About the Author
Graham A. Matthews is Emeritus Professor of Pest Management at Imperial College, UK. After his experience in developing integrated pest management of cotton pests in Africa, he led the International Pesticides Application Research Centre at Silwood Park, UK, and has travelled extensively as a consultant for international organisations and industry and to participate in training programmes. He has also been an advisor on application equipment for the World Health Organisation.
Paul Miller is currently a Specialist Adviser with the Silsoe Spray Applications Unit, part of NIAB TAG and secretary to The Douglas Bomford Trust. He has been involved with crop spraying research and development since the early 1980’s when he led the Chemical Applications Group at Silsoe Research Institute prior to becoming Director of Technology at the Institute. He has worked on a wide range of crop spraying projects both nationally and internationally and particularly those concerned with sprayer controls and managing the risk of spray drift.
Roy Bateman is a visiting Senior Lecturer at Imperial College and Harper Adams University (UK), and Nong Lam University (Viet Nam). With 35 years of experience in crop protection world-wide, he is currently a consultant on biopesticides and also specialises in pest management for cocoa industry and the International Cocoa Organisation. Previous work has included extension and research in tropical agriculture, with 12 years developing ‘Green Muscle’: a locust mycoinsecticide.