BASF Agricultural Solutions UK

Frances Pickering

ADAS, Entomology Consultant

Frances Pickering is an entomologist who has worked at ADAS for 7 years and based at Boxworth in Cambridgeshire. Before moving to the entomology team two years ago, she worked as an ecotoxicologist determining the effect of pesticides on non-target insects.

The main aims of her work is to reduce the impact of pests on yield and promote integrated pest management. Her recent work has involved novel research into cabbage stem flea beetle control and resistance management in aphids.