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East meets West in Zlatibor, Serbia

at the "VIIIth Congress on Plant Protection" of the Plant Protection Society of Serbia

VIII Congress on Plant Protection: "Integrated Plant Protection for Sustainable Crop Production and Forestry", Zlatibor, Serbia, 25-29 November 2019.

VIII Congress on Plant Protection: "Integrated Plant Protection for Sustainable Crop Production and Forestry", Zlatibor, Serbia, 25-29 November 2019.

Title page, Understanding pests and their control agents as the basis for integrated plant protection, Download Proceedings:
Understanding pests and their control agents as the basis for integrated plant protection
, Proceedings of the VIII Congress on Plant Protection (November 25-29, 2019, Zlatibor, Serbia). IOBC-WPRS, Plant Protection Society of Serbia and IOBC-EPRS, 2021 (pdf)

This meeting was co-organized with the East Palaearctic (IOBC-EPRS) and the West Palaearctic (IOBC-WPRS) Regional Sections of IOBC, in cooperation with the national plant protection societies from Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, North Macedonia, and Slovenia.

Congress Opening, Plant Protection Society of Serbia, IOBC-EPRS and IOBC-WPRS

It was formally opened by Dr. Brankica TANOVIĆ, president of the Plant Protection Society of Serbia, together with the presidents of IOBC-EPRS and IOBC-WPRS, Academician Viktor DOLZHENKO and Dr. Philippe NICOT (respectively center, left and right on the above photo).

The meeting focused on "Integrated Plant Protection for Sustainable Crop Production and Forestry" and brought together 540 participants from 29 countries from Europe, Asia, North America, and Oceania. A high participation of students and young scientists was recorded.

The scientific program comprised 6 sessions, mostly focused on biological and integrated protection of various important crops:

VIII Congress on Plant Protection: "Integrated Plant Protection for Sustainable Crop Production and Forestry", Zlatibor, Serbia, 25-29 November 2019.

The meeting entailed a total of 12 keynote and introductory lectures, 43 talks and 122 poster presentations. The high quality of the communications and the diversity of represented expertise, covering all aspects of crop protection, made for rich and fruitful exchange between participants in a welcoming atmosphere, which was highly conducive to the birth of new collaborations.

Zlatibor, Serbia

The impeccable organization of the event, the nice facilities and fantastic food of the venue, together with the natural beauty of the surroundings were definitely a plus.

Congress website: http://plantprs.org.rs/eng/viii-congress-eng