7th ICPPS

7th International Conference of Pakistan Phytopathological Society

“Phytopathology: Current Scenario and Future Prospects”

November 25–26, 2019

November 29 – December 01, 2020

Jointly organized by Department of Plant Pathology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad &

Ayub Agricultural Research Institute, Faisalabad

The Phytopathological Society of Pakistan was established in 1983 as the first platform in the country for coordination among the renowned Plant Pathologists of Pakistan. Since then the society is working to popularize the science of Plant Pathology in the region. 7th International Conference of Pakistan Phytopathological Society (PPS) will be held at the Department of Plant Pathology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad and Ayub Agricultural Research Institute, Faisalabad during November 29 – December 01, 2020 under the umbrella of PPS.

The objective of the conference aimed at a fruitful discussion forum for national and international Plant pathologists. The event will provide the opportunity to bring faculty, researchers, students, scientists, farmers, and industrialists together in open dialogue under one roof. Over 500 eminent scientists, researchers, agro-chemical industries and farmers are expected to participate in the discussion. The participants will be able to discuss the issues related to plant health with special reference to changing climate and the possible strategies to overcome the problems.

The conference will cover the following topics;

  • Climate Change and Plant Diseases
  • Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • Molecular Plant Pathology
  • Biosecurity and Plant Quarantine
  • Plant Disease Management
  • Disease Resistance
  • Seed and Post-Harvest Pathology
  • Disease Modeling and Epidemiology
  • Taxonomy and Systematics of Plant Pathogens
  • Bioinformatics
  • Ecology of plant pathogens
  • Mycotoxins
  • Natural and chemical Pesticides
  • Insects in relation to Plant Diseases
  • Beneficial Microorganisms