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Posted 25 April 2012. PMN Crop News.

“IPM 2.0” Conference to be Held in The Netherlands

Source: Royal Netherlands Society of Plant Pathology Press Release.

Wageningen, The Netherlands (April 23, 2012)--The 10th conference of the European Foundation for Plant Pathology (EFPP), titled “IPM 2.0”, will be organized by the Royal Netherlands Society for Plant Pathology (KNPV) and held in Wageningen, The Netherlands, from October 1 through October 5, 2012.


The central theme of this important meeting addresses what research can bring to practice towards compliance with the National Action Plans that each EU member state must adopt for the new EU regulations on Integrated Pest Management (IPM).

“IPM2.0” is a multidisciplinary conference bringing all stakeholders to the stage and enabling a broad evaluation of existing and required technologies, as well as their implementation for disease management, in a broad variety of agronomical settings.

The meeting will comprise of many sessions that target case studies with Best Practices of IPM on the entire cropping systems, as well as disciplinary specific sessions on elements of IPM. In addition, no-jargon key-notes will explain recent technologies and how they can be applied in future IPM approaches.

The program of “IPM2.0” also includes a day trip to Floriade 2012, the World Horticultural Expo in Venlo, The Netherlands. It provides an exciting view on state-of-the-art agricultural production.

Learn more and register for IPM 2.0 and the 10th conference of the European Foundation for Plant Pathology at