NEWSLETTER ON PLANT PATHOLOGY
Newsletter 33 (1) February 2003
Registered Charity No 1065521)
for the Newsletter is invited from individual members of ISPP, Associated
Societies, Council members, Chairs of all Committees and representatives
of Affiliated Societies and Supporting Organisations.
Editors, Joseph-Alexander Verreet, e-mail: email@example.com
and Elaine Davison, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
In this issue:
New Executive Committee of ISPP for 2003-2008
The new Executive Committee has taken office following ICPP 2003. The
- Dr Richard Falloon, President (Australasian Plant Pathology Society)
- Dr Peter Scott, Immediate Past President (British Society for Plant
- Prof Tang Wenhua, Vice President (Chinese Society for Plant
- Prof M. Lodovica Gullino, Vice President (Italian Association of
- Dr Thorsten Kraska, Secretary �General (German Phytomedical
- Dr Chuji Hiruki, Treasurer (Canadian Phytopathological Society)
- Prof Joseph-Alexander Verreet, Co-Editor ISPP Newsletter (German
- Dr Elaine Davison, Co-Editor ISPP Newsletter (Australasian Plant
Report on ICPP 2003
A full report will be presented in the next issue of the Newsletter
Dr. Jaacov Katan, winner of the Jakob Eriksson Prize
The 2003 winner of the Jakob Eriksson prize was awarded to Dr. Jaacov
Katan at ICPP 2003. The citation for this award is given at <http://www.isppweb.org/issues_eriksson.asp>
Forthcoming meeting on the Biology of
Ian Riley (email@example.com)
will be organising a special interest session of plant pathogenic
actinomycetes and Calum Wilson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
will be organising a session on potato scab, at the Thirteenth
International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes to be held in
Melbourne, Australia in Dec. 2003. Please contact Ian or Calum if you
would like to contribute. Conference details are at <http://www.conferencestrategy.com.au/isba/index.html>
Third International Conference on the Comparative Biology of the
Monocotyledons and Fourth International Symposium on Grass Systematics and
Evolution in Claremont, California, U.S.A.
30 March�5 April 2003.
for conference details or write to Monocots III, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic
Garden, 1500 North College Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-3157,
U.S.A.; e-mail <email@example.com>;
The XIIth Latin American Phytopathological Congress (XII Congreso
Latinoamericano de Fitopatolog�a) in Valle del Rio Grande, Texas, USA
6-10 April 2003.
To be held jointly with the Caribbean and Southern Divisions of the
American Phytopathological Society at the Radison Hotel, Isla del Padre,
Valle del Rio Grande, Texas, USA.
XI International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds in
27 April to 2 May 2003.
or contact Sharon Corey, CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra ACT
2601, Australia; Fax: +61-02-6246-4177; e-mail: <Sharon.Corey@csiro.au>.
Advances in European Crop Protection in Norwich, UK.
9-20 May 2003.
To register interest go to: <www.whitefly.org/EuroCropProtection.htm>.
International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) Extraordinary Meeting
2003 in Glattbrugg, Switzerland.
30 June-3 July 2003.
Contact: International Seed Testing Association (ISTA), Extraordinary
Meeting 2003, P O Box 308, 8303 Basserdorf, CH-Switzerland; Fax:
+41-1-838-6001; e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
American Phytopathology Society 95th Annual Meeting in Charlotte,
North Carolina, USA.
9-13 August 2003.
Second International Symposium on Plant Health in Urban Horticulture
in Berlin, Germany.
27-29 August 2003.
Organized by The Plant Protection Services of Berlin and the Federal
Biological Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry in cooperation
with the German Phytomedical Society.
Contact: Dr Hartmut Balder, Plant Protection Service of Berlin, Mohriner
Allee 137, D-12347 Berlin, Germany; e-mail: <email@example.com>.
14th Meeting of the International Council for the study of Virus and
Virus-like Diseases of the Grapevine (ICVG) in Locorotondo (Bari),
12�17 September 2003.
Contact: Donato Boscia <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Slovak and Czech Plant Protection Conference in Nitra, Slovak
16-17 September 2003.
Eighth Arab Congress of Plant Protection in El-Beida, Libya.
12-16 October 2003
Contact: Dr Ali Bataw, <email@example.com>,
Secretary of the Organizing Committee, Faculty of Agriculture, Omar El-Mokhtar
University, El-Beida, Libya or Dr Bassam Bayaa, <B.Bayaa@cgiar.org>,
President of the Arab Society of Plant Protection ICARDA, P.O. Box 5466,
British Society for Plant Pathology Presidential Meeting -
Plant-Pathogen Genomics - from Sequence to Application in Nottingham,
15-18 December 2003.
Contact: Dr M Dickinson, School of Biological Science, University of
Nottingham, Loughborough LE12 5RD, UK; Fax: +44-115-951-3251; e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
11th International Cereal Rust and Powdery Mildew Conference in
23-27 August 2004.
Contact: Dr James Brown, John Innes Centre, Norwich, NR4 7UH, UK; Fax:
+44-1603-450045; e-mail: <email@example.com>.
XIII International Botrytis Symposium in Antalya, Turkey.
25 -31 October 2004.
contact: Dr. Figen Yildiz <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
5th International Postharvest Research Symposium in Verona, Italy.
Contact: Professor Pietro Tonutti, University of Padova, Italy; Fax:
+39-04982-72850; e-mail: <email@example.com>.
The XIIIth Latin American Phytopathological Congress (XIII Congreso
Latinoamericano de Fitopatolog�a) in the city of Cordoba, Cordoba
Organized by the Latin American Phytopathological Association (ALF)
jointly with the annual meeting of the Argentine Phytopathological
Association (Asociaci�n Argentina de Fitopatolog�a, AAF).
Contact: Dr Sergio L Lenardon, Institute for Phytopathology and Plant
Physiology (IFFIVE), INTA, Cordoba, Argentina; <firstname.lastname@example.org>.