5th International Conference of Pakistan Phytopathological Society

“Crop Protection for Sustainable Agriculture”

November 23-25, 2015
Institute of Agricultural Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore

The Pakistan Phytopathological Society is the premier society dedicated to high-quality, innovative plant pathology research. PPS was established in 1983 as first platform in the country for those interested in the subject. Since then we are working to popularise the science of Plant Pathology in this region. Since its existence PPS successfully organized eight national and 2 international conferences.

PPS is good example of self-sustaining, cooperation, and unity of phytopathologists. Since its existence, PPS has organized nine national and four international conferences. The 5th International Conference of Pakistan Phytopathological Society will address the emerging challenges faced by the crop plants. The conference will cover the following topics:

  • Climate Change and Plant Diseases
  • Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • Molecular Plant Pathology
  • Biosecurity and Plant Quarantine
  • Fungal, Bacterial, Viral and Nematode Diseases
  • Integrated Disease Management
  • Biological & Chemical Control of Plant Diseases
  • Disease Resistance
  • Seed and Post-Harvest Pathology
  • Disease Modeling and Epidemiology
  • Taxonomy and Systematics of Plant Pathogens
  • Mycotoxins
  • Natural Pesticides
  • Management of Insect Vectors of Plant Diseases
  • Insects in relation to Plant Diseases
  • Beneficial Microorganisms