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12th Meeting of the Panel on General Standards
on Efficacy Evaluation

Milan, IT, 2012-03-07/09


The 12th meeting of the Panel on General Standards took place at the Palace of the Regione Lombardia (Palazzo Lombardia) in Milan (IT), on 2012-03-07/09. Special thanks are due to Ms Ciampitti and Mr Cavagna for all the arrangements made to ensure a successful and enjoyable meeting.

The majority of the meeting focussed on the proposed new standard of zonal efficacy assessments, and revisions to a number of General Standards to address zonal related issues (click here for more information).  The following Standards were considered ready for country consultation

- Principles of zonal data production and evaluation (new)
- Dose expression for plant protection products (revision PP1/239)
- Introduction to the efficacy evaluation of plant protection products (revision PP1/223)
- Number of efficacy trials (revision PP 1/226)
- Conduct and reporting of efficacy evaluation trials (revision PP 1/181)
- Design and analysis of efficacy evaluation trials (revision PP1/152)
- Minimum effective dose (revision PP 1/225)
- Principles of acceptable efficacy (revision PP1/214)
- Resistance risk analysis (revision PP 1/213)

Several other draft Standards were discussed.  The General Standards Panel were satisfied that the following draft Standards were ready to be considered by the Working Party on Plant Protection Products: 

- Insecticide co-formulated mixtures (new)
- Principles of efficacy evaluation for microbial plant protection products (new)

The Panel also discussed other important topics, including efficacy requirements to support changes in the chemical composition of PPPs; minor uses; and comparative assessment. 


CIAMPITTI Mariangela (Dr.)
ERSAF, Servizio Fitosanitario, Via Taramelli, 20, 20124 Milano, Italy - Tel +39-3666603272 - Fax +39-0267404602 -

Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Federal Research Center for Cultivated Plants, Messeweg 11/12, 38104 Braunschweig, Germany - Tel +49-5312994510 - Fax +49-5312993008 -

JILESEN Claudia (Ms)
Plant Protection Service, P.O. Box 9102, 6700 HC Wageningen, Netherlands - Tel +31-882231340 - Fax +31-317421701 -

KURTZ Edmund (Mr)
Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES), Spargelfeldstrasse 191, 1226 Vienna, Austria - Tel +43-5055533441 - Fax +43-5055533404 -

Syngenta Crop Protection  AG, Schwarzwaldallee 215, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland - Tel +41-613234190 - Fax +41-613236127 -

THIBAULT Laurent (Mr)
ANSES - DPR, 253 avenue du Général Leclerc, 94700 Maisons Alfort Cedex, France - Tel +33-149772171 -

WEICKMANS Bernard (Mr)
CRA-W, Département de Phytopharmacie, Rue du Bordia 11, 5030 Gembloux, Belgium - Tel +32-81625262 - Fax +32-81625272 -

ARNITIS Ringolds (Mr)
SUNLEY Robert (Mr)
ZLOF Vlasta (Ms)
OEPP/EPPO, 21 boulevard Richard Lenoir, 75011 Paris, France - Tel +33-145207794 - Fax +33-170766547 -

CAVAGNA Beniamino (Mr)
Servizio Fitosanitario Regionale, Struttura Servizi Fitosanitari e assistenza alle imprese, Via Pola 12, 20124 Milano, Italia - Tel +39-0267652525 – Fax +39-0267672757 –


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