International Organization for Biological and Integrated Control
of Noxious Animals and Plants (IOBC), West Palearctic Regional Section (WPRS)

Organisation Internationale de Lutte Biologique et Intégrée contre
les Animaux et les Plantes Nuisibles (OILB), Section Régionale Ouest Paléarctique (SROP)

8th Meeting of the IOBC-WPRS Working Group
“Integrated Control of Plant-Feeding Mites”
5-8 September 2023
Belgrade, Serbia

Dear colleagues,

on behalf of the IOBC-WPRS, we are pleased to announce the 8th meeting of the Working Group “Integrated Control of Plant-Feeding Mites”, which will be held in Belgrade, the capitol of Serbia, after two years of delay.

We invite fellow scientists and professionals from public and private sectors, as well as graduate and post-graduate students dealing with integrated control of mite pests in greenhouse and open field crops.

The Working Group areas of interest include:

  • new developments in biological and chemical mite control
  • integrated management of mite pests
  • biology, ecology, and behavior of predatory mites and their prey above and below ground
  • the effects of climate change on mite pest management

Looking forward to welcoming you in Belgrade.

Dejan Marčić
Institute of Pesticides and Environmental Protection
Belgrade, Serbia   
Local organizer

George Broufas
Democritus University of Thrace
Orestiada, Greece



Institute of Pesticides and
Environmental Protection

Институт за пестициде и
заштиту животне средине

Plant Protection Society
of Serbia, Belgrade

Друштво за заштиту биља
Србије, Београд