Annual Meeting: Control of Wheat Pathogens and Pests EWG


Feasibility of a global molecular diagnostic project for leaf blotch diseases

The Expert Working Groups on Control of Wheat Pathogens and Pests is organizing a meeting that focuses on the development of diagnostic methods that permit the evaluation of the distribution and impact of major wheat diseases in all wheat growing areas.

The discussion will be based on the survey (link is external)


The meeting will be held at University College Dublin on the 24 May 2019 (following the ISCLB2019 (link is external)).

All scientist and students are welcome to participate.


All facts

Date/Time         24 May 2019, 02:00 pm IST (time TBC)

Location             University College Dublin, O'Brien Centre for Science

                           Stillorgan Rd, Roebuck, Dublin 4 - Ireland

Room                  H1.49

WebEx access     Yes (TBA)


Provisional programme

  • Global molecular diagnostics

  • Pathogen reference centres (like Flakkebjerg but for TS, PTR, STB etc)

  • Creating contact direct

  • (Additional) Future grant initiatives

Wheat Initiative