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
10.00 Registration and coffee
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
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