Technologies to optimise crop health

"As chairman of this expert group I really hope this meeting will create and generate new projects going into the future to benefit farmers and growers and the industry as a whole" Mike Ashworth - Corteva

The 6th BCPC Diseases Review 2020 took place AS A VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING on Thursday 15 October 2020.

This Virtual event has been awarded 3 NRoSO CPD points

You can view the presentations by clicking on the titles below

This year’s theme is “Technologies to optimise crop health

10.00 Chairman’s introductory address Paul Neve, AHDB

10.15 Grower presentations, relating to the current challenges relating to disease control in cereals, peas and potatoes.

11.00 Producing yield and maintaining quality with fewer tools in the box – Dr Reuben Morris, Crop Production Specialist,  Frontier Agriculture

11.40 PhD student short presentations 

12.05 to 13.00 Lunch break

13.00 Developments within Integrated Disease Management (IDM) in cereals – Jonathan Blake, Associate Director, ADAS

13.40 Disease management in vining peas – current options and future potentials, Lea Herold, PGRO

14.20 Farmer response and general discussion

15.00 Meeting ends

This was an invitee only event.

For further information please contact: Mike Ashworth, chairman, Email:

or Moira Hart, Dewpoint Marketing Tel: 01664 823551 Email: