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Crop Research Conference: knowing your enemy - the future of crop protection

Conference
25 September 2013: £80-£150
at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE
for scientists, farm advisers and policymakers
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Leading scientists and industry experts will be joining forces at AHDB’s Crop Research Conference to discuss how a better scientific understanding of pests, weeds and diseases can lead to practical crop protection tools for growers. Future research priorities will also be up for discussion following the recent publication of the Government’s AgriTech Strategy.

The conference features three presentation sessions:

  • Advances in genomics
  • Population and evolutionary biology
  • Lessons from ecology.

At the conference Professor Paul Birch, University of Dundee Division of Plant Sciences/ James Hutton Institute, will give a talk on "Phytophthora pathogenomics and disease resistance" and Dr Alison Karley, James Hutton Institute, will speak on "Plant, insect and microbe interactions and insect population ecology".

Conference prices (inclusive of VAT) are:

  • Standard ticket: £150
  • Levy payers: £100
  • Students: £80.

The full programme is available in the flier below and online booking is available here. Further information from events@hgca.ahdb.org.uk or Tel: 024 7647 8724.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.