Pesticides are used to control pests and with that protect crops. However, pesticides can also adversely affect non-target organisms such as bees and can end up in soils where they pose a risk for the ecosystem.
Moderator: dr. ir. Caroline Moermond
Key note speakers:
- Prof. Dr Violette Geissen (SLM-WUR):
Title: How can we estimate the real risks related to pesticide cocktails in the environment?
- Vera Felix da Graça Silva (PhD candidate SLM-WUR)
Title: Pesticide residues in European agricultural soils – A hidden reality unfolded”.
- Jenneke van Vliet (Centre for Agriculture and Environment: CLM):
“The Environmental Yardstick for Pesticides”