Dear Colleges,

We are happy to announce that the next meeting of the IOBC/WPRS Working Group“ Integrated Control in Oilseed Crops “ entitled “Prospects and progress for sustainable oilseed crop protection“ will be held at the Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences of the Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia during September 7–9 2016.

In this meeting we will present and discuss recent advances in pathology and entomology research towards improved crop protection in oilseed production, with a focus on oilseed rape.

Topics include:

  • the role of biocontrol in pest and disease management,
  • conservation biocontrol and habitat management,
  • plant breeding for pest and disease resistance,
  • pesticide resistance and its management,
  • agronomical solutions
  • and more!

This will be an informal and lively meeting with an emphasis on discussion and will include sessions leading towards grant applications for EU projects.

Early bird payment fees are extended to 1st of July!

Preliminary program is up!