Created through the consolidation of the lifescience divisions of Tomen Corporation and Nichimen Corporation, Arysta LifeScience is now the world’s largest privately held agrochemical company. From our headquarters in Tokyo, we market a portfolio of more than 150 products, including Select, Orthene, Everest, Eminent and Cosmic, in more than 125 countries worldwide.
CropLife International is a global federation representing the plant science industry. CLI addresses international developments in the area of crop protection (pesticides), biotechnology (GMOs) and sustainable agriculture. CLI is committed to the safe and responsible use of the industry's products in order to provide safe and abundant food as well as other benefits back to the consumer.
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a system using biological, cultural, physical, and chemical tools to manage pests. Farmers use methods such as IPM, buffer zones, and reduced and no-till farming to protect the environment.
2012 Science Forum
Modern Agriculture is rooted in complex scientific evaluations that are forced to use weight of evidence (WoE) approaches to determine the best possible solutions. What is used to determine “weight” vs “evidence”? Join us at the annual CLA Science Forum to hear scientists from academia, industry, non-governmental organizations and agencies discuss all angles of this topic.
CropLife America will be hosting their 2012 Science Forum on May 17, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Marriott Metro Center in Washington, D.C. This year’s theme is “Judging Weight of Evidence Approaches.” The forum promises to deliver a much needed debate on weight of evidence and various principles of the approach, which seems so familiar but which often evades precise definition.
This year’s program includes: