus. The interest in Russell IPM's traps with incorporated pheromones of Meditteranean fruitfly and Tuta absoluta were an absolute hit with the Turkish delegates. Our solutions were well-received by the representatives, who have expressed interest in testing them on Turkish soil in 2017.

Russell IPM’s knowledge transfer in action

Dr Hassan explaining the benefits of pheromone-enhanced traps developed by Russell IPM

Dr Hassan explaining the benefits of pheromone-enhanced traps developed by Russell IPM

This year, Russell IPM's Head of Research & Development, Dr Nayem Hassan was invited by the Master of MAI-Bari Programme in Italy to teach a course entitled “Sustainable IPM Technologies for Mediterranean Fruit and Vegetable Crops”. Dr Hassan's lectures covered “Semiochemicals: Formulation and application” and ran from 28 November to 1 December 2016, within Unit III “Pest/Pathogen Control”.

The Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari (MAIB) is a postgraduate training center, operating in four main areas: "Soil management and water resources ", " Integrated pest management of Mediterranean orchard crops","Mediterranean organic Agriculture" and "Agriculture, food and sustainable rural development", where the highest quality of scientific research and design are applied in partnerships with commercial entities under the programs of international cooperation. Dr Hassan was happy to share his expertise with students from around the world, paving the way for the green future of agriculture in the Mediterranean whilst forging new research partnerships and global co-operation for Russell IPM.

Russell IPM Employs New Horticultural Development Manager

Dr Clare Sampson, Horticulture Development Manager

Our team has grown! As of 10th October 2016, Russell IPM has enriched its scientific team with both beauty and brilliance through the employment of Dr Clare Sampson of Keele University to the position of Horticultural Development Manager.

Dr Sampson's field experience, developing biological and integrated pest...
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