The 2018 Diseases Review is scheduled to take place at NIAB Park Farm, Sophi Taylor Building, Histon, Cambridge on Friday 12 October.
Following the unfortunate cancellation of the previous event due to appalling weather the Diseases Expert group is looking to run the same programme as previously scheduled although speakers are subject to confirmation.
This is an invitee only event
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