Indian Phytopathological Society. New Delhi
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(M.P. Thakur)

President, IPS &
Chairman, Core Committee


(Dinesh Singh)

Secretary, IPS &
Organizing Secretary


Welcome Message

Dear Colleagues,

Greetings from Indian Phytopathological Society (IPS).

It is with immense pleasure to welcome you on behalf of the Indian Phytopathological Society, in the 7th International Conference on “Phytopathology in Achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals” at ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi, India, during January 16-20, 2020. The IPS along with 12 most prominent plant protection societies/institutions within and outside the country have come together to celebrate 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health and planned to bring the world plant pathologists/microbiologists/biotechnologists on a common forum to discourse the issues related to plant pathogens, the disease they cause, the threat they pose to global agriculture and method & strategies to combat them.

Organizing team would like to ensure you that this conference will be an unforgettable experience. We look forward to your participation in the Conference to make it a grand success. Please do not hesitate to contact or email us if we can be of further assistance.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission (open) September 01, 2019
Abstract Submission (closing) November 30, 2019
Acceptance of Abstract Within 10 days of submission of abstract
Early Bird Registration September 01 2019 to November 15, 2019
Registration (with late fee) November 16, 2019 to December 31, 2019
Spot Registration January 16-20, 2020

Technical Sessions

  1. Taxonomy of plant pathogens
  2. Plant disease diagnostics
  3. Population genetics and pathogen diversity
  4. Host pathogen interaction and plant immunity
  5. Climate change influencing plant diseases
  6. Epidemiology and forecasting of plant diseases
  7. Plant health management vis-à-vis human health
  8. Post-harvest diseases and mycotoxins
  9. Disease management in organic and protected cultivation
  10. Breeding strategies for plant disease resistance
  11. Bio-prospecting in disease management
  12. Progress in chemical control of plant diseases
  13. Workshop on wilt disease of solanaceous crops
  14. Genomics and bioinformatics
  15. Transgenics and related approaches for disease management
  16. Human resource development in plant pathology
  17. International trade and biosecurity
  18. Extension plant pathology: challenges in implementation
  19. Plant pathologists entrepreneurship and policy perspectives for food security
  20. Farmers-Scientists-Industries interface
  21. Workshop on Rust diseases of cereals








7th International Conference

Phytopathology in Achieving UN
Sustainable Development Goals

January 16-20, 2020

Venue :
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi, India