The Aims of IAPPS
The prime aim of IAPPS is to promote the application of an integrated approach to research and the application of the plant protection sciences. With an increasing world population and the need for more increased food production, effective and sustainable plant protection practices will have an increasingly important role to play. An integrated approach to plant protection that includes a scientific understanding of pest population dynamics, the role of natural control mechanisms, how various management practices can be combined to achieve better outcomes, etc. provides the best means of achieving effective and resilient plant protection strategies.
To achieve its aims, IAPPS: