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ISPP Council comprises the ISPP Executive Committee and individuals nominated by Associated Societies (or by nominated bodies in countries with no society of plant pathology) in proportion to the size of their membership. Councillors are listed for the following societies:

Countries and Associated Societies:
Argentina Argentine Crop Protection Society
Australasia Australasian Plant Pathology Society
Belgium Belgium Association for Research in Zoology and Phytopathology
Brazil Brazilian Society of Plant Pathology
Canada Canadian Phytopathological Society
China Chinese Society for Plant Pathology
China Taiwan Phytopathological Society
Colombia Asociaci�n Colombiana de Fitopatolog�a y Ciencias Afines
Denmark Danish Society for Plant Pathology
Egypt Egyptian Phytopathological Society
Ethiopia Ethiopian Society of Plant Pathology
Finland Plant Protection Society of Finland
France Soci�t� Fran�aise de Phytopathologie
Germany German Phytomedical Society
Greece Hellenic Phytopathological Society
Hungary Hungarian Society of Plant Protection
India Indian Phytopathological Society
Indonesia Indonesian Phytopathological Society
Iran Iranian Phytopathological Society
Ireland Society of Irish Plant Pathologists
Israel Israeli Phytopathological Society
Italy
Italian Phytopathological Society
Mediterranean Phytopathological Union
Italian Association for Plant Protection 
Japan The Phytopathological Society of Japan
Kenya Plant Pathology Society of Kenya
Korea Korean Society of Plant Pathology
Mexico Society Mexicana Fitopatologia
Morocco Association National pour la Production, la Protection, et l'Amelioration Vegetale
Netherlands Royal Netherlands Society of Plant Pathology
New Zealand Australasian Plant Pathology Society
Nigeria Nigerian Society of Plant Protection
Norway Norwegian Society of Plant Pathology
Pakistan Pakistan Phytopathological Society
Peru Asociacon Peruana de Fitopatologia
Philippines Philippine Phytopathological Society
Poland Polish Phytopathological Society
Portugal Portuguese Phytopathological Society
Russia Russian Phytopathological Society
Spain Society Espanola de Fitopatologia
Sudan Sudanese Society of Plant Pathology
South Africa Southern African Society for Plant Pathology
Sweden Swedish Society of Biopathology
Switzerland Schweizerische Gesellschaft f�r Phytomedizin
Thailand Thai Phytopathological Society
UK Association of Applied Biologists
British Mycological Society
British Society for Plant Pathology
USA American Phytopathological Society

Regional Societies:

 

Arab Society for Plant Protection
Asociacon Latinoamericana de Fitopatologia
Australasian Plant Pathology Society
European Foundation for Plant Pathology
Italian Association for Plant Protection
Mediterranean Phytopathological Union
Quebec Society for the Protection of Plants
Southern African Society for Plant Pathology

National Societies:

Argentina

Argentine Crop Protection Society (SAF)  (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Esther A.de Gotuzzo, Univ. Buenos Aires Agronomy, AV San Martin 4453, Buenos Aires, Argentina. E-mail:

Australia

Australasian Plant Pathology Society (APPS)  (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Prof. John Randles, University of Adelaide, Applied and Molecular Ecology, Waite Campus, Glen Osmond, South Australia 5064, Australia. Tel: +61-8-8303-7353; Fax: +61-8-8379-4095; E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Elaine Davison, Research Officer, Agriculture Western Australia, Locked Bag 4, Bentley Delivery Centre, Western Australia 6983, Australia. Tel: +61-8-9368-3690; Fax: +61-8-9367-2625; E-mail:

Belgium

Belgium Association for Research in Zoology and Phytopathology

(no contact data)

Brazil

Brazilian Society of Plant Pathology  (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. M.D.M. Porto, Fac Agronomia UFRGS, Caixa Postal 776Port Alegre 90.000, Brazil. Fax: +555 1316 6015; E-mail:

Canada

Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS)  (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Prof Zamir Punja, Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada. Phone: 1 (604) 291 4471 Mobile: Fax: 1 (604) 291-3496 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Kelly Turkington, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lacombe Research Centre, 60000 C&E Trail, Lacombe, AB, T4L 1W1, Canada. Phone: 1 (403) 782 8138 Mobile: Fax: 1 (403) 782-6120 E-mail:

China

Chinese Society for Plant Pathology (CSPP) (7 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Prof Youliang Peng, Department of Plant Pathology, China Agricultural University, No.2 Yuanmingyuan West Road, Beijing 100094, China. Phone: 86 (10) 6273 3607  Fax: 86 (10) 6273 3607 E-mail:, or  E-mail:
  •  ISPP Councillor: Prof Rongxiang Fang, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100094, China. Phone: 86 (10) 6254 8243 Mobile: Fax: 86 (10) 6254 8243 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof Da Fang Huang, Biotechnology Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, No. 30, Bai-Shi-Qiao Road, Beijing 100081, China. Phone: 86 (10) 6891 9842  Fax: 86 (10) 6213 6981 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof De-bao Li, Biotechnology Research Institute, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, Zhejiang Province, China. Phone: 86 (571) 8511 8211 Mobile: Fax: 86 (571) 8697 1182 
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof Fujiang Wen, College of Life Science, Shandong Agricultural University, No.61 Daizong Road, Taian 271018, Shandong, China. Phone: 86 (538) 824 1062 Mobile: Fax: 86 538 8226399 E-mail: 
  • ISPP Councillor: Shi-mai Zeng, Department of Plant Pathology,China Agricultural University, No.2 Yuanmingyuan West Road, Beijing 100094, China. Phone: 86 (10) 6273 3785 Mobile: Fax: 86 (10) 6281 3785 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof Guang-he Zhou, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, 100094, China. Phone: 86 (10) 6281 5928 Mobile: Fax: 86 (10) 6289 5365 E-mail:

China Taiwan Phytopathological Society (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. S.D. Liu, Nat Pingtung Polytech University, 1 Hseuh Fu Road, Nei Pu, Pingtung 91207, Taiwan. E-mail:

Colombia

Asociaci�n Colombiana de Fitopatolog�a y Ciencias Afines

  • ISPP Councillor: Elizabeth �lvarez, . Phone: Mobile: Fax: E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Fernando Correa V, CIAT, 7343 NW 79th Terrace, Medley, FL 33166, USA. Phone: (572) 445 0153 Mobile: Fax: (572) 445 0094 E-mail: 
  • ISPP Councillor: Francisco J Morales, . Phone: Mobile: Fax: E-mail: 
  • ISPP Councillor: Gabriel Cadena, . Phone: Mobile: Fax: E-mail:

Denmark

Danish Society for Plant Pathology (DSPP)  (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Dan Funck-Jenssen (President), Royal Vet & Agric University, Thorvaldsenvej 40, 1871 Frederiksberg C, Denmark. e-mail: Dfj@kvl.dk 
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Bent Nielson, Danish Inst. of Plant & Soil Science, Department of Plant Pathology & Pest Management, 2, Lottenborgvej, Lyngby,DK 2800, Denmark. e-mail: C/o dfj@kve.dk  or e-mail: C/o Hanne.Wolffhechel@agrsci.dk 

Egypt

Egyptian Phytopathological Society (EPS)  (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Prof. M.M. Ragab, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University. Giza, Egypt. E-mail: C/o
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof. M. M. Nazim (Secretary General), Faculty of Agriculture, Minufiya University. Shibin el-Kom, Egypt. E-mail: C/o

Ethiopia

Ethiopian Society of Plant Pathology

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Solomon Bislane, Alemaya Agricultural University, Plant Sciences, PO BOX 138 Dire Dawa, Ethiopia.

Finland

Plant Protection Society of Finland  (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Reijo Karjalainen, University of Helsinki, Department of Plant Biology PL28, Helsinki 00014, Finland. E-mail:

France

Soci�t� Fran�aise de Phytopahologie (3 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Charles Putz, INRA 28 Rue d'Herrlisheim BP 507, Colmar F 68021, France. Phone: Mobile: Fax: E-mail: 
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Pierre Ricci, INRA Antibes, Station de Pathologie V�g�tale, Villa Thuret, BP 2078, 06606 ANTIBES Cedex, FRANCE. Phone: 33 (4) 9367 8800 Mobile: Fax: 33 (4) 9367 8888 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Alain D Coleno, INRA 147 Rue De L' Universite, Paris 75342, France. Phone: Mobile: Fax: E-mail:

Germany

German Phytomedical Society (DPG) (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Prof Andreas von Tiedemann, Univ of Gottingen, Inst of Plant Path and Plant Protection, Grisebachstrasse 6, Goettingen, 37077, GERMANY. Phone: 49 (551) 393 701 Mobile: Fax: 49 (551) 394 187 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof G F Backhaus, Federal Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Messeweg 11-12, 38104 Braunschweig, Germany. Phone: 49 (531) 299 3201 Mobile: Fax: 49 (531) 299 3001 E-mail:

