The 3rd Annual Weed Review
Emerging Technologies for Improved Disease Management

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The 3rd Annual Diseases Review took place at NIAB Park Farm, Sophi Taylor Building, Histon, Cambridge on Wednesday 7 December 2016.

The theme of this year’s review was: “Emerging Technologies for Improved Disease Management”

To access the speakers’ presentations click on the session title below

Programme

10.00  Registration and coffee

10.30  Introduction
Bill Parker, 
Director of Research, AHDB  Event Chairman

10.45 Disease Predictions
Caroline Young, 
Research Scientist, ADAS

11.20 Diagnostics for Horticulture and Agriculture in UK crops
Neil Boonham, 
Head of Diagnostics, School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Newcastle University

11.50  Drone Sensing – A new perspective on cereal disease management ?
David Whatoff , 
SOYL Precision Crop Production

12.45  Lunch

13.30 Biopesticides. Integrating and optimising biologicals with chemical fungicides
Roma Gwynn
,  Biopesticide Specialist

14.15 Elicitors. What is available and can we optimise their potential benefits?
Adrian Newton,
 Senior Research Leader, James Hutton Institute

15.00 Plant and Food Security database
Paul Vernier /Jane Thomas, 
Head of Disease Resistance, NIAB

15.30 Discussion and Close

For further information contact: David Stormonth - david.stormonth@btinternet.com