Plant Diseases Threats: Tools and Solutions

The 2019 Diseases Review took place at NIAB Park Farm, Sophi Taylor Building, Histon, Cambridge on Thursday 10 October 2019.

Theme – Plant Diseases Threat – Tools and Solutions

This is an invitee only event.

To access the speaker’s presentations please click on the presentation title below


10.00 – Registration and coffee

10.30 – Chairman’s introduction – Andrew Flind – BASF

10.35 – Threats and Opportunities with Products (active ingredients)
Fiona Burnett, SRUC

11.10 – Developing tools for detection and management of emerging Fusarium pathogens
John Clarkson, Warwick University

11.50 Working with alien pests and diseases
Andrew Gaunt, Animal and Plant Health Agency
New frontiers in plant movement: The use if high throughput sequencing in plant virology 
Adrian Fox, Fera Science Ltd

12.40 PhD Student posters summary presentations

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Integrated disease management for soil-borne pathogens
Amanda Bennett, AHDB

14.40 New breeding opportunities for disease resistance
Ruth Bryant, RAGT

15.20 New Tools in Disease Management
Keith Norman, Keith Norman Consultancy

16.00 Chairman’s wrap-up

16.10 End

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