Greece

Hellenic Phytopathological Society (HPS) (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Professor DIMITRIS VELISSARIOU, Technological Educational Institute of Kalamata, 204 00 Antikalamos, Kalamata, GREECE.  Phone: 0030 2721 0 45108   E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Associate Professor EPAMINONDAS PAPLOMATAS, Agricultural University of Athens, Plant Pathology, 75 Iera Odos, 118 55 Athens, GREECE.  Phone: 0030-210-5294515 fax: 0030-210-5294513   E-mail:

Hungary

Hungarian Society of Plant Protection (HSPP) (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Zoltan Kyraly, Hungarian Acad Science, Plant Protection Institute, PO BOX 1021525, Budapest 114, Hungary. Fax: +361 317 8486

India

Indian Phytopathological Society (IndianPS) (4 Councillors)

Indonesia

Indonesian Phytopathological Society (INDO PS) (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Susamto Somowiyarjo, Faculty of Agriculture, Gadjah Mada University, Sekip Unit I Yogyakarta-55281, Indonesia. Tel: +61-274-542740; Fax : +61-274-563062; E-mail: c/o

Iran

Iranian Phytopathological Society (IranPS) (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Associate Professor Mansoureh Mirabolfathy.  Plant Diseases Research Department, Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection, P.O. Box 1454, Tehran 19395 Phone: +98 21 22174060 Fax: +98 21 22174060 Mobile: 09123273414  E-mail:

Ireland

Society of Irish Plant Pathologists (SIPP) (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. J.A. Kavanagh, University College, Faculty of Agriculture - Plant Pathology, Belfield Dublin 4, Ireland. E-mail: c/o 
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof. J. Blakeman, Queens University Agriculture, Food Science Plant Path, Newforge Lane Belfast BT9 5PXN. Ireland. Fax: +44 (0)1232 668375; E-mail:

Israel

Israeli Phytopathological Society (ISRAEL PS) (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Yochanan Zilberstein, Jewnin-Joffe Industry Limited, Plant Protection Division, Shalom Tower, POB 29511, Tel Aviv 61294, Israel. E-mail: c/o

Italy

Italian Phytopathological Society (SIDPV) (6 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Prof Gabriella Cirvilleri, Univ of Catania DISTEF, Section Plant Pathology, Via S.Sofia 100, Catania, 95123, ITALY. Phone: 39 0 (95) 714 7355 Mobile: Fax: 39 0 (95) 714 7266 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Franco Faoro, Istituto di Virologia Vegetale del CNR - Sez. di Milano. Phone: Mobile: Fax: E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof Matteo Lorito, Univ Degli Studi Di Napoli, Dip Arbopave, Sez Patologia Veg, Via Universita, 100, Portici (NA), 80055, ITALY. Phone: 39 0 (81) 775 5142 Mobile: Fax: 39 0 (81) 775 5320 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Annalisa Polverari, Universit� di Verona. Phone: Mobile: Fax: E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof. Aniello Scala, Universit� di Firenze, Firenze, Italy. E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof. Donato Gallitelli, Universit� di Bari, Bari, Italy. E-mail:

 

Japan

The Phytopathological Society of Japan (PSJ) (5 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Prof.  Shigetoh  Namba,  Tokyo University, Graduate School for gricultural Sciences, 1-1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo #113-8657 Japan.  Phone: 81-3-5841-5053 Fax: 81-3-5841-5054  E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof.  Tomonori  Shiraishi,  Okyama University, Faculty of Agriculture, 1-1-1 Tsushimanaka, Okayama city, #700-0082 Japan.  Phone: -81-86-251-8311 Fax: +81-86-254-0714  E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof. Youichi Takanami.  1-14-1 Sakurai, Tsukushino city #818-0063 Japan.  E-mail: 
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof. Ichirou  Uyeda.  Hokkaido University, Graduate School for Agricuture, 9-Nishi, ) Jou, Kita-ku, Sapporo city, Hokkaido #060-0809 Japan   Phone: 81-11-706-2473 Fax: 81-11-706-2843 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof. Shinji Tsuyumu, Shizuoka University, Faculty of Agriculture, 836 Ohya, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka city #422-8659 Japan.  Phone: +81-54-238-4823 Fax: +81-54-238-4823  E-mail:

