BCPC Diseases Review 2018 – Problems in high value crops

The 2018 Diseases Review took place at NIAB Park Farm, Sophi Taylor Building, Histon, Cambridge on Friday 12 October.

For details of the speakers’ presentations click on the session title below

Theme – Problems in high value crops

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, NIAB 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