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 will take place on Thursday 21 October 2021. The meeting will be held as a Virtual event, via Zoom.

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

This is an invitee only event.

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


10.00 Chair IntroductionKate Storer,  ADAS

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

10.55 Modern plant breeding mycorrhizal interactions – Tim Mauchline, Rothamsted Research

11.30 Elicitor use for disease control Neil Havis, SRUC

12.05 PhD Presentations

12.25 Lunch and posters

13.15 How can we help growers get the most out of bio fungicides? The AHDB AMBER Project – David Chandler, Warwick University

13.50 Can regulation keep pace with biofungicide technology? – Roma Gwynn, VP International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association

14.25 Discussion

14.55  Chair Close

15.00 End

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

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