EuroXanth @ Plant BioProtech 2017

Our EuroXanth COST Action was presented by Prof Emilio Stefani (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy) at the 1st International Symposium on Plant Bioprotection Sciences & Technologies (Plant BioProtech) in Reims, France.

The main goal of this symposium was to bring together the experience of worldwide scientists and industrials from different disciplines (plant-microbe interactions, plant physiology, molecular biology, pathology, etc …) whose activities focus on plant protection by beneficial microorganisms and natural elicitors. A more comprehensive and detailed knowledge on this strategic field for the agriculture of the 21st century was to be provided. Topics included:

  • Elicitors and plant innate immunity
  • Microbial sensing and induced resistance
  • Biocontrol in greenhouse and field trials
  • Industrial perspectives about biocontrol

Thank you very much, Emilio, for your talk in Reims!

Best regards,
Ralf

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