8th International Conference of Pakistan Phytopathological Society

“Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security: A nexus of Plant Pathogens, Climate Change and Water Challenges”

November 26-28, 2023

Organized by Department of Plant Pathology
The Islamia University, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Pakistan Phytopathological Society (PPS) is pleased to announce 8th International Conference (8th ICPPS) with the theme of “Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security: A nexus of Plant Pathogens, Climate Change and Water Challenges” a way forward to Zero Hunger. The conference will be held at Department of Plant Pthology, Faculty of Agriculture & Environment, Baghdad ul Jadeed Campus, The Islamia University Bahawalpur on Nov 26 – 28, 2023.

You are cordially invited to attend and participate in the Conference. The conference will cover the following topics;

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

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.

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.