13 - 17 October 2019

Agro-Phyto Conference (AP2019)

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

The next joint meeting of the CORESTA Agronomy & Leaf Integrity and Phytopathology & Genetics Study Groups will be held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, from 13-17 October 2019, kindly hosted by the Tobacco Research Board of Zimbabwe. The venue will be the Elephant Hills Hotel.

More information about the meeting is available from the official meeting website at
http://ap2019.coresta.org

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Agronomy & Leaf Integrity and Phytopathology & Genetics

The Agronomy & Leaf Integrity and Phytopathology & Genetics Study Groups wish to encourage the submission of papers including but not limited to the following subjects:

  • Sustainability in tobacco leaf production (e.g. reforestation and biodiversity, curing fuel sustainability, water resources, GAP, soil conservation, improving efficiencies, crop production practices, farmer and field technician education, socio-economics)
  • Low nicotine (e.g. variety development, genetics, agronomic practices, economics)
  • Leaf chemistry (e.g. management of TSNAs, heavy metals, CPA residues, laboratory testing) 
  • Crop and environmental protection (e.g. CPA, IPM, bio-control, diagnostics, monitoring, organic production)
  • Breeding (e.g. technology and tools, variety development)


To submit an abstract for the Conference, please click on the link above to access the online abstract submission instructions and form.

Abstract submission deadline:  Friday, 17 May 2019