EFSA Journal

EFSA publishes all its scientific outputs, including its scientific opinions, in the EFSA Journal. It also issues a range of supporting publications. See also Definitions of EFSA Scientific Outputs and Supporting Publications.

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Pest categorisation of Carposina sasakii

The EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of the peach fruit moth,  Carposina sasakii  Matsumura (Lepidoptera: Carposinidae) for the EU.  C. sasakii  is not currently regulated in the EU although  C. niponensis,  a valid species of no ...

Pest categorisation of Septoria malagutii

The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of  Septoria malagutii, the causal agent of annular leaf spot of potato, for the EU. The pest is a well‐defined fungal species and reliable methods exist for its detection and identification.  S. m ...

Joint project on Benchmark Dose modelling with RIVM

A web application for PROAST, a software package for BMD modelling, was developed to make the use of the BMD approach significantly easier for toxicologists and risk assessors. In addition, model averaging was included in the software, for the most freque ...

External Scientific Report
03 December 2018

Pest categorisation of non‐EU Monochamus spp.

The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of non‐EU Monochamus spp., a well‐defined insect genus in the family Cerambycidae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Species can be identified using taxonomic keys at national and regional level, and DNA barco ...

Pest categorisation of Popillia japonica

The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of  Popillia japonica (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) for the EU.  P. japonica  is a distinguishable species listed in Annex IAII of Council Directive 2000/29/EC. It is native to Japan but established i ...

Pest categorisation of Acrobasis pirivorella

The European Commission requested EFSA to conduct a pest categorisation of  Acrobasis pirivorella  (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), a monophagous moth whose larvae exclusively feed on developing buds, flowers, and fruits of cultivated and wild  Pyrus  spp.  A.  ...

Pest categorisation of Conotrachelus nenuphar

The EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of  Conotrachelus nenuphar  (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), for the EU.  C. nenuphar  is a well‐defined species, recognised as a serious pest of stone and pome fruit in the USA and Canad ...

Pest categorisation of Aleurocanthus spp.

The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Aleurocanthus spp., a well‐defined insect genus of the whitefly family Aleyrodidae (Arthropoda: Hemiptera). Difficulties within the taxonomy of the genus give doubt about the ability to accurate ...

Pest categorisation of Sternochetus mangiferae

The European Commission requested EFSA to conduct a pest categorisation of Sternochetus mangiferae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a monophagous pest weevil whose larvae exclusively feed on mango seeds, whereas adults feed on mango foliage. S. mangiferae is ...

Training courses on “Steering an Expert Knowledge Elicitation” and “Use of the Expert Knowledge Elicitation Guidance in Risk Assessments for EFSA Management” and “Conduct of the Sheffield protocol for an Expert Knowledge Elicitation”

This report presents the results from an exploratory study in 2016 on clear communication of scientific assessment results. It had a specific focus on the communication of scientific uncertainties in EFSA scientific opinions. Qualitative methods were appl ...

External Scientific Report
29 October 2018

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