Kenya

Plant Pathology Society of Kenya (PPSK) (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr D M Mukunya, University of Nairobi, Agriculture, PO BOX 29053, Kabete, Kenya. Phone: 254 (20) 631 956 Mobile: Fax: 254 (20) 632 121 E-mail:

Korea

Korean Society of Plant Pathology (KSPP) (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Professor EunWoo Park. Dept. Agricultural Biology, Seoul Nat'l Univ.,151-742, Seoul, Korea   Phone: 02-880-4672 Mobile: 010-4506-5636 E-mail:

Mexico

Society Mexicana Fitopatologia (SMF) (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Juan Pablo Martinez-Soriano, CINVESTAV Unidad Irapuato, Apdo. postal 629, Irapuato, Gto, Mexico. Phone: 52 (462) 39637 Mobile: Fax: 52 (462) 45996 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Edward R French, International Potato Ctr - Lima Peru, PO Box 25574, Miami, FL 33102-5574, USA. Phone: 1 (650) 833 6635 Mobile: Fax: 1 (650) 833 6636 E-mail:

Morocco

Association National pour la Production, la Protection, et l'Amelioration Vegetale (Morocco) (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr M Besri, Department de Phytopathologii, Inst. Agronomique et V�t�rinaire Hassan, J.A.V. Hassan II, B.P. 6202 Rabat, Marocco. Phone: Mobile: Fax: E-mail:

Netherlands

Royal Netherlands Society of Plant Pathology (KNPV) (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Nyckle J Fokkema, IPO-DLO P.O. Box 9060, Wageningen 6700 GW, The Netherlands. Phone: 31 (31) 747 6243 Mobile: Fax: 31 (31) 741 0113 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Aad Termorshuizen, . Phone: Mobile: Fax: E-mail:

New Zealand

Australasian Plant Pathology Society (APPS)  (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Prof. John Randles, University of Adelaide, Applied and Molecular Ecology, Waite Campus, Glen Osmond, South Australia 5064, Australia. Tel: +61-8-8303-7353; Fax: +61-8-8379-4095; E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Elaine Davison, Research Officer, Agriculture Western Australia, Locked Bag 4, Bentley Delivery Centre, Western Australia 6983, Australia. Tel: +61-8-9368-3690; Fax: +61-8-9367-2625; E-mail:

Nigeria

Nigerian Society of Plant Protection (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Olefunke A Egunjobi, University of Ibadan, Agricultural Biology, Ibadan, Nigeria. 

Norway

Norwegian Society of Plant Pathology (NPPF/NCPP) (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Arild Sletten, The Norwegian Crop Research Institute, Plant Protection Centre, Hoyskoleveien 7, N-1432 Aas, Norway; Fax: +47-64-94-92-26;E-mail:

Pakistan

Pakistan Phytopathological Society (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Farhat F Jamil, Deputy Chief Scientist, NIAB, Jhang Road, Faisalabad, Pakistan. Phone: Mobile: Fax: E-mail:

Peru

Asociacon Peruana de Fitopatologia (1 Councillor)

  • Secretary/Treasurer: Dr Liliana Aragon, Universidad Nacional Agraria, Dept de Fitopatologia, Apartado 456, Lima 100, Peru. Phone: 51 (1) 349 5669 x328     Mobile:      Fax: 51 (1) 349 6631 E-mail:

Philippines

Philippine Phytopathological Society (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Christian Cumagun, Protection Cluster University of the Philippines at Los Ba�os 4031 College, Laguna, Philippines, E-mail:

Poland

Polish Phytopathological Society (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Prof Malgorzata Manka, Katedra Fitopatologii Lesnej AR, Department of Forest Pathology, The August Cieszkowski Agricultural University, ul. Wojska Polskiego 71c, 60-625 Poznan, Poland. Phone: 48 (61) 848 7708 Mobile: Fax: 48 (61) 848 7711 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof Zbigniew Weber, Katedra Fitopatologii AR, Department of Plant Pathology, The August Cieszkowski Agricultural University, ul. Dabrowskiego 159, 60-594 Poznan, Poland. Phone: Mobile: Fax: E-mail:

Portugal

Portuguese Phytopathological Society (SPF) (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Prof Ana Maria Nazare Pereira, Universidade de Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Dept. Protecc�o de Plantas, Quinta de Prados, Apartado 202, 5000 Vila Real, PORTOGALLO. Phone: 351 (2) 5935 0506 Mobile: Fax: 351 (2) 5935 0480 E-mail:

Russia

Russian Phytopathological Society (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Yuri T Dyakov, . Phone: Mobile: Fax: E-mail:

