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EuroBlight network to host online technical meetings in March and April

The EuroBlight network announced recently that it will organise four subgroup meetings and one online workshop in March and April this year to replace the physical workshop originally planned for May, 2021. An online EuroBlight workshop meeting will be held May 11 – 12 this year.

Each subgroup meeting will cover two blocks of 1½ hour each. All meetings will be organised by Aarhus University via ZOOM or by one partner institution.

EuroBlight offers 5 minute presentations and 1 minute “elevator talks” about your work. If you want to present then please indicate the title of your presentation when registering.

Register to one or more of the meetings here (might not work with the Firefox browser).

Further information on the meetings and themes can be found on the EuroBlight website here. Below is a brief outline.


Meeting 1
Date: 16 March 2021
Title: European P. infestans monitoring initiative – Results from 2020 and campaign in 2021.
Responsible: David Cooke, Geert Kessel and Jens G. Hansen
Contact: David Cook, James Hutton Institute


Meeting 2
Date: 23 March 2021
Title: New control strategies in the context of the EU Green deal – Farm to Fork strategy
Responsible: Geert Kessel, Pete Skelsey, Jens G. Hansen, Erland Liljeroth and Didier Andrivon.
Contact: Geert Kessel, Wageningen University & Research


Meeting 3
Date: 13 April 2021
Title: Alternaria subgroup meeting
Responsible: Hans Hausladen, Isaac K. Abuley, Erland Liljeroth, Peter Vanhaverbeke
Contact: Hans Hausladen, TUM – Gewächshauslaborzentrum Dürnast


Meeting 4
Date: 30 April 2021
Title: The EuroBlight fungicide table, and Biological control agents, plant resistance inducers and growth stimulants
Responsible:  Bert Evenhuis, Ruairidh Bain, Alison Lees, Isaac K. Abuley, Hans Hausladen, Karen Sullam & Tomke Musa.
Contact: Bert Evenhuis, Wageningen University and Research


Date:11-12 May
Title: EuroBlight online workshop. Plenum meeting 11-12 May.

Source: EuroBlight
Further information: JENS GRØNBECH HANSEN
Photo: Courtesy EuroBlight

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