The IPM (Integrated Pest Management) Coalition is developing the “Pesticides & Alternatives” – APP with the objective to support pest control with less negative environmental and human impact.
The APP is targeted for technical decision-makers of farms, fields and forests. It provides:
APP users in these five countries can select non-chemical alternatives or less toxic pesticides registered for pest control. In the future, the APP intends to cover more countries and more languages.
Please submit your answers before September 18th, 2018.
Try the app here:https://www.pesticide-reduction.info/files/app-demo/index.html
Access the survey here:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DKC2H7R
At this stage of APP development, the APP will only be available if your cellphone or tablet will be connected to the internet. The final version of the “Pesticides & Alternatives” – APP will be available for offline use at GooglePlay and iOS stores in early 2019.
Please, open the following link https://www.pesticide-reduction.info/files/app-demo/index.html in your internet program of your cellphone or tablet.
After you have selected your language and country, you can explore the following functions:
*When you click on “Restrictions by standards” you can choose between the following seven standard systems: BCI, Bonsucro, Fairtrade, FSC, 4C, RSB, SAN and UTZ.
*Pesticides highlighted with a red triangle are categorized as Highly Hazardous Pesticides according to FAO/WHO.
*When you click on “Non-chemical control”, 2700 pest species names will show up.
*When you click on “Restrictions by standards” you can choose between country functions for Brazil, Colombia, India, Mexico and South Africa:
When clicking on one of these, a list of crop varieties will show up.
*In the Info – Menu you will find more information about this APP, Glossary, Integrated Pest Management and Information Sources.
Find more information about the IPM Coalition click here