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Lesley McGillivray Senior Content Editor

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CABI, Nosworthy Way, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 8DE, United Kingdom

I work in the Plant Sciences team as an editor of the Crop Protection Compendium and Forestry Compendium. In my 16 years at CABI, I’ve worked mainly as an editor in the Compendium Programme, developing and updating the Crop Protection Compendium and being involved in training. Before coming to CABI, I carried out postdoctoral research on plant growth regulation and crop protection.

Project image: Controlling Japanese knotweed in Great Britain

An international plant sentinel network for botanic gardens and arboreta

Because of trade and climate change, the rate of new plant pests being introduced and establishing has increased. However, the scientific expertise is reducing. Coordination of the phytosanitary policies and regulations that underpin technical recommendations is needed. CABI is looking to overcome this issue...