Theme – Exploring alternatives to enhance plant health - arrive with an open mind

"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 7th BCPC Diseases Review 2021 took place on Thursday 21 October 2021. The meeting was held as a Virtual event, via Zoom.

4 BASIS and 4 NRoSO CPD points were allocated for attendance at this event. 

This was an invitee only event.

Click here to view full recorded event 

A report on the event appeared in Farmers Weekly online on 12 November 2021 and can be viewed here 


Chair IntroductionKate Storer,  ADAS

The ins and outs of endophytes Matevs Papp-Rupar,  East Malling Research

Modern plant breeding mycorrhizal interactions – Tim Mauchline, Rothamsted Research

Elicitor use for disease control Neil Havis, SRUC
Powerpoint presentation: BCPC 2021 Neil Havis

PhD Presentations
Posters: Posters 2021

How can we help growers get the most out of bio fungicides? The AHDB AMBER Project – David Chandler, Warwick University
Powerpoint presentation: Chandler BCPC final

Can regulation keep pace with biofungicide technology? – Roma Gwynn, VP International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association
Powerpoint presentation: RGwynn – BCPC Biofungicide Regulation


Chair Close

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

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