IOBC/WPRS Meeting on Citrus Pests, Diseases and Weeds
25 – 27 September 2017, Valencia, Spain

Welcome to

IOBC/WPRS Meeting on Citrus Pests, Diseases and Weeds


25 – 27 September 2017, Valencia, Spain


Invitation



Dear Colleague:

On behalf of the International Organization for Biological and Integrated Control of Noxious Animals and Plants (IOBC), West Palaearctic Regional Section (WPRS), you are cordially invited to participate in the next meeting of the IOBC/WPRS Working Group on “Integrated Control in Citrus Fruit Crops”, that will be held in Valencia, Spain, on 25-27 September 2017.

The meeting is organized by the “Universitat Politècnica de València, Instituto Agroforestal Mediterráneo”.

This international meeting intends to promote discussion on the major issues and research priorities for further development and spread of citrus IPM programs in Mediterranean countries.

During the conference several aspects of IPM in citrus in relation to arthropod pests, pathogens and weeds will be covered. The proposed scientific sessions, among other things, will deal with:

  • Citrus pest management
  • Biocontrol strategies and methods
  • Citrus diseases and weeds

Besides conferences, a mid-Symposium technical excursion will take place to some citrus orchards and citrus industry facilities located in the Valencia region. This will be an opportunity to participants to come in contact with different aspects of Spanish Citrus Industry.