Bridging the World through Horticulture

S28- Innovative Plant Protection in Horticulture (2nd International Symposium)

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Invited Speakers:

The Symposium on Innovative Plant Protection in Horticulture program will include invited speakers, and oral and poster presentations focusing on the latest developments in plant protection research worldwide. The Symposium program will include presentations on all aspects of development of innovative technologies and approaches to plant protection of importance to horticultural industries, focusing particularly on the challenges and potential solutions. Being part of the International Horticulture Congress, this Symposium will also provide a forum suitable for discussion and exchange of ideas between registrants with broader horticultural interests, which may lead to new partnerships and collaborations for future research and development.

Main themes:

  • Integrated Pest Management - insects, mites, nematodes
  • Integrated Disease Management - bacteria, fungi, viruses, viroids, phytoplasmas
  • Biological Control of Pests and Diseases - pre-harvest and post-harvest
  • Development and Commercialization of Biological Control Agents (BCAs)
  • Innovative Chemical Control of Pests and Diseases - agrichemicals, new chemistry
  • Pre-harvest and Post-harvest Pest and Disease Management in Developing Countries
  • Commercial Application of Innovative Pest and Disease Control Strategies
  • Epidemiology and Detection Technologies for Pre-harvest and Postharvest pathogens - modelling, forecasting
  • Future Pest and Disease Control/Management Strategies - Discussion/Panel

Scientific Committee:

  • Chris Hale  (NZ Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Science-New Zealand)
  • David Hunter (Agriculture and Agri-Food Station, Ontario. Canada)
  • Pongphen Jitareerat (King Mongkuts University of Technology Thonburi-Thailand)
  • Samir Droby (Hebrew University of Jerusalem- Israel)
  • Paul Hassan ( Syngenta-New Zealand)
  • Albert Schirring (Bayer, Germany)
  • Mona Gazel (Mustafa Kemal University-Turkey)