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

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"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 

PROGRAMME

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

Discussion

Chair Close

For further information please contact: Mike Ashworth, chairman, Email: mike.ashworth@corteva.com

or Moira Hart, Dewpoint Marketing Tel: 01664 823551 Email: moira@dewpointmarketing.co.uk