The 4th Annual Diseases Review
Problems in high value crops

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RESCHEDULED

Following the cancellation of the Diseases Review in December due to bad weather the event has been re-scheduled.

The 4th Annual Diseases Review will place at NIAB Park Farm, Sophi Taylor Building, Histon, Cambridge on Monday 5 MARCH 2018.

The theme of this year’s review is: “Problems in high value crops”

This is an invitee only event.

Provisional Programme

10.00 – Registration and coffee

10.30 – Chairman’s introduction – Jonathan Blackman from HL Hutchinson

10.40 – Disease challenges control in high value crops: the manufacturer’s view point.
Alan Horgan, Certis

11.10 –The challenges of disease control in high value crops. An advisor’s view.
Chris Wallwork, Agrii

11.40 Disease control in vines
Julien LeCourt, EMR

12.10 Student posters summary presentations

12.40 Lunch – student poster session

14.00 Sugar beet Virus disease
Mark Stevens, BBRO

14.30 Bacterial diseases in various crops
Steve Roberts, Plant Health

15.00 Phytophthora diseases of potatoes, fruit and trees and other crops
David Cooke, James Hutton Institute

15.30 Discussion and wrap-up

15.45 End

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