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Cocoa SPS: joining-up the science with the regulation

up-dated 5/5/2014

Welcome to our regular web blog, giving cocoa IPM/SPS and related issues in the news around the world, as it relates to:

  1. impact of regulation on and cocoa production and trade
  2. GAP and IPM measures to mitigate these risks

Issues examined include:

Holospot

In the NEWS

beehive

Important cocoa pesticides under discussion

Which cocoa pesticides are effective and permitted for use?
(latest draft of Manual: Appendix 3)

Compounds under review

1. Insecticides

    bifenthrin

    deltamethrin

    pirimiphos methyl


coco mirid

2. Fungicides (and substances active against Oomycetes)

    metalaxyl - final review

Phytophthora megakarya
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