Sent on behalf of the coordinators.
You get lots of contribution requests, we all do. Please look at this one carefully
because with your help, we hope to build something special on Arthropod Eradication.
We would really value your contribution to this new special issue. If you can’t help,
please send this invitation on. We look forward to hearing from you !
Thanks and stay safe
Special Issue: Eradication of Arthropods: Science and
Guest Editors: Lloyd Stringer, David Maxwell Suckling & Suk Ling Wee
Published in CABI Agriculture and Bioscience
Submission Deadline: 30 September 2020
Aims and Scope: This special issue will focus on reviewing the status and challenges of
eradication of invasive arthropods and their impacts in science and society through
reviews and think-pieces, to experimental and technical research.
Manuscripts considered: Articles that relate to the following will be reviewed for
publication consideration within this series:
All aspects of research on and review of arthropod eradications including commentaries,
data notes, or articles on novel or critical methodologies
Topic areas may include new and current suppression approaches and technologies,
components of eradication programs, modelling, surveillance systems, factors affecting
success and Allee effect theory to social sciences
Case studies in sectors such as forestry, natural ecosystems, urban areas or horticulture
from the laboratory to global scale
Economic and social challenges of eradication programs including license to operate, and
food security, experience by jurisdiction, policy aspects or other pertinent topics.
Keywords: eradication; suppression; modelling; surveillance; social license; food
security; forestry; natural ecosystems; urban; horticulture
CABI Agriculture and Bioscience<https://cabiagbio.biomedcentral.com/>
is an open
access journal published by BMC (part of Springer Nature) and is the official Journal of
It is broad in scope, publishing original research and data in all fields related to
agriculture and the biosciences. The full scope can be read at this
ut>. CABI has an excellent track record
in plant protection, and by offering open access, your work will freely reach a wide
Benefits to you include:
· having your work freely available alongside the best in this field
· publishing in CABI’s official journal
· to our knowledge publishing in the first special volume in this theme of arthropod
Costs for authors:
As an open access journal, and there are costs associated with publication. We are pleased
to offer a discounted introductory article processing charge of £860/$1,290/€1,060. If
your institution participates in BMC’s open access membership program, some or all of the
publication cost may be covered (more details available on this membership
In addition, one of the projects we would like to offer you participation in is GERDA,
the Global Eradication and Response Database. GERDA contains information on >1,100
government backed eradications from over 100 countries.
Here you can source and summarise information from previous eradication attempts and add
your own information. A free login is at
Submit your manuscript now<https://www.editorialmanager.com/cabi/default.aspx>
We look forward to discussing your manuscript concepts and any questions you may have.
Lloyd Stringer, Max Suckling and Suk Ling Wee