Spain

Society Espanola de Fitopatologia (5 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Cristina Cabaleiro. Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Escuela Polit�cnica Superior, Departamento Producci�n Vegetal. Campus Universitario s/n. 27002 Lugo (Spain)  Phone: 34 982252231 Fax: 34 982285926  E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Jes�s Mar�a Murillo Mart�nez. ETSIAgronomos, Universidad P�blica de Navarra, Dpto Producci�n Agraria. Campus Arrosad�a. 31006 Pamplona, Navarra (Spain)   Phone: 34 94816 9133 Fax: 34 948169732 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Lavi�a Gomila Amparo. Institut de recerca i Tecnologia Agroaliment�ria. IRTA. Dpto. Producci�n Vegetal/Virolog�a  Phone: 34 93 7507511 Fax: 34 937533954  E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Jos� Luis Palomo G�mez Centro Regional de Diagn�stico, Junta de Castilla y Le�n, 37080, Salamanca, Spain. Phone: 34 923363150 Fax: 34 923363149  E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr I�igo Zabalgogeazcoa Gonz�lez  Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiolog�a, CSIC, Salamanca, Spain. Phone: 34 923219606 Fax: 34923219609  E-mail:

 Sudan

Sudanese Society of Plant Pathology (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr S O Freigoun, University Gezira, PO BOX 20, Agricultural Sciences, Wad Medani, Sudan. Phone: Mobile: Fax: 

South Africa

Southern African Society for Plant Pathology  (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Michael J Wingfield, Mondi Professor, Forest Pathology Director, Forestry and Agril. Biotech. Institute (FABI), Faculty of Biological and Agricultural Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa. Phone: 27 (12) 420 3939 Mobile: Fax: 27 (12) 420 3960 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof  Zacharias Pretorius,  Chair, Plant Sciences,  University of the Free State, P.O. Box 339   Bloemfontein 9300,   South Africa  Phone: +27 51 4012514  Mobile (0)823344733  Fax +27 51 4445945   E-mail:

Sweden

Swedish Society of Biopathology (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Sture Brishammar, SLU Plant Pathology & Biocontrol Unit, Box 7035, SE-75007 Uppsala , Sweden. Phone: Mobile: Fax: E-mail:

Switzerland

Schweizerische Gesellschaft f�r Phytomedizin (SGP)  (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Brigitte Mauch-Mani, University of Neuchatel, Institute of Botany, Rue Emile Argand 9, CH-2007 Neuch�tel, Switzerland. Phone: 41 (32) 718 2205 Mobile: Fax: 41 (32) 718 2201 E-mail:

Thailand

Thai Phytopathological Society (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Wanphen Srithongchai, Plant Virology Section, Plant Pathology Group, Plant Protection Research and Development Office, Department of Agriculture, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand. Tel: 0-2579-9588, Fax: 0-2579-2350 E-mail: 
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Wichai Kositratana, Kasetsart University (KU), Kampaengsaen Campus, Plant Pathology Dept, Faculty of Agriculture, Nakhon Pathom, 73140, THAILAND. Phone: 66 34 351 890 Mobile: Fax: 66 34 351 890 E-mail:

UK

Association of Applied Biologists (AAB)  (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Prof C Duffus, . Phone: Mobile: Fax: E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Mike May, IACR-Broom's Barn, Higham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP28 6NP, UK. Phone: Mobile: Fax: E-mail:

British Mycological Society (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Clive M Brasier, Forest Research Station, Alice Holt Lodge, Wricclesham, Farnham, Surrey GU 10 4LH, UK. Phone: 44 (14) 202 2255 Mobile: Fax: 44 (14) 202 3653 E-mail:

British Society for Plant Pathology (BSPP)  (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Richard Cooper, Reader in Plant Pathology, Dept of Biology & Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY, UK. Phone: 44 (1225) 323 051 Mobile: Fax: 44 (1225) 826 779 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Mr Bill Rennie, 1 St Fillans Grove, Aberdour, Fife, KY3 OXG, UK. Phone: 44 (1383) 860 695 Mobile: Fax: E-mail:

USA

American Phytopathological Society (APS)  (11 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Thomas Evans,   Phone: (302) 831-2534 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: George Abawi,   Phone: (315) 787-2374 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: James Correll,  Phone: (479) 575-2710 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: James Moyer, Phone: (919) 515-2730 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: John Andrews,   Phone: (608) 262-9642 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Kitty Cardwell,   Phone: (202) 401-1790 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Lee Calvert,   Phone: 57-2 445-0194 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Randy Ploetz,   Phone: (305) 246-7001x321 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Rick Bennett,   Phone: (301) 504-6915 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Robert Zeigler,  Phone: (650) 833-6633x2776 E-mail:

