Many unreported crop pests and pathogens are probably already present

Many unreported crop pests and pathogens are probably already present

Biotic invasions threaten global biodiversity and ecosystem function. Such incursions present challenges to agriculture where invasive pest species cause significant production losses require major economic investment to control and can cause significant production losses. Pest Risk Analysis (PRA)...

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 71st International Symposium on Crop Protection (21 May 2019 - Ghent, Belgium)

71st International Symposium on Crop Protection (21 May 2019 - Ghent, Belgium)

The 71st International Symposium on Crop Protection takes place on Tuesday 21 May 2019. It will be a joint venture with the 14th IUPAC International Congress of Crop Protection Chemistry, which will be hosted in Ghent, Belgium at the International Convention Centre (ICC) from 19 to 24 May...

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Spinach Downy Mildew: Advances in Our Understanding of the Disease Cycle and Prospects for Disease Management

Spinach Downy Mildew: Advances in Our Understanding of the Disease Cycle and Prospects for Disease Management

Downy mildew on spinach is caused by Peronospora effusa, an oomycete pathogen that poses a challenge to spinach production worldwide, especially in organic production. Following infection, P. effusa produces abundant amounts of asexual sporangia. Sporangia become windborne and initiate new...

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Plant-necrotroph co-transcriptome networks illuminate a metabolic battlefield

Plant-necrotroph co-transcriptome networks illuminate a metabolic battlefield

A central goal of studying host-pathogen interaction is to understand how host and pathogen manipulate each other to promote their own fitness in a pathosystem. Co-transcriptomic approaches can simultaneously analyze dual transcriptomes during infection and provide a systematic map of the...

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1st AISSA#under40 Conference, 16-17 May 2019 -  San Donà di Piave (VE, Italy)

1st AISSA#under40 Conference, 16-17 May 2019 - San Donà di Piave (VE, Italy)


The 1st AISSA#under40 Conference will be organized in Donà di Piave (VE, Italy) within the event "TerrEvolute - Festival della Bonifica" (16-19 May 2019). The Conference, for the first time in Italy, will give to young scientists working in the field of agricultural sciences the possibility to...

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15 PhD positions in plant virology/HTS/bioinformatics (INEXTVIR project)

15 PhD positions in plant virology/HTS/bioinformatics (INEXTVIR project)


15 PhD positions in plant virology/HTS/bioinformatics are available within the INEXTVIR project (“Innovative Network for Next Generation Training and Sequencing of Virome” fundedby European Commission).The successful candidates will be hosted by a memberof a European Consortium of...

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“QUALE AGRICOLTURA PER NUTRIRE L'UMANITA' E SALVAGUARDARE IL PIANETA”, Piacenza, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore- 9 MAy 2019

“QUALE AGRICOLTURA PER NUTRIRE L'UMANITA' E SALVAGUARDARE IL PIANETA”, Piacenza, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore- 9 MAy 2019

On 9 May 2019, the UNIVERSITÀ CATTOLICA DEL S. CUORE (Piacenza) will organize the meeting “QUALE AGRICOLTURA PER NUTRIRE L'UMANITA' E SALVAGUARDARE ILPIANETA”. 

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1st International Molecular Plant Protection Congress

1st International Molecular Plant Protection Congress


We are delighted to invite you at the 1st International Molecular Plant Protection Congress, under the coordination of Çukurova University, Ankara University and Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.The congress will be held at Çukurova University, Mithat Özsan Hall in Adana (Turkey),...

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