68th Annual Conference on Soilborne Plant Pathogens, Salinas, CA

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68th Annual Conference on Soilborne Plant Pathogens, Salinas, CA

Meeting of the 68th Annual Conference on Soilborne Plant Pathogens and the 53nd Annual Statewide California Workshop

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1432 Abbott St 1432 Abbott Street Salinas, CA 93901

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About this event

  • 2 days 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

After one year of cancellation and two years of meeting remotely in 2021 and 2022, we will meet in-person in Salinas, CA

Local arrangements: JP Dundore-Arias (jdundorearias@csumb.edu) and Peter Henry (Peter.Henry@usda.gov). Program Chair: Kelly Ivors, kelly.ivors@driscolls.com

Come and meet with colleagues working on various aspects of soilborne fungal pathogens, nematodes and diseases- from the molecular to the applied. This meeting is very informal and loosely structured, allowing lots of time for discussions and interactions.

Highlights will include:

• Field trip of strawberry and leafy vegetable production, in Monterey County, including Spencer Farm and new USDA-ARS facilities on Tues. March 28. Separate field trip tickets required, limited to 50.

• Social/Dinner Weds. evening March 29 at the National Steinbeck Center

• One and a half days of scientific presentations March 29-30, including keynote talks by Steve Koike and a nematology talk, TBA

• Meeting of the California Nematology Workgroup

• Student travel scholarships available- see website. We will offer two $700 scholarships, deadline Jan. 30, 2023

Registration can be made on Google Forms (https://forms.gle/dhYh5dRtkePSaUX58)

Payment can be made on Eventbrite or checks can be sent to our treasurer Dr. Andreas Westphal, Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center, 9240 S Riverbend Ave, Parlier, CA 93648. 559-646-6555. Field trip will require a separate ticket ($55). Hotel information is posted on the website.