Regional Societies:

Arab Society for Plant Protection (ASPP)  (3 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Khaled M. Makkouk, ICARDA, P.O. Box 5466, Aleppo, Syria. E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Wafa Khoury, Lebanese University, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, PO Box 13 5368, Chouran, Beirut, Lebanon. e-mail: (c/o Dr. K. Makkouk) E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Abdallah Abdel Monem, Research Plant Pathology Institute, ARC, Giza, 9 Gamaa Street, Cairo, gypt. Fax: +202-5723146; e-mail: (c/o Dr. K. Makkouk) E-mail:

Asociacion Latinoamericana de Fitopatologia (ALF) (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr Mario Alberto Rocha Pe�a, INIFAP - Laboratorio de Patolog�a Molecular, Facultad de Ciencias Biol�gicas, UANL, Edificio A, 3er. Piso. Calle Pedro de Alba y Manuel L. Barrag�n, Ciudad Universitaria, San Nicol�s de los Garza, Nuevo Le�n 66450 M�xico. Phone: 52 (8) 376 6320 Mobile: Fax: 52 (8) 376 6320 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Juan Pablo Martinez-Soriano, Unidad de Biotecnologia, Cinvestav, Apartado Postal 629, Irapuato-GTO, 36500, Mexico. E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Edward R French, Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) - International Potato Center, Apartado 1558 ; Av. La Universidad 795, La Molina, Lima 12, Peru. Tel: +51-1-349 6017; Fax: +51-1-349 5638; Tel. via USA: +1 650 833 6635; Fax: +1 650 833 6636; E-mail:

Australasian Plant Pathology Society (APPS)  (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Prof. John Randles, University of Adelaide, Applied and Molecular Ecology, Waite Campus, Glen Osmond, South Australia 5064, Australia. Tel: +61-8-8303-7353; Fax: +61-8-8379-4095; E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Elaine Davison, Research Officer, Agriculture Western Australia, Locked Bag 4, Bentley Delivery Centre, Western Australia 6983, Australia. Tel: +61-8-9368-3690; Fax: +61-8-9367-2625; E-mail:

European Foundation for Plant Pathology  (1 Councillor)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Johannes F.J.M. van den Heuvel, De Ruiter Seeds, PO Box 1050, 2660 BB Bergschenhoek, Netherlands. E-mail: and E-mail:

 Italian Association for Plant Protection

  • ISPP Councillor: Professor Franco Marras, University of Sasssari  E-mail: 
  • ISPP Councillor: Professor Angelo Garibaldi, University of Torino  E-mail: 
  • ISPP Councillor: Professor Franco Faretra, University of Bari  E-mail: 
  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Angelo PortaPuglia, Ministry for Agricultural Policies E-mail:

Mediterranean Phytopathological Union (MPU) (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Maria Ivone Clara, Dep.to Sanidade Animal Vegetal, Universidade de Evora, Largo Dos Colegiais, 7000 Evora Codex, PORTUGAL. Phone: +351 266 760 800  Mobile: Fax: + 351 266 760 912 E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Giuseppe Surico, Universit� di Firenze, Dipartimento di Biotecnologie agrarie, sez. Patologia vegetale, P.le delle Cascine, 28, 50144 Firenze, ITALY, Phone: 39 0 (055) 328 8379     Mobile:      Fax: 39 0 (055) 328 8273   E-mail:

Quebec Society for the Protection of Plants (QSPP) (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. L. Tartier, Station Recherche Agricole, 3300 Rue Sicotte CP 480, St Hyacinthe, Quebec 1Z8 7B8, Canada. E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Odile Carisse  E-mail:

Southern African Society for Plant Pathology  (2 Councillors)

  • ISPP Councillor: Dr. Michael J. Wingfield, Mondi Professor, Forest Pathology Director, Forestry and Agril. Biotech. Institute (FABI), Faculty of Biological and Agricultural Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa. Fax: +27-12-4203960; E-mail:
  • ISPP Councillor: Prof  Zacharias Pretorius,  Chair, Plant Sciences,  University of the Free State, P.O. Box 339   Bloemfontein 9300,   South Africa  Phone: +27 51 4012514  Mobile (0)823344733  Fax +27 51 4445945   E-mail: