Plant Diseases Threats: Tools and Solutions


The 2019 Diseases Review will take 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.

Registration can be made here


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 New Frontiers in Plant Movements
Andrew Gaunt and Adrian Fox

12.40 PhD Student posters summary presentations

13.00 Lunch

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

14.40 New breeding opportunities for disease resistance
Ruth Bryant, RAGT

15.20 New Tools in Disease Management
Keith Norman

16.00 Chairman’s wrap-up

16.10 End

For further information contact: Moira Hart email: moira@dewpointmarketing.